In Episode 6 we look at how we assess students, what our assessment says about our priorities, and what we really value. How can we change assessment to measure what we really care about?
Surveys can be so useful, but they can also be wildly misused. Here are seven tips for writing great surveys.
In Episode 5, Science is Solved, we look at the problems with both academia and science education in schools, and explore how they contribute to problems with the public perception of science. How can we teach science as a way of understanding the world, rather than as a matter of facts and known processes?
In December last year a journalist posted this graph to Twitter, with the caption: "This is what happens to your weight when you stop drinking.. (app on my phone tracks weight among other things via digital scales) Weight is the heavy blue line." This is what happens to your weight when you stop drinking -… Continue reading Can we actually read graphs?
Imagine, for a moment, a society driven by evidence. By data. A society that uses science, reason, and compassion to figure out the way forward. How would that be different from the world we see today?