Is American Exceptionalism – the concept – a good or bad thing? Do we assume because we are American that […]
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 […]
GOOD NEWS! The Bobak Phenomenon
It’s all good. The focus on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), AKA CURIOSITY landing is great. Not only is it […]
THE LANDING OF THE MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY-LIVE AUGUST 5, 2012
AWE INSPIRING!!! That begins to describe the impact on human determination, discipline and innovation. Emotions ramped up with an excited […]
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 […]
President Obama Aims to Develop STEM Master Teacher Corps
I love that this is the latest initiative, flavor of the month, and certainly it is a good one. How […]
The Legacy Of Sally Kristen Ride
I was very sad to hear of the untimely death of Sally Ride. We lost a great American, teacher and […]
CHANGE Sometimes the very uttering of that word brings fear. Comfort is a good thing, and whether or not everything […]
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 […]