Why do we even say this? Students are learning the material, so they almost certainly don’t understand it. We need to be careful with the implicit standards we set.
Médias sociaux: La polarisation de l'information à l'âge d'internet Blogue Vincent Jase mar 15/01/2019 - 12:54 19166 Société
Alcools et drogues: pour une vision plus réaliste des règles Blogue David-Martin Milot lun 14/01/2019 - 18:51 19165 Santé/médecine
Faut-il avoir peur du sucre et de l’intelligence artificielle ? Blogue Le cerveau à tous les niveaux lun 14/01/2019 - 14:31 19162 Biologie Blogue Le cerveau à tous les niveaux
There’s a lovely forest near my house. It’s a wonderful place that looks exceptional in the autumn, where the fallen leaves of the trees cover the path in a flurry of orange, red, and yellow. I love running there because it’s so peaceful. Imagine that I told you I would show you this forest. After hearing me wax poetic about it, you’re excited to see it. We get to the forest, and I show you…
I wonder if we could compress meetings to about half their time without losing significant information?
When making work that’s important to you, it’s tempting to focus on improving your best work. After all, when you think of your work, that’s what first comes to mind. (You don’t think about the mediocre work.) Therefore, it makes sense to focus on that. By definition, this should be scarce. It’s not that you decide to sometimes do great work. Rather, it’s a simple consequence of looking at many pieces. Some will jump out…
La Suisse, plaque tournante de l’aide à mourir Blogue Dire ven 11/01/2019 - 14:40 19159 Société Blogue Dire
As much as it might seem like it at times, I promise you that there are other things that matter than grades.
A characteristic trait of students is that we tend to think in the short term. Our lives have natural milestones: semesters, midterms, due dates for assignments, final exams, and summer and winter breaks. These lead to students having a certain mindset with respect to time. For the most part, we think about our lives in terms of weeks and (maybe) months. For example, I’m writing this (not at the time of publication) in a week…