Image of a plate with the Greek character Pi in the centre and a calculation of pi to several dozen digits around the rim.
Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz: Plans for Pi Day?

Since I myself tend to forget about and/or otherwise miss minor holidays that don’t involve days off work or major cultural activities (e.g. Burns Night, Talk Like a Pirate Day, just about everyone’s birthday), I thought you all might appreciate a reminder that Friday (3.14) is Pi Day! I definitely …

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Required Readings

Required Readings, 10 September 2013

Hello, everyone! Here are some articles for you to peruse this Tuesday morning: -In response to the challenge to the Pledge of Allegiance in Massachusetts, Fox News host Dana Perino says that atheists “don’t have to live here” if we don’t like having “under God” in the Pledge. -Jewish atheists …

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Required Readings

Required Readings, 5 September 2013

The mystery of women…in science. Jury sides with deaf medical student. Social media informing college choice. Good morning, teachers and learners! Here are today’s required readings. Mystery of the Missing Women in Science – Natalie Angier examines the stereotypes and barriers to having more girls enter the science fields. Deaf …

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Ben Goldacre
Required Readings

RR: March 14, 2013

It’s Pi, Popes, Robots…and Ben Goldacre. It’s that kind of a day. Enjoy your required readings, students. I’ll be quizzing you later. Celebrate Pi Day – In the US at least, where we place the day before the month. Sorry, Europe. But, hey, enjoy these math teacher resources for Pi …

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