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Einstein’s Birthday

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein! “As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” – Albert Einstein   Not only is it Einstein’s birthday today, it’s Pi Day too! If you’re interested in pi, you can learn more… Continue reading Einstein’s Birthday

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Happy Birthday Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) “The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another…and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.”  

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A Midsummer Night’s Trochaic Tetrameter

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most light-hearted and whimsical comedies. I recently discovered that fairies speak in trochaic tetrameter! At least, Shakespeare’s often do… but what is that? I had to find out. In Iambic Pentameter with Macbeth, we learned about iambic pentameter. One of the main differences is that a tetrameter has… Continue reading A Midsummer Night’s Trochaic Tetrameter

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Deductions and Inferences

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a physician and writer, born in Edinburg on May 22, 1859. Today is the anniversary of his death, on July 7, 1930. Conan Doyle is probably best known as the creator of the iconic Sherlock Holmes. Holmes and his faithful biographer, Dr. Watson, figure in several novels and short stories,… Continue reading Deductions and Inferences