Film Screening: “Dyslecksia: The Movie”

Come check out this great event next Tuesday in Palo Alto! -- PMK   Dislecksia: The Movie Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Athena Academy, 525 San Antonio Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306 7:00pm (doors open at 6:45pm) Tickets $10.00 available online or in person at Athena Academy during school hours http://DislecksiaTheMovieScreening.eventbrite.com The filmmaker will moderate a community forum … Continue reading Film Screening: “Dyslecksia: The Movie”

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Time to celebrate: it’s Marie Curie’s birthday!

Perhaps my favorite test question I've ever written is the following: Name two achievements of Marie Curie. (Nota bene: "marrying Pierre Curie" is not an acceptable answer.) Marie Curie is one of my intellectual heroes. She was brilliant, she was creative, and she was collaborative--and she won two Nobel prizes to boot. It's been one … Continue reading Time to celebrate: it’s Marie Curie’s birthday!

A Website for those who think they hate math

I found this link via Twitter and thought it was fun: it's a website that's purported to be especially "for those who think they hate math." While I'm not sure it'll cure anyone of hatred for numbers, I think it's a fabulous site to explore. There are good videos, cool links, and neat ways to … Continue reading A Website for those who think they hate math