We wonder if in teaching history as a story of facts, we have scrubbed it clean of the emotional story that carries the important messages.
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April 19, 2018
March 06, 2018
STE(A)M can be a program or a club or a teacher or a class but if it remains at hose incidental moments, it will be just another fad and will be short lived. It can also be the way schools build their system of teaching and learning. If that happens, it will have staying power.
November 07, 2017
The traditional modes of teaching and learning are being disrupted form outside the schools walls and educators know that a richness for students will arrive when those walls become more permeable under teacher leadership.
November 05, 2017
If we want teachers to step away from being the information deliverers and empower students to become active and engaged learners, leaders must do so with their teachers.
October 26, 2017
The answer is not to "bring back" vocational training. The answer is to redefine vocational training and integrate it into the learning required for all students to graduate from high schools.
August 08, 2017
There should be STEM centric revision of all teaching from kindergarten through high school.
June 08, 2017
This is the time for powerful allies but it requires the open hand of a school leader, not to receive a check but to work together on behalf of children.
June 06, 2017
We do not only need talented STEM teachers who know those four subjects well, we need teachers who understand and incorporate the arts, history, literature, physical education as inter-disciplinary and connected.
April 20, 2017
Business and higher education partners have contributed to improving the students' learning experience with support for teacher professional development, co-teaching and internships.
March 12, 2017
Schools' investment in the arts is a contribution to our society and it is important work. The arts are central to the human experience.