Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager provide explain The Maker Movement in Part One of a two-part series on the topic.
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February 08, 2014
February 05, 2014
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: "How can schools best embrace the Maker Movement to promote inquiry and learning seven days a week?" Please share your responses in the comments or via email.
February 01, 2014
In this final post in a three-part series on teaching character, educator and author Lester L. Laminack shares his thoughts, as do many readers. Larry also posts a related chart as "food-for-thought."
January 29, 2014
Maurice J. Elias, Dr. Sherrel Bergmann, Dr. Judith Brough, and Thomas R. Hoerr share their contributions in Part Two of a three-part series on teaching "character" in schools.
January 25, 2014
Educators David B. Cohen, Jason Flom and Debbie Silver contribute their responses in this first of a multi-part series on the topic of teaching character in schools. Larry also shares some of his own thoughts and concerns.
January 22, 2014
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: What approach to character can an educator take? Even if one decided to try to teach character, can it be done?
January 18, 2014
The last in a four-part series on parent engagement. Today's post highlights responses from Darcy Hutchins and Mai Xi Lee, along with many readers' comments.
January 14, 2014
I've just begun a weekly ten minute BAM! Radio Network podcast where I interview a couple of guests who have written responses to the "question-of-the-week" at this blog.
January 05, 2014
Art Markman, PhD is a professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Smart Thinking (Perigee Books), which he discussed at a post here last year. His latest book is titled Smart Change: Five Tools To Create New and Sustainable Habits In Yourself and Others. I ask...
January 02, 2014
(This is the last post in a two-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here.) Attilio Galimberti asked: What are best practices to make a flipped classroom model work? Part One in this series included guest responses from enthusiastic proponents of the flipped classroom like Peter Pappas an...