Tag: Education

Recent Read: “Don’t Shun Conservative Professors”

In case you missed it, Arthur C. Brooks has a solid op-ed in the New York Time on academic intellectual freedom. Some highlights: These days, the news […]

Tomorrow’s Jobs Demand We Reinvent Mathematical Education Today

“In the future, there will be only two kinds of people: people who know math and people who work for them.” These words were said to me […]

STEM Shortage In The US: Yes, But Not For The Obvious Reasons

Over the last few years there has been a lot written about the shortage of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) graduates in the US. […]

Great Scientist ≠ Good at Math

There is a great short piece on WSJ.com E.O. Wilson, biologist and professor emeritus at Harvard. His little essay argues that kids who are not […]

Bankers in School?

Interesting note today about UK scheme to have bankers teach financial basics in schools: The plans are part of a campaign by more than 200 […]