Archive for October, 2012

Newton’s Apple Lab – Better this time.

The scene of basically a disaster the first time I did it, apples being tossed and impaled on pencils, yelling ‘sit down and shut up!’. This time, much, much better. Why? Here’s what worked much better this year, with pics and student sheet.

Continue Reading October 19, 2012 at 8:16 AM Leave a comment

Kids Doing Demos, Running the Races: Switching Places

“Student centered classrooom” What does that really mean? It’s hard to move off the stage and let the kids at it, but so much better to engage them, respect them and frankly, give me a little break from bossing everyone around. Being a little pulled back gives them more space to expand, a powerful good thing I’m learning late in life.

Continue Reading October 1, 2012 at 6:35 AM Leave a comment


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