A proposal for a new paradigm.

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I’m in the process of completing my second decade in K-12 Education. One fact is clear. COVID is revealing all of the inadequacies of our societal systems, from Healthcare to Banking, Telecommunications to Bioengineering, and Economics to Education, to name a few. …


I’m often asked by parents of middle and high school students about the course trajectory that their children should take if they’d like to pursue a career in engineering, software development, mathematics, medicine or science. In the past, my response was automatic and described a pathway that always landed on…


Richard Charles, Ph.D. — Founder & Chief Data Scientist, Charles Analytics, LLC

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For many years, my journey to becoming a mathematician was one filled with excitement for the subject, fear of never fully knowing that I could make it through the process and surprise at having very few examples of…


Care, Love, Hope

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I am in pain. I have never lived a life of fear, yet it is my reality. I fear for the lives of souls who didn’t know, who didn’t deserve. I fear for the lives of those on the front line, doctors, first-responders, nurses, grocers, truck drivers…


Recent developments in the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 ( COVID-19) indicate that containment of the disease will be quite a challenge. Should the disease continue spread at an alarming rate, here are projections from a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). As of…


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One of my most memorable experiences during my college years was having an English professor who spoke entirely in complete sentences. There were no spoken sentence fragments, dangling thoughts or misuse of adjectives, verbs or nouns. When I first met him, I was stunned at his level of commitment to…


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A recent morning show in Denver posed a math problem in the form of a math trick. It went as follows: “Pick a number, double it, and add six. Then divide by 2, then subtract your original number….you get 3.” A discussion ensued that reflected that there was something mystical…


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Having worked in the technology industry and K-12 education for the past 17 years, I am in awe of the many opportunities that teachers and students have, to engage in high-quality learning experiences through STEM education. …


Richard Charles, Ph.D. — Founder & Chief Data Scientist, Charles Analytics, LLC

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My first computer was a Commodore Vic-20 in 1981. I bought the device because of this incredible urge to program in BASIC as a result of Mr. Ted Becker’s course on computer programming. I vaguely remember the leap…


Richard Charles, Ph.D. — Founder & Chief Data Scientist, Charles Analytics, LLC

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I’m frustrated! Being a Technophile poses several problems that seem to go unaddressed by leaders of the “Big Tech” firms. As the big firms such as Apple, Google and Samsung continue to develop impressively beautiful, technologically capable, faster…

Richard Charles, Ph.D.

Chief Data Scientist of Charles Analytics, LLC in Colorado.

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