Monthly Archives: March 2020

Good counsel

I am still¬†getting emails from the Mad Dad with whom I spoke yesterday. I’m not sure if I opened Pandora’s box, but this was my email response to him (some names have been changed to protect the innocent; I have … Continue reading

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Rookie mistake

So I just finished a “crucial conversation” with an irate parent demanding I fire one of my professors for the crime of terrorizing his straight-A student with a failing exam grade. While demanding to know how this happened, I asked … Continue reading

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Since I’m now working remotely from home, I got up and changed from my sleeping pajamas into my work pajamas. These are weird times we’re living in.

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Without loss of generality

Grading gem from last week’s exam: “Select six integers at random. Let them be 1, 5, 4, 7, 9, and 3.”

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Pi daze

What with the coronavirus cancellation, of, you know, the world,¬†my STEAM Cafe talk on Pi Day has been cancelled. It has been rescheduled… … For July 22.

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