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School Rules

This idea of "school rules" comes, of course, from Michael Pollan's new book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual. Here is a sample from his book: Don't eat anything your great-great-great grandmother wouldn't recognize as food. Imagine how baffled your ancestors would be in a modern supermarket: the epoxy-like tubes of Go-Gurt, the preternaturally fresh Twinkies, […]

X = The Solution

"What is the problem for which X is the solution?" This is arguably the most useful question to ask in most any situation related to education (or anything else for that matter). What is the problem for which computers are the solution? What is the problem for which textbooks are the solution? What is the […]

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