Friday, June 17, 2011

The National Science Education Standards

In my graduate class, we had a discussion about NSES and Oklahoma PASS.  Why are the NSES seemingly vague?  I think the key is in the word National.  Our education system, for good or bad, is based on local community standards.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

What I learned today

I learned that having no scientific basis does not hinder authors and publisher from writing and publishing non-peered reviewed pseudo-scientific books.  I also learned that if an author cites random citations, readers fail to judge the text with scrutiny or skepticism.