Required Readings

Hazing, combined kindergarten, citizen science in the classroom, and Common Core fight: Required Readings, 07.29.14

Those following the unfolding drama regarding the marching band at Ohio State University may be interested in this interview, which notes that “few hazing victims see it that way.” The Kindergarten Hub at one Detroit elementary school is moving in a different educational direction, with 100 students and 3 instructors …

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Required Readings

Required Readings, 11 July 2013

Good morning, teachers and learners! I am reaching out to you via TIME TRAVEL! Actually, I wrote this post 3 days ago, in anticipation of me traveling and not having an opportunity to update today. I am in London at the moment, hoping that my toddler will adjust quickly to …

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Science Education – An Endangered Species?

I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around the attacks on science and science education that have been dog-piling on since the sequester began. It is as if everyone has just lost it all at once. What’s going on? Phil Plait does a nice job of detailing the latest …

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Lesson Plan: Bringing Citizen Science into the Classroom

Hey, all! I know, I know, we’re late with the usually-on-Mondays lesson plan. However, I think I was too bowled over by Monday’s tragic events to work on much else, and I’ve started another post to discuss that. So late as we are, let’s get started! I’d like to present …

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