Lesson Plan: Induction

DRAFT Overview UNIT: Inference GRADE LEVEL: 8 The goal of this lesson is to develop the student’s intuition for inductive inference. There is some use of probability as a concept. This lesson assumes that the concept of induction. Specifically, we define induction as a process that infers generalities from data. …

Lesson Plan: Knowledge & Belief

DRAFT Overview UNIT: Rationality CONCEPTS¬† GRADE LEVEL: 8 The goal of this lesson is to explore the concept of belief in detail. We will introduce the concepts of epistemology and epistemic belief, i.e., the kind of belief that is justified and connected with probability. We will also discuss the connection …

Drafting a syllabus

Science has learned much about rationality over the last 50 years, and practically none of this knowledge is part of a standard high school or college curriculum. So we have begun to imagine what a standard course on rationality might look like. This is the type of course that would …