Back in the day, at my East End all-boys grammar school we didn’t have any of these namby-pamby American texts. It was a strict diet of Orwell and Dickens with a little bit of Brighton Rock thrown in for good measure. I also vaguely recall Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, but as this was forty… Read More Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind
First the math. The BBC report today that equations can be beautiful. Apparently it took a few cognitive psychologists and an fMRI scanner to show what the more enlightened among us already knew (yes, I know its yet another fMRI story, but what the heck, it starts my post off). As I said here, Eulers… Read More Is this an imaginary number which I see before me?
Concerns continue to be raised about GCSE gradings this summer. As well as the continuing and well rehearsed fiasco over the English results we now have issues being raised with the grading of Science modules. With English the unfairness grows following the regrading of GCSEs for students in Welsh schools but not those in England. The question… Read More Testing times