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How to teach things well

Neel Nanda28 Aug 2020 16:44 UTC
77 points
13 comments15 min readLW link
(www.neelnanda.io)

Notes from “Don’t Shoot the Dog”

juliawise2 Apr 2021 16:34 UTC
196 points
10 comments12 min readLW link

The Case Against Education

Zvi15 Apr 2018 12:30 UTC
73 points
45 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Sheep­skin Effect

Zvi5 May 2018 12:10 UTC
10 points
4 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

De­bug­ging the student

adamzerner16 Dec 2020 7:07 UTC
42 points
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The True Face of the Enemy

Space L Clottey12 Jan 2021 10:03 UTC
25 points
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How my school gamed the stats

Srdjan Miletic20 Feb 2021 19:23 UTC
77 points
26 comments4 min readLW link

Seven Years of Spaced Rep­e­ti­tion Soft­ware in the Classroom

tanagrabeast4 Mar 2021 2:42 UTC
229 points
37 comments34 min readLW link

Ap­pren­tice­ship Online

Henrik Karlsson9 Oct 2021 13:50 UTC
43 points
19 comments11 min readLW link
(escapingflatland.substack.com)

Book Re­view: How Learn­ing Works

whales19 Jan 2014 20:45 UTC
56 points
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The Case Against Ed­u­ca­tion: Foundations

Zvi21 Apr 2018 14:30 UTC
27 points
6 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Effec­tive chil­dren education

kotrfa3 Jun 2020 20:35 UTC
46 points
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Sto­ries About Education

Ben Pace4 Sep 2019 19:53 UTC
38 points
0 comments13 min readLW link

[Question] When should we ex­pect the ed­u­ca­tion bub­ble to pop? How can we short it?

jacobjacob9 Feb 2019 21:39 UTC
35 points
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Prob­lems in Education

ThinkOfTheChildren29 Apr 2013 21:00 UTC
49 points
7 comments12 min readLW link

In­ter­est­ing cri­tique of Bri­tish ed­u­ca­tion by out­go­ing ad­vi­sor (warn­ing: some poli­tics)

bramflakes12 Oct 2013 16:43 UTC
39 points
36 comments13 min readLW link

The Case Against Ed­u­ca­tion: Split­ting the Ed­u­ca­tion Premium Pie and Con­sid­er­ing IQ

Zvi29 Apr 2018 12:40 UTC
7 points
5 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Scien­tifi­cally op­ti­miz­ing ed­u­ca­tion: Hard prob­lem, or solved prob­lem? In­tro­duc­ing the The­ory of Direct Instruction

Owen_Richardson31 Aug 2011 5:28 UTC
22 points
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What Direct In­struc­tion is

[deleted]4 Sep 2011 23:03 UTC
69 points
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Re­view: Michel Thomas French (Direct In­struc­tion)

[deleted]22 Sep 2011 8:34 UTC
40 points
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What is wrong with math­e­mat­ics ed­u­ca­tion?

Perplexed20 Mar 2011 2:40 UTC
24 points
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A Gam­ifi­ca­tion Of Ed­u­ca­tion: a mod­est pro­posal based on the Univer­sal Dec­i­mal Clas­sifi­ca­tion and RPG skill trees

Ritalin7 Jul 2013 18:27 UTC
18 points
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On­line ed­u­ca­tion and Conscientiousness

gwern24 Feb 2012 21:05 UTC
21 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Ed­u­ca­tion con­trol?

PhilGoetz17 May 2013 16:32 UTC
21 points
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A Ra­tional Education

wedrifid23 Jun 2010 5:48 UTC
19 points
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Separat­ing uni­ver­sity ed­u­ca­tion from grad­ing

Stefan_Schubert3 Jul 2014 17:23 UTC
16 points
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Min­erva Pro­ject: the fu­ture of higher ed­u­ca­tion?

