Lesson 5 Angels on a Pin. Why is the article entitled “Angels on a Pin”?.
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Part of the nation’s problem in education is the traditional teaching and teaching methods, which emphasize book knowledge rather than students’ originality and creativity.
The author was asked to be a referee on the grading of an exam question.
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The student’s way of solving a problem of physics.
The student’s flexible way of working things out arouses our awareness of the drawbacks of the present-day education.
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Alexander Calandra is now Professor of Emeritus of Physical Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. The present text is adapted from “Angels on the Head of a Pin: A Modern Parable” which first appeared in Saturday Review. Dec. 21, 1968 and has, since then, become a classic (or an often quoted) case on the problems of American education.
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e.g. bring up the stairs
She was well brought up.
bring up questions/problems/evidence
He was brought up on a charge of causing a disturbance.(扰乱治安罪)
To remember, bring back to the mind, recollect