Here is the link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/01/13/is-a-college-degree-the-new-high-school-diploma-heres-why-your-degrees-worth-is-stagnant/?utm_term=.de10fc02531b#comments I wrote, As a former math professor, I can assure the author that “a” college degree is not necessarily “just” a high school degree. That’s too optimistic. You have to start with college “courses”. Most are not your grandmother’s college course, maybe not even her her high school course. There are […]
And now for a little humour. This is from a book by one of the most famous fly fishermen of all time. You don’t have to know anything about fishing; just pay attention to the math. “…to know what…size tippet to use, divide the size of the hook by three…” In case that is not […]
The future has arrived, and it’s the thinnest of envelopes. Source: College Admissions Shocker! – The New York Times
“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou
Source: These 25 schools are responsible for the greatest advances in science I think this is a good way to see if a school provides a quality undergraduate education. I suggest that you compare these schools with the ones I ranked here.
“…if the teacher doesn’t know enough mathematics, she will answer the simple question and shut down the other, more difficult one…”
Source: The Math Revolution The quote I posted here is the most important one from the article above. That is because, it is not hard to teach teachers; it’s hard to stop scoundrels. Anyway, here is my comment. I’m a retired math professor. Here is the problem with most math in America and it should […]
Source: The Washington Monthly I hope this analyst reads my comment and looks into the real problems. Here is what I wrote. The author doesn’t seem to recognize that the problem is not when you get a college degree. It’s that so few college degrees actually come with a college education. Whatever you may think […]