Why do kids lose their enthusiasm for science? It seems to me in preschool and elementary school that science excites […]
Archive for ‘Education reform’
Why do so many students seem apathetic? Are we motivating them?
Do you care? Are you motivated? Do you always strive to do your best, even if you don’t like the […]
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 […]
So, now instruction and class size don’t matter. . . We need to make sure all children have two parents!
I don’t know what to say about this comment. It would be my hope that anyone who has the education, […]
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 […]
I love that there is a lot of talk about education. Maybe it is just me, but it seems to […]
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 […]
Does all of the TESTING Inhibit Creativity? Can We Have Creativity and Accountability?
Everyone who knows me and has read anything in this blog knows that I believe the arts are as important […]
IT’S TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK–THANKS TO THOSE WHO INSPIRE
Thanks to Charles Blow for his column this past weekend (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/05/opinion/blow-teaching-me-about-teaching.html?smid=pl-share) to remind me that this week is teacher appreciation […]
How Do You Want Your Child To Learn?
There are a number of terms that define teaching “methods.” Along with those, comes the controversy of what and how […]