In my last article, I wrote about possible 21st century careers awaiting our students. When I speak about this topic, people respond by wanting to help kids “find their passions.” But I think the word “passion” is a problem. Here’s why. “Passion” Is Unreasonable When we call something a “passion,” it implies lifelong devotion and […]
This post was written by my pal Beth Andrews, who you can find at Academic Bloom, as @blandrews on Twitter, or just send her an email: email@example.com Classroom literature is typically selected based on what we (teachers) love to read and have available. Since preferences can be so personal, it’s unlikely that what we find […]
I thought I’d start sharing some of my favorite readings of the month, whether tweets, blogs, or full on novels.
If the designers have done their jobs, the player should always feel slightly challenged, but never overwhelmed. As teachers, we should aim for the same goal: students who are stimulated but not frustrated.
Here are this month’s most-clicked on curiosities mailed out from Puzzlements.co! Dominoes, human slinkies, and an amazing chemical reaction.