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What is Logic?

Formal logic is the fundamental language which underlies modern mathematics and computer science. And yet students are rarely exposed to it before college, if ever. This has led to it having a reputation for difficulty and obscurity. Nothing could be further from the truth!

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Enemies of the People: The SAT and ACT

I was at a conference at New York University recently called “Life of the Mind.”  Its purpose was to use classical and modern texts to examine the meaning of education.  At dinner, everyone at my table shared what they do.  I said, “I own a tutoring company that specializes on

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Is All Education Meaningful?

In a prior post, I shared what I had learned about how to foster ambition (defined as the drive to excel and succeed). To achieve success, people need skill and knowledge. But the acquisition of skill and knowledge requires the desire to learn. In order to cultivate an appetite for learning,

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How To Foster Ambition

In every sphere of life, success and the attainment of excellence is impossible without the ambition to learn and to apply that knowledge.  The will to succeed is more important than any single tool to do so.  We could bludgeon knowledge into the minds of students, but, no matter how

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Entertaining and Intelligent Books for Summer

Now that summer is here, it is time to kick back, relax, and never go to school, ever again. Well, definitely kick back and relax, but after school is more school and then real life work, so better to kick back with a book that is fun and will help

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