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2019

  1. Trust, Modeling, Curiosity, and Learning

    In the current issue of The New Yorker (4 Mar 2019 on page 57) there is a cartoon of a man and a woman looking down at their baby who is sound asleep in a crib. They say to each other "Should we wake her before she wakes us?" They have trust that the child will awake. Indeed, they are...

  2. Time lag in journal publication

    Just a short thought or should I say a long thought in a short form or should I say  a short thought in a short form or should I stop this and just say! A recent correspondence with a colleague pointed out the 2 to 3 year lag from submission to publication of an article in a very good MAA...

  3. I learn by going . . .

    At our SIMIODE Staff Meeting Friday held at SIMIODE World Headquarters (the dining room table at our home in Cornwall NY USA) I had shared with SIMIODE’s two technical directors, Leigh Noble and Mark Tourtellott, some fortune cookies I had not opened from a previous take out meal as a...

  4. Students making up the questions

    In our ever creative (we try!) growth process at SIMIODE we are working on thinking of our SIMIODE community as a "Community of Practice," in which we all draw energy and ideas, as well as practices, from each other and outside resources. SIMIODE's two Technical Directors, Mark...

  5. Top-of-Mind Thinking and Sharing

    I am lifting this Blog Entry ENTIRELY from my son's email promoting his online entrepreneurship course material which many faculty use around the country. He is Doan Winkel and he teaches at John Carroll University in Cleveland Heights OH. Indeed, he is Director, Muldoon Center, The John J....