Natha10 Nov 2014 5:59 UTC
18 points
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Ed­u­ca­tion as En­ter­tain­ment and the Down­fall of LessWrong

SquirrelInHell4 Mar 2016 14:06 UTC
14 points
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Ed­u­ca­tion via Cell Phone in Africa

[deleted]22 Dec 2012 17:47 UTC
12 points
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Seek­ing education

APMason17 Feb 2012 0:55 UTC
11 points
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Role-re­ver­sal ed­u­ca­tion for math and sci­ence stu­dents (pi­lot pro­ject)

EvelynM1 Jan 2012 0:09 UTC
10 points
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I Want to Learn About Education

fiddlemath20 Jan 2011 3:46 UTC
12 points
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There are 125 sheep and 5 dogs in a flock. How old is the shep­herd? /​ Math Education

James_Miller17 Oct 2016 0:12 UTC
9 points
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(medium.com)

Re­mem­ber­ing school math fondly

[deleted]27 Nov 2016 18:00 UTC
5 points
4 comments3 min readLW link

Re­think­ing Education

adamzerner15 Feb 2014 5:22 UTC
−1 points
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The Fu­ture of Education

Michelle_Z14 Feb 2012 20:58 UTC
0 points
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Choos­ing uni­ver­si­ties based on their ma­jor-spe­cific strengths for un­der­grad­u­ate education

VipulNaik5 Oct 2013 0:44 UTC
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Ex­per­i­ment­ing with ed­u­ca­tion [link]

Dr_Manhattan23 Feb 2011 13:21 UTC
3 points
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DARPA Digi­tal Tu­tor: Four Months to To­tal Tech­ni­cal Ex­per­tise?

JohnBuridan6 Jul 2020 23:34 UTC
174 points
19 comments7 min readLW link

The Math Learn­ing Experiment

Qiaochu_Yuan21 Mar 2018 21:59 UTC
51 points
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Teach­ers vs. Tutors

[deleted]26 Oct 2010 16:59 UTC
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Tu­tor­ing Small Groups of Chil­dren (for money)

bramflakes20 Feb 2013 11:51 UTC
11 points
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A Year of Spaced Rep­e­ti­tion Soft­ware in the Classroom

tanagrabeast4 Jul 2015 22:30 UTC
170 points
26 comments13 min readLW link

A Se­cond Year of Spaced Rep­e­ti­tion Soft­ware in the Classroom

tanagrabeast1 May 2016 22:14 UTC
65 points
30 comments21 min readLW link

Ad­vanced Place­ment exam cut­offs and su­perfi­cial knowl­edge over deep knowledge

JonahS1 Sep 2013 21:01 UTC
12 points
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Ca­reer prospects for physics majors

JonahS4 Apr 2014 3:02 UTC
19 points
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Don’t de­pend on oth­ers to ask for explanations

Wei_Dai18 Sep 2019 19:12 UTC
77 points
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Is Ra­tion­al­ity Teach­able?

lukeprog1 Sep 2011 11:59 UTC
65 points
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Was a PhD nec­es­sary to solve out­stand­ing math prob­lems?

AllAmericanBreakfast10 Jul 2020 18:43 UTC
22 points
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[Link] Offense 101

Alejandro124 Oct 2012 21:28 UTC
45 points
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Numer­acy ne­glect—A per­sonal postmortem

vlad.proex27 Sep 2020 15:12 UTC
78 points
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The ir­rele­vance of test scores is greatly exaggerated

dynomight15 Apr 2021 14:15 UTC
110 points
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(dynomight.net)

[Let­ter] Ad­vice for High School #1

lsusr20 Apr 2021 4:09 UTC
81 points
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Fol­low-up to Ju­lia Wise on “Don’t Shoot The Dog”

alexflint1 May 2021 19:07 UTC
18 points
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Academia as Com­pany Hierarchy

Virgil Kurkjian9 May 2021 17:29 UTC
62 points
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The home­work as­sign­ment in­cen­tives, and why it’s now so extreme

