“It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies; seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends.” -- Charles Caleb Colton (In other words, allowing mls to shape your gls is always safe, but expecting gls to trump mls is foolish.)
Here is the link. keywords: [professional development for teachers] [new formats and content] [a hard look at the actors in the system] [incentives] [a discernible impact on teaching and learning]
You can’t make progress without leaving something behind. (Obvious when stated, but easily overlooked. Trying to take everything with you would be a case of ‘The best is the enemy of the good.’) cf: ‘You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs.’ keywords: [reciprocity] [General Systems Theory] [Ramsey Theory]
If you’re not an expert, you’ll be corralled with others like you.
Closing a sale is the financial equivalent of proving a theorem.
Key-cap technology does not take Zipf’s Law into account. Specifically, the cap for ‘1’ is not glued more tightly, resulting in its coming loose more often than for other keys. keywords: [quality control]
An explanation of failure is commonly substituted for preventive maintenance.
hoi polloi: those who loose their footing when placed on the shoulders of giants
The story of Achilles’ heel is an early recognition of Ramsey Theory.
juvenile delinquency: spillage in the village