Archive for October, 2010

Where’s the fun?

Well into the school year, it’s hard to balance trust and open-ended exploration, fun with discipline issues. How to lighten up?

Continue Reading October 30, 2010 at 9:43 AM Leave a comment

The rains have come – time to plant the seedlings!

The grow food project? Nearly forgot – today’s rescue!

Continue Reading October 27, 2010 at 6:27 PM Leave a comment

The Sports Project sputters to a start…

Choosing what to do and how.

Continue Reading October 25, 2010 at 6:12 PM Leave a comment

The Take Action Project at the Ca Science Teachers Conference today!

Report from the front – building a community of teachers teaching students to take informed and effective action.

Continue Reading October 22, 2010 at 8:51 PM Leave a comment

Starting the Sports Project!

Applying principles of physics and scientific method to improve in a sport of their choice…

Continue Reading October 22, 2010 at 8:11 PM Leave a comment

Egg Head Helmet Project’s a um, smash…

Some good news, and ideas for weaving projects into curriculum – before, during or after the relevant units?

Continue Reading October 15, 2010 at 6:51 AM 1 comment

If momma aint happy…

… and how to get back on track in the busiest part of the school year.

Continue Reading October 15, 2010 at 6:29 AM Leave a comment

Chaos in the Classroom – Newton’s Apple Weight vs Mass Lab…

What happened? What can I learn from it, after calming down at the weekend? And how can I rescue the rest of the school year with my 7th period slackers?

Continue Reading October 10, 2010 at 5:55 PM 1 comment

Too much, too fast, fix tomorrow!

Seemed like a good idea at the time.

Continue Reading October 5, 2010 at 8:32 PM 1 comment

The Egg Head Helmet Project

A small, fun and really relevant invention project applying physics to saving their lives.

Continue Reading October 4, 2010 at 2:11 PM Leave a comment


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