What are the popular topics that circle in today’s educational field? We talk about STEM, mathematics, technology, critical thinking, integration, emotional intelligence, robotics, health, bullying, learning disabilities, obesity, teacher to student ratio, social skills, virtual learning, adequate facilities and resources and the funding for them. Here is one topic that an internet search of educational topics does not bring to the surface – Character. Charlotte … Continue reading An Educational Hot Topic in a Living Education
In a day and age of an abundance of educational teaching materials and classrooms specialized to the particulars of students, the educational community might need a simple breath of fresh air. I recently acquired a teachers manual for lower elementary literature studies. This five inch thick spiral bound behemoth could probably leave a dent if you threw it at your car. With curiosity, I opened … Continue reading Schools! Save Space and Money! Use Narration!
For a girl from Nebraska not accustomed to spanning wide bodies of water on a suspension bridge, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge a few years ago was, to say the least, thrilling. In Nebraska most of our water ways are crossed by a mere heave-ho and a jump. Before this ride across the Golden Gate, my only encounter with this bridge was through pictures. Frankly it never did look to me like the … Continue reading Ties That Bind