Monthly Archives: January 2016

Too Close for Comfort, a “must read” link

Forecasting the future of “education”, by Eli Horowitz

Prescient ??????

View story at Medium.com

View story at Medium.com

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Mathematics in my garden

So there it was, built from one clothesline to another, glistening in the sunlight one morning last week:

spiderweb

A near perfect spiderweb, demanding a better photo:
spiderweb2

Here is  the horizontal strip, showing the variation in spacing of the spiral:
spiderweb2partonly

and again, with a superimposed scale. The spider is at the centre.spiderweb cropped with dots

And now rotated, to give more detail.spiderweb cropped with dots rotated

Now “Get modelling!”.

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CBE and computer programming

What hope can there be for Competency Based Education, by computer of course, if commercial programmers continue to come up with this sort of stuff?

computer program oops

 

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