On being taught what you already know

There’s an interesting article in this month’s ISSA journal about awareness by Gordie Stewart..  I think it can be generalized to all of education, not just adult education in technology. The mainstream approach of teaching topics regardless of what audiences already know or perceive seems an extraordinarily wasteful approach of… Continue reading

I’m not a great lolcats fan but …

But this one http://lolcats.icanhascheezburger.com/?s=dumbass is rather good:   There are days like that. There are weeks like that. I wonder about years sometimes.   Related articles Lolcats: Schrödinger(icanhascheezburger.com) Lolcats: Zomkitties(icanhascheezburger.com) UK student produces 98-page dissertation on LOLCats(geek.com) The Earliest LOLCats and Other 19th-Century Animal Photography(mentalfloss.com)

Kansas Outlaws Evolution, “No Species Exempt”

If you are not familiar with The Onion then this report may come as a surprise to you. Kansas lawmakers passed emergency legislation outlawing evolution, the highly controversial process responsible for the development and diversity of species and the continued survival of all life. It reminds you of the laws… Continue reading