Henry bought the club in and promoted little-known Theo Epstein, a then year old Yale graduate with a law degree, who became the youngest general manager in baseball. Epstein built a team based on sabermetrics, and two years later the Red Sox had their first World Series championship in 86 years, with two more to follow in the next nine years. Henry has also hired sabermetrics godfather Bill James as a senior advisor and Tom Tippett as director of baseball information services. Tippett helped create Carmine, the team's proprietary baseball information system.
LifeOrDeath I totally agree — I am guilty of pushing the launch button a few times during group projects — but slackers are like cockroaches and all survived and I became SUPER popular! Deathmatch sounds more fun! Dan July 25, at 2: Did I bomb an exam? So I asked the prof.
If I would have known we were telling the truth, I would have told the prof the self-appointed leader was an egotistical asshat who wanted everything done his way. OhNo July 25, at 3: Snorks July 25, at 9: There were 4 people in the group, the assignment was worth 80 marks so we split it up evenly.
I know when we do group projects at work the accountant handles the money side, Communications handles the media, etc! Mephyle July 25, at 5: But unfortunately, that has no repercussions for the teacher, in contrast to Dan who ended up with an undeserved lower mark.
Janet B March 27, at It is inappropriate because there are 2 sides to a pancake.
I feel as though education has gotten to a point where you are not being graded on your own work. When I am at work, I am graded on my contributions.
I am not graded by what others say. If that were the case we would or should be sharing salaries at work. Otherwise, the other participants should be willing to share the cost of the class that I am paying for since they are sharing the grade. Jinx July 25, at 2: That feedback was part of your grade.
After that I let them do whatever they wanted. Simonthegrey July 25, at 8: It ends up becoming really cliquish and encourages students to dump on each other, at least the way it gets implemented.
Katie F Anonymous feedback is the devil. I was suicidally depressed that semester and ended up having to leave school for two weeks to get treatment. So my comments were all pretty much about me spending group meetings staring into space, contributing nothing!
The only thing such assignments taught me about the real world was to really appreciate getting to live in it. Biff July 25, at 3: I grow, also, more and more appreciative of my teachers who bothered with being decent, socially educated and careful of their brood.
Chinook July 25, at 4: It does start to warp your sense of the world and it takes hard work to not be sucked in. On top of that, some of them have never had to deal with real life pressures of competing against other adults for jobs though that should happen less and less as the more senior people retire.
Anonymous Educator July 25, at 5: You work with adults all the time! You have faculty meetings, grade-level meetings, department meetings. You meet directly with your department head.
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I feel like my teachers always emphasized the importance of group work but kind of threw us to the wolves to figure out how to do it, especially when we are all supposed to be equal players with no manager to oversee the final product.
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