In an informative and inspiration al article Jennifer Medbery writes that, “We don’t need to memorize things any more, but we still need teachers to guide our students toward learning the best ways to problem solve. The question is: How do you measure that?” (keep reading)
Jo Boaler, a professor of math education in Stanford University’s School of Education states that they way maths is presented to girls is the problem not the girls. Traditionally boys have been thought to be “wired” in a way that allowed them to score higher in maths. New research shows that it is instead the […]
As we head into the 21st century education parents need to embrace their new role within their child’s education. Suzie Boss gives us some great practical ways that parents can use skype and other tools to not only be apart of their child’s education but also make a huge contribution to what’s happening within the classroom. While you are […]
Bob Lenz writes how one teacher’s passion for poetry changed not only his life but that of many children he’d later teach. This inspiring story not only encourages us to think beyond the box but allows us to catch a glimps of how learning with a reason captures a child’s heart for life.
Link from www.11changes.com Move over, Harvard: the bubble is bursting One “industry” that has changed very little in the last 150 years is education. How, when and to whom education is delivered, and the building blocks of what we still call a basic education today, are ideas that were conceived in the Industrial Revolution and are still […]
As we’ve traversed this road of education for the past 16 years and parented for the past 10, we’ve seen a huge shift happening in the understanding of what education truly is. Many are moving away from an education system to rather focus on having learning revived within our schools. Growing up going to a […]