Archive for the ‘education’ Category

Is this going to be on the test?

Is this going to be on the test?

By Ben | education, quotes

The best response to that question I've ever heard, to date, courtesy of John Green [&hellip

Jake the Dog has a Growth Mindset

Jake the Dog has a Growth Mindset

By Ben | education, inspirational, pop culture, quotes

And the relevant clip from the actual episode: by Hannah Hughes, via Neatorama

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

By Ben | education, inspirational

[UPDATE: My related post widget tells me that I posted this same video in March [&hellip

Children Can Use Mathematics to Make Something- Something Interesting

Children Can Use Mathematics to Make Something- Something Interesting

By Ben | education, math, quotes

Seymour Papert: "But children, what can they make with mathematics? Not much. They sit in [&hellip

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

By Ben | education, games, science

If you've every wondered what it'd be like to travel near the speed, of light, [&hellip

Instructions to Complete Computer Graded Tests

Instructions to Complete Computer Graded Tests

By Ben | education, funny

A little late for CAPT season in Connecticut, but still great information for all test [&hellip

On Subtlety and Intelligence

On Subtlety and Intelligence

By Ben | education, quotes

Quote from Neal Stephenson's The Diamond Age. Princess Nell's Crest via moogoob on DeviantArt   &nbsp

Maisie Kate Miller tames a bully with pigtails

Maisie Kate Miller tames a bully with pigtails

By Ben | education, inspirational

via washingtonpost.com "On the stairwell just behind her, the other girl, who’s a sports standout [&hellip

Happy Back To School! (from SMBC)

By Ben | education, funny

via smbc-comics.com Yup

Facundo the Great

Facundo the Great

By Ben | culture, education, history

by Story Corps, via Neatorama. "Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez was raised in a small farming community [&hellip

Zen and Fermat's Last Theorem

By Ben | education, quotes

If all I want is for my students to enjoy the journey, to enjoy the [&hellip

Everything Matters via @chrislehmann

By Ben | education, Uncategorized

One of the things that happens in schