Nexus Notes – December 8th, 2017

A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web.   A Test For CCE Students – Article by Mark Bauerlein This article informs and explains the new kind of admissions test that has been created called the Classic Learning Test.   Avoiding Trendy Ideas – Article by Dr. John … Continue reading Nexus Notes – December 8th, 2017

Monday Musings (July 24, 2017): Repairing the Ruins of Grades

I wrote a piece not long ago called “Sabermetrics and Grades”in which I discussed the way in which baseball, long known for its love of statistics, has seen a revolution in the scouting, managing, and playing of the game based on advanced statistics–called sabermetrics–that purport to do a better job of identifying those things that impact game outcome. I suggested that we needed a similar … Continue reading Monday Musings (July 24, 2017): Repairing the Ruins of Grades