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The Little Sandy Sleighfoot Paradigm

Dr. Chuck Parker, professor of History at Appaloosa University, entered his son’s high school classroom and felt a pang of anxiety. It was a combination of the meeting he was about to have with Xander’s ninth grade teacher and his … Continue reading

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Group Astronomy

“I don’t want to be a team player. Everyone in my group is useless. They don’t do any work. I do it all,” whined Emily. She heard a tone in her voice that even she found unsympathetic. “I hear what … Continue reading

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Forming the Right Problems

A distinguished looking professor stepped into the wooden paneled hallway. Sitting on the two hundred year old stone floor was his doctoral student. “Mr. Johansson. I can see you now,” said the distinguished looking man. Karl Johansson scrambled to his … Continue reading

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The Guru of Academia

  The student commons of Ancora University opened onto a scenic quad surrounded by centuries old, ivy covered brick buildings. Arvid sat a table in the commons cafeteria near the Caffeine Palace Café. He checked his watch. It was 8:25, … Continue reading

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The Sock Heaven Of Academia

  A distinguished looking professor stepped into the wooden paneled hallway. Sitting on the two hundred year old stone floor was his doctoral student.   “Mr. Johansson. I can see you now,” said the distinguished looking man.   Karl Johansson … Continue reading

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