Andrew Vlahos22 Jun 2021 4:19 UTC
22 points
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Grav­ity Turn

alkjash16 Aug 2021 19:20 UTC
198 points
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(radimentary.wordpress.com)

[ACX Linkpost] High­lights From The Com­ments On Miss­ing School

mike_hawke29 Aug 2021 8:01 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(astralcodexten.substack.com)

Think­ing About Col­lege Funding

jefftk9 Sep 2021 19:20 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Schools prob­a­bly do do something

Yair Halberstadt26 Sep 2021 7:21 UTC
25 points
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Ed­u­ca­tion 2.0 — A brand new ed­u­ca­tion system

aryan15 Jul 2020 10:09 UTC
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Bounds of Attention

squidious5 Apr 2018 22:53 UTC
26 points
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Cal­ibrate your self-assessments

Scott Alexander9 Oct 2011 23:26 UTC
94 points
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Epistemic Viciousness

Eliezer Yudkowsky13 Mar 2009 23:33 UTC
92 points
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Ap­proval Ex­trac­tion Ad­ver­tised as Production

Benquo15 Dec 2019 14:51 UTC
83 points
39 comments19 min readLW link2 nominations3 reviews
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Cog­nito Men­tor­ing: An ad­vis­ing ser­vice for in­tel­lec­tu­ally cu­ri­ous students

JonahS31 Dec 2013 22:03 UTC
84 points
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Bring up Genius

Viliam8 Jun 2017 17:44 UTC
100 points
63 comments20 min readLW link

Com­men­tary On “The Abo­li­tion of Man”

Vaniver15 Jul 2019 18:56 UTC
58 points
13 comments5 min readLW link

Prob­lems in Education

ThinkOfTheChildren8 Apr 2013 21:29 UTC
92 points
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Be­ing a teacher

Swimmer96314 Mar 2011 20:03 UTC
79 points
155 comments3 min readLW link

Ex­plicit Ex­pec­ta­tions when Teaching

Hazard4 Feb 2018 14:12 UTC
21 points
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Please Press “Record”

johnswentworth11 Mar 2020 23:56 UTC
48 points
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What is a School?

Zvi13 Mar 2020 22:00 UTC
51 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Teach­ing Ladders

alkjash24 Jan 2018 19:01 UTC
28 points
9 comments4 min readLW link
(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Read­ing Papers in Undergrad

ryan_b9 Nov 2017 19:24 UTC
17 points
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Teach­ing the Unteachable

Eliezer Yudkowsky3 Mar 2009 23:14 UTC
49 points
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Draw­ing Less Wrong: An Introduction

Raemon13 Nov 2011 22:39 UTC
46 points
38 comments3 min readLW link

The Les­son To Unlearn

Ben Pace8 Dec 2019 0:50 UTC
37 points
11 comments1 min readLW link
(paulgraham.com)

The Case for Education

SamuelKnoche14 Aug 2020 17:20 UTC
26 points
6 comments10 min readLW link

The Best Ed­u­ca­tional In­sti­tu­tion in the World

SamuelKnoche14 Aug 2020 17:18 UTC
39 points
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Room and Board for Peo­ple Self-Learn­ing ML or Do­ing In­de­pen­dent ML Research

SamuelKnoche14 Aug 2020 17:19 UTC
7 points
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Stan­ford In­tro to AI course to be taught for free online

Psy-Kosh30 Jul 2011 16:22 UTC
38 points
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Liv­ing By Your Own Strength

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Dec 2008 0:37 UTC
36 points
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Ra­tion­al­ity Games & Apps Brainstorming

lukeprog9 Jul 2012 3:04 UTC
42 points
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Valuable eco­nomics knowl­edge available, iron­i­cally, for free

Stuart_Armstrong18 Jul 2013 11:30 UTC
38 points
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Prac­ti­cal debiasing

crazy8820 Nov 2011 9:45 UTC
38 points
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To Learn Crit­i­cal Think­ing, Study Crit­i­cal Thinking

gwern7 Jul 2012 23:50 UTC
39 points
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How to Teach Stu­dents to Not Guess the Teacher’s Pass­word?

Petruchio4 Jan 2013 15:18 UTC
35 points
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Ran­dom ad­vice: Teenage U.S. LW-ers should prob­a­bly be tak­ing more AP exams

HonoreDB7 Apr 2011 4:37 UTC
34 points
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Preschool­ers learn­ing to guess the teacher’s pass­word [link]

Unnamed18 Mar 2011 4:13 UTC
34 points
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Guess­ing the Teacher’s Password

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Aug 2007 3:40 UTC
182 points
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The Blue School

Voltairina16 Apr 2012 18:15 UTC
31 points
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Bo­gus Exam Questions

Donald Hobson28 Mar 2020 12:56 UTC
18 points
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De­liber­ate Grad School

Academian4 Oct 2015 10:11 UTC
36 points
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{Math} A times ta­bles mem­ory.

aaq1 Dec 2019 15:40 UTC
19 points
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The An­cient God Who Rules High School

lifelonglearner5 Apr 2017 18:55 UTC
13 points
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(medium.com)

Re­quest for ad­vice: high school transferring

argella421 Mar 2016 22:27 UTC
12 points
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Should stu­dents be al­lowed to give good teach­ers a bonus?

AllAmericanBreakfast2 Nov 2020 0:19 UTC
25 points
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Can we teach Ra­tion­al­ity at the Univer­sity of Red­dit?

Lightwave20 Aug 2012 21:59 UTC
32 points
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Hu­man cap­i­tal or sig­nal­ing? No, it’s about do­ing the Right Thing and ac­quiring karma

VipulNaik20 Apr 2014 21:04 UTC
33 points
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[Link] Why the kids don’t know no algebra

GLaDOS4 Jul 2012 10:29 UTC
30 points
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Help Re­form A Philos­o­phy Curriculum

JonathanLivengood8 Dec 2012 22:45 UTC
38 points
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khan Academy—Ra­tion­al­ity se­ries?

Goobahman12 Dec 2011 1:54 UTC
23 points
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Link: Writ­ing ex­er­cise closes the gen­der gap in uni­ver­sity-level physics

Vladimir_Golovin27 Nov 2010 16:28 UTC
27 points
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Bayesian examination

Lê Nguyên Hoang9 Dec 2019 19:50 UTC
84 points
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Some­thing Was Wrong

Zvi5 Aug 2017 14:48 UTC
9 points
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Two More Things to Un­learn from School

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 Jul 2007 17:45 UTC
119 points
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[Question] Good brain­teasers for chil­dren?

ejacob2 Mar 2021 6:44 UTC
12 points
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[Question] Ask­ing ques­tions to fulfill expectations

erkenbrand19 Mar 2021 2:27 UTC
3 points
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Some things I’ve learned in college

aaronb5025 Mar 2021 21:30 UTC
22 points
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(aaronbergman.substack.com)

[Question] If in­di­vi­d­ual perfor­mance is Pareto dis­tributed, how should we re­form ed­u­ca­tion?

yhoiseth24 May 2021 12:22 UTC
25 points
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From Manch­ester to Beirut: The power of ed­u­ca­tion to change lives

gareth26 Sep 2021 11:40 UTC
3 points
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(medium.com)

(Book Re­view) The Ge­netic Lot­tery: Why DNA Mat­ters for So­cial Equality

Xylitol7 Oct 2021 22:21 UTC
26 points
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Book Re­view: The End of Average

Vanilla_cabs14 Oct 2021 1:49 UTC
17 points
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The World Ac­cord­ing to Do­minic Cummings

Chris_Leong14 Apr 2020 5:05 UTC
57 points
10 comments7 min readLW link
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