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We are telling kids who are good at school that they have better opportunities than others (and kids that are not good at school that they are doomed). Then we are telling kids who are good at school to stay … Continue reading

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Help! I’m struggling with basic combinatorics!

I normally discard all homework questions (I get a lot). But georgiatehc is a cool kid and has been a loyal tumblr follower for quite a long time. So I wrote him a long answer summarising the spiel I used … Continue reading

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Was it possible I had been hired not to enlarge children’s power, but to diminish it? That seemed crazy on the face of it, but slowly I began to realize that the bells and confinement, the crazy sequences, the age-segregation, … Continue reading

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Things I’ve written that are meant to help students.

Er, this is probably too late for most of the students revising for exams. Sorry, I forgot that happens this time of year. I used to be a good teacher, I swear! If it isn’t too late, I hope these short … Continue reading

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