Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Minor Rant on the Plight of Public Education

Originally posted on Reflections of a Second-career Math Teacher:
Something troubles me deeply.  To what extent are we, as teachers, solely to blame for students not understanding concepts, procedures, or topics?  Or are we one reason, albeit an important one,…

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Character Strengths & Teaching

Originally posted on Reflections of a Second-career Math Teacher:
Recently, a group of friends and I decided to explore our values and beliefs using an online survey called the VIA Survey of Character Strengths, which is available at the Authentic Happiness…

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Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (NASA, 2010)

So much of my career in high-tech dealt with harnessing the electromagnetic spectrum for various uses to include communications, telemetry, radar, navigation, tracking, machine vision, and precision measurement to name a few.  Fortunate to have worked with great minds in … Continue reading

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