Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Learning Zone

This was rather eye opening for me. I totally agree with him that we need to create more times in school where we are expected to make mistakes, and then learn from them. I hope that in the future my classes will better reflect this. I am fond of saying that you learn more from the one problem you did wrong, than the 29 you did correctly. I hope that rings true for my students.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Science of Us

I must confess that I have always loved stats. I really find it fascinating to delve into all the ways we can describe a group of people numerically. This is just one more way that the numbers tell a great story.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Superheroes for All!

This is so powerful. As a father of a strong independent daughter I totally know how he feels and want the exact same things for my daughter.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Readjust your thinking

I am a huge fan of both RadioLab and Latif Nasser. I have never heard him talk and not been challenged to think a little deeper about whatever he is presenting. The best part is the end, where he uses the camel as a metaphor for how we should view history.