There are many questions in my mind today as a parent of a high school senior. I wonder if his […]
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OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL – THE KEY TO BETTER EDUCATION
A discussion about education and education reform can run the gamut of ideas. Let’s create more accountability so we know […]
STEM Lessons from the Olympics
Watching the Olympic events coverage? It is a ritual for many to celebrate excellence in sport, and at the same […]
The Battle of Education Reform — Aren’t we all on the same side?
There are a few contingents who promote their ideas for education reform as IT. No one seems to be willing to […]
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 […]
“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. […]
Can We Have Assessments that are NOT “Pencil and Paper” Tests? PLEASE!
Does this picture look familiar? Haven’t we all been there? Testing in one way or another is a part of […]
Why We Need The Common Core — It is the next BIG THING
First, I must say that I will be wearing my rubber suit when I write this. So, lash out at […]
How to encourage teachers to self reflect and be their own best Professional Development
Professional Development is both common and needed in many professions, and it is particularly important in the teaching profession. It […]