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NUMBERS: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

NUMBERS: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

There’s been no shortage of news stories during the second half of 2014. Staying current on topics of interest has proven challenging given my very compressed schedule of the last three months. Included in all of these events is the first detection of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the United States. On September 20th, … Continue reading

Future Posts & Other Topics

  • Why Do Americans Stink At Math? ...By focusing only on procedures — “Draw a division house, put ‘242’ on the inside and ‘16’ on the outside, etc.” — and not on what the procedures mean, “I, We, You” turns school math into a sort of arbitrary process wholly divorced from the real world of numbers. Students learn not math but, in the words of one math educator, answer-getting....Read the entire article at http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/magazine/why-do-americans-stink-at-math.html?ref=education&_r=3
  • The 'T' In STEM: Getting More U.S. Students To Gravitate To Computer Science Programs ...Computer science and other STEM fields suffer from an awareness and perception problem. Some students think computer programming is too difficult. Some think it’s too geeky. And others don’t know about the scores of high-paying jobs available in computer-related fields.... Read the entire article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/emsi/2013/12/19/the-t-in-stem-getting-more-u-s-students-to-gravitate-to-computer-science-programs/  
  • Future Topics: "All Money is Not Good Money", Raising Twinkie, Mars Rover Curiosity updates, Diversity & Inclusion (Women & Boards), STEM (girls & math), Solar Energy, Fracking: Game Changing Technology and Opponents Backlash, Nanotechnology, Technology
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