Tag Archives: science education

You’re Tampering With Our Minds

I enjoy teaching, particularly teaching elementary science methods. We began the spring semester by moving right into a mode of “doing” science with an exploration of density – observed through sinking and floating. We returned to explorations of density in … Continue reading

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Leading with Questions

Fall semester came to a close just before Christmas. On our final day, we do a “go around” inviting everyone to share a thought, observation, favorite activity, memorable learning, or anything else they might like to share. In reference to … Continue reading

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Transcending the Discipline

I remember a pivotal experience in my professional development. In the late 80’s I attended a “Minnesota Educational Effectiveness Program (MEEP)” institute in which Seymour Papert delivered the keynote address. Papert, an MIT professor/scientist and creator of Logo computer language, … Continue reading

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