Category Archives: Education

Spike 150: Celebrating the Diversity of the Transcontinental Railroad

Spike 150: Celebrating the Diversity of the Transcontinental Railroad

Patricia had the opportunity of a lifetime last weekend: commemorating the 150th anniversary of the 1869 completion of the U.S. Transcontinental Railroad in Utah. Read More

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Taxonomies Are Fun

Taxonomies Are Fun

I’m notoriously against dichotomies when it comes to people. Objects, on the other hand, are fun to sort. There are games based on the concept of using dichotomies to identify objects: Twenty Questions, and all its spinoffs, like this Hedbandz game my kids have. Through a series of yes or no questions, you gradually narrow… Read More