Posts filed under ‘Policy’

Professionalize the Profession -> Student Innovators

What’s the link between these two ideas? The trickle down approach might just work – a call for change top to bottom for our innovators of the future.

Continue Reading July 5, 2012 at 2:49 PM 2 comments

Turning off kids with tough concepts… or not.

Physical science textbooks, gnashing of teeth.

Continue Reading January 21, 2012 at 2:58 PM Leave a comment

PBL + Standardized Test Results = ?

What was the effect of a project-based 8th grade curriculum on standardized test scores?

Continue Reading August 20, 2011 at 10:21 AM 1 comment

Serious Fun vs Edutainment

Physical science is particularly vulnerable to the edutainment approach – are you also struggling for balance in a culture that wants it fast, fun and easy?

Continue Reading December 11, 2010 at 9:23 AM Leave a comment

Comment on the National Science Ed Framework Draft

The new national science standards need our input by 2nd August. Weigh in on this vital document!

Continue Reading July 14, 2010 at 9:39 PM Leave a comment


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