Archive for September, 2012

Relaxing Class Proceedures Respect for Kids

What really matters – guarding the pencils or getting the kids doing and thinking? Learning to err on the side of losing a few…

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A key element for more learning and laughs in science class.

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Dealing Directly – Resilience is what Kids Really Need

A policy change in the classroom to help kids develop resilience, with less work for me. What’s not to like?

Continue Reading September 9, 2012 at 8:39 AM Leave a comment

Scientists, naturally – the Pipe Puzzle Game

Exceptionally fun yet profound lesson lifted (and tweaked) from UCMP’s Nature of Science program. Works as well with kindergarten through Back to School Night parents.

Continue Reading September 4, 2012 at 5:20 PM Leave a comment


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