Review: Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself by Jason Wilkes My rating: 4 of 5 stars What a clever book that serves a brilliant purpose: helping adults and students alike get rid of “bad math tapes” and start anew with mathematics. Is it possible to shift a mental mindset around a subject that has terrified millions? I think so. And if anyone can do it, it’s Jason Wilkes. His

2017-07-09T12:14:37+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Book Review, Education, Mathematics, Study & Teaching|Comments Off on Review: Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

Review: The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters by Tom Nichols My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book will likely be embraced or rejected in large part by one’s current political leanings, which is unfortunate because there’s a lot to be gained by reading it. Whether you accept his perspectives or not, Nichol’s has got one thing right: “…the most dangerous aspect of the

2017-07-08T20:05:34+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Book Review, Education, Epistemology, Nonfiction|Comments Off on Review: The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters
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