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This time of year I get to reap the harvest of having planted so many seeds in the problem-solving department. Or said a different way, I get to see the results of having trained good hunters in the problem-solving department. Problem-finding…Continue
Howard Gardner and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, USC Shoa Foundation conversation. "Digital Media, learning, and empathy"…
Posted by Connie Weber on March 7, 2013 at 3:00pm
Posted by Martha Russell on March 4, 2013 at 2:57pm
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A colleague of mine (Fred Deutsch) published this quote on fb"Thoughtful education post by a high school principal: "It seems like we are now at a crossroads between what the reformers think is best…Continue
Started by Ian Carmichael in School organization and education reform Apr 27.
By Marion BradyBill Gates spent$45 million trying to find out what makes a school teacher effective. I’ve studied his Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, and think it ignores a matter of…Continue
Started by cindy fadel in UNCATEGORIZED Apr 15.
I'm confused, I admit.Just recently spent a week with educators at the SXSWedu in Austin, TX (a very cool event by the way), where CCS were the talk of the day, if not the talk of the…Continue
HiI am looking to connect with classes around the world, grades 3-6, who are interested in early access to beta testing of a new innovative game, where kids can trade knowledge, collect it and play…Continue
Started by Or-Tal Kiriati in Educational technology Apr 6.
A baby is coming and some flutter with the thoughts of "When is it due?" - number...."What are you having?" - gender .... "Do you need anything? - material .... "What should I expect?" -…Continue
Started by Tom Rodgers in UNCATEGORIZED Mar 10.
To some of you this may sound a very strange question. Kids who don't want to learn? Is there such a thing. It is against nature, defies instincts humans are born with.Yet, no matter how good a…Continue
So - Connie Weber posted on Facebook about problem based learning. I LOVE the idea of problem based learning and have instituted at a few places in my career. One of Connie's premises, however, is…Continue