I was very sad to hear of the untimely death of Sally Ride. We lost a great American, teacher and […]
Archive for ‘21st Century Education’
Project Based Learning is NOT a Posterboard
Project-Based Learning often gets a bad rap. Those who do not advocate it claim it is arts and crafts or […]
What Will the NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS do for Education?
I am truly excited about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Maybe that is funny or strange, however The US […]
Reflection on Arts in Education TODAY
I just finished listening to the arts in education discussion group from the Aspen Ideas Festival 2012. The panel was […]
COMMENTARY ON ASSESSMENTS IN THE ARTS
Of late, there have been many posts regarding assessments in the arts and outrage over the possibility of high stakes […]
On the Road Back– A bird’s eye view of the lessons from a national disaster
This post is important for me to write, however indirectly related to the usual subject of this blog. I live […]
“NAPE Reveals shallow grasp of Science” – NOT A SURPRISE – NOW WHAT??
I know this news appears all bad, and I want to say maybe it isn’t great, but I believe there […]
EDUCATION REFORM — CHANGE FROM THE TOP? OR CHANGE TEACHER EXPECTATIONS IN K-12?
In the past several years, I am often asked how I would pursue education reform and what needs to change. […]
Are We Cultivating the Best and the Brightest?
Much of the focus in recent years is raising the level of achievement in underperforming schools. This improvement zeroes in […]
Do We Still Believe in Science? Fire Up Science in Learning! Make Science the New Black!
Why do kids lose their enthusiasm for science? It seems to me in preschool and elementary school that science excites […]