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Finnish Ed & Humanizing Math

https://medium.com/@sunilsingh_42118/you-really-want-to-rehumanize-math-education-build-a-new-ship-8aa6fe6b43d0 Had this hopeful future been the case when I was in school, I might have become a physicist. But because my ability in math was based on time, not actual ability, I was even derided by the teacher in my precalculus class. That being said, the Fractal of Life, in all its complexity and …

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Small Is Beautiful Revisited

Re-reading the classic Small Is Beautiful by the economist E.F. Schumacher, I found a little gem. “What is it that we really require from scientists and technologists? I should answer: We need methods and equipment which are Cheap enough so that they are accessible to virtually everyone; Suitable for small-scale application; and Compatible with man’s …

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