I just returned from attending The Year of the Earth at The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. JPL is managed by […]
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International Women’s Day– Celebrate a Young Woman and Dare Her To Dream
In some ways, the idea that we need to have a day to celebrate women or a month, March is […]
Education Is The Ticket OUT
Educators and administrators get bogged down with the daily doing of education. They need to enforce discipline and rules, worry […]
AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM – INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN
Is American Exceptionalism – the concept – a good or bad thing? Do we assume because we are American that […]
CHECK THIS LOGIC –We are tied** for most medals in the Olympics, but 25th in Math in the world.
I know I sound like a real grump about this. I know it is about money. The dollar talks VERY […]
CHANGE Sometimes the very uttering of that word brings fear. Comfort is a good thing, and whether or not everything […]
Should We End Social Promotion?
All children have potential and value! They need to learn to be able to become who they are meant to […]
TIPS TO IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING IN ARTS EDUCATION
Arts education is not arts and crafts. Arts and crafts may have a benefit for many–very useful for social/emotional wellness […]
Ready for Takeoff…It’s Launch Time! No More Excuses! Quality Education Only!
Okay! We are ready. I am not listening to any more excuses. I don’t want to hear “This is not […]
Why would we CENSOR Certain Works from Education? Stifle Critical Thinking?
I found this article quite disturbing. http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/19950269903/how-to-get-your-book-banned-in-arizona Article in the NY Times:http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/education/racial-lens-used-to-cull-curriculum-in-arizona.html?_r=1 How to get your book banned in Arizona? […]