education

An index of blog posts tagged ‘education’ here at MarkCz.com.
Jonah Lehrer: ‘Imagine: How Creativity Works’

Jonah Lehrer: ‘Imagine: How Creativity Works’

Update, July 30, 2012: On Sunday, July 29, Jonah Lehrer resigned from The New Yorker over reuse of his own material in his New Yorker blog posts, and after an article in Tablet magazine — "Jonah Lehrer’s Deceptions" — revealed that he had fabricated quotes from Bob...

Stupid Americans found to be dumb and ignorant

Stupid Americans found to be dumb and ignorant

A March 20 Newsweek story — "How Dumb Are We? / How Ignorant Are Americans?" — found that 29 percent of us can't name our vice president, 44 percent cannot define the Bill of Rights, and 73 percent are clueless about the core issue behind the Cold War. All of these...

Jaime Escalante and ‘ganas’

Jaime Escalante and ‘ganas’

The death of Jaime Escalante is in the news today. Escalante was the calculus teacher portrayed in the 1988 film Stand and Deliver who had his students in a low-income, East Los Angeles school passing the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Listening to a remembrance today on...

‘Good Eats’ on YouTube

I have written here before about Good Eats — about the steel-cut oatmeal show, the gumbo show. Good Eats is one of my all-time favorite shows on television. At the same time, I currently loathe the Food Network. Where I once...

education

An index of blog posts tagged ‘education’ here at MarkCz.com.

Jonah Lehrer: ‘Imagine: How Creativity Works’

Update, July 30, 2012: On Sunday, July 29, Jonah Lehrer resigned from The New Yorker over reuse of his own material in his New Yorker blog posts, and after an article in Tablet magazine — "Jonah Lehrer’s Deceptions" — revealed that he had fabricated quotes from Bob...

Stupid Americans found to be dumb and ignorant

A March 20 Newsweek story — "How Dumb Are We? / How Ignorant Are Americans?" — found that 29 percent of us can't name our vice president, 44 percent cannot define the Bill of Rights, and 73 percent are clueless about the core issue behind the Cold War. All of these...

Jaime Escalante and ‘ganas’

The death of Jaime Escalante is in the news today. Escalante was the calculus teacher portrayed in the 1988 film Stand and Deliver who had his students in a low-income, East Los Angeles school passing the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Listening to a remembrance today on...

‘Good Eats’ on YouTube

I have written here before about Good Eats — about the steel-cut oatmeal show, the gumbo show. Good Eats is one of my all-time favorite shows on television. At the same time, I currently loathe the Food Network. Where I once...

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