Episode 114: California's Math Wars Heat Up, And A Bit More On Medievalist Twitter's Never-Ending Drama
Katie feels misled about an online fundraising effort, Jesse follows up on the medievalist Twitter drama, Katie talks about how the West is imposing its understanding of LGTBQ identity on indigeneous cultures, and Jesse explains the latest blow-by-blow in California’s so-called Math Wars. To discuss this episode with other premium subscribers, click here.
Jesse’s copy if anything happens to it: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Xn3wLng7ssddxSbN0HGzexx9Mem0duxecK0_pONhKeM/
Katie on the tracking controversy: https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2019/12/04/42169178/the-battle-over-seattle-public-schools-gifted-progams-heats-up
“In fact, Moser’s study shows us that we don’t even have to be aware we have made a mistake for brain sparks to occur”: https://www.youcubed.org/evidence/mistakes-grow-brain/
More evidence of shoddy research: https://notepad.michaelpershan.com/youcubed-is-more-than-just-sloppy-about-research/
Image: 05 April 2022, Bavaria, Nuremberg: A group of figures from the Bolzano high altar retable by Hans von Judenburg (Coronation of the Virgin Mary - c. 1422/25) is on display at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in the exhibition "The Middle Ages. The Art of the 15th Century. Preview." Filigree structures, fine facial features, bright colors - the Middle Ages produced many brilliant works of art. The Germanisches Nationalmuseum sheds light on the background. The exhibition runs from April 7 to October 1, 2023. Photo: Daniel Karmann/dpa (Photo by Daniel Karmann/picture alliance via Getty Images)