Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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Books Away

Earlier this week my mother gave away the last of my father's books: 67 boxes containing 1,969 volumes, or about half of what he owned when he died. ...
February 24, 2016

More of a Difference Than You Realize

We received this after an online instructor training workshop earlier this week, which reminded me that small differences for some people can be large ones f...
February 19, 2016

Checking the Balance

Added 2016-02-22: this strong critique of the Terrell et al preprint mentioned in the opening paragraph of this post is worth a careful read....
February 16, 2016

Our New Instructor Pipeline

Last fall, we decided to reboot our instructor training course. We’ve tried a lot of things since then, and one of the biggest successes has been our new che...
February 16, 2016