CELEBRATE PI (PIE)!!! What does pi mean? Do you use pi in your daily life? Do you realize what a […]
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Kids Need To Belong to Something-The Benefit or Arts Education
The premise is this: Commit yourself and reap the benefits. Do the work and something worthwhile will result. I believe […]
WOMEN in HISTORY- Celebrate Awesome Women Scientists and Engineers
While listening to California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Seminar celebrating Women in History Month to discuss the various […]
IT’S ABOUT THE STUDENTS!
BIG NEWS! TIME FOR CHANGE! IT’S ABOUT THE KIDS. . . We need a reminder. Public school education is not […]
EFFORT v. MASTERY – What is the balance for grading?
EFFORT v. MASTERY . . .Where is the balance? If grades are only a reflection of mastery, how do we […]
Everyone Wants to Improve Education-What Will it Take? A referendum on “PAY FOR PERFORMANCE”
So many factors go into a good education. In recent years, the light shed on what is needed is like […]
Writing-Kids must learn to write, communicate, use their imagination and creativity
Reading and writing are the key to learning. You can do or learn anything if you can read without relying […]
Technology in the Classroom – Stay Cutting-Edge – Encourage Differentiated Learning and Creativity
The education world needs to embrace technology in the classroom. First of all, 21st century education is to promote COMMUNICATION, […]
Create! Innovate! Imagine! Keep Children Engaged!
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso “I’m enough […]
Perspective: The Lessons of Sports and the Performing Arts-How Do They Contribute to Overall Education?
SPORTS AS A METAPHOR FOR LIFE I am all for sports. I believe that kids participating in sports learn valuable […]