Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nuclear Power Plants

Recent incident in Fukushima. INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR SOCIETIES COUNCIL Storage and Disposal of Spent Fuel and High Level Radioactive Waste

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Mathematics from 1st to 12th grade

Here is the first book that I would suggest to teachers teaching math in elementary school.  It is Mastering Technical Mathematics by Gibilisco and Crowhurst.  I think that the reading level is a little too high for students below the … Continue reading

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Overemphasis on tests as opposed to real-life learning

Is it possible for a student to get a 36 on their ACT in all categories and be lacking in real world application of the information that they have learned.  I would like to argue, no.  The only thing that … Continue reading

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MIT Opencourseware

MIT Opencourseware is a very useful site for getting help with a class that you are taking.  I would not suggest it for Japanese, though.  The book that they use is really awful.  However it has been really useful for … Continue reading

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My Guide to Learning Japanese

Buy the book Japanese Grammar (Barron’s Grammar Series) by Carol and Nobuo Akiyama and memorize its contents.  This book is a very valuable resource and covers most of the basics of Japanese Grammar. While reading through the first book here … Continue reading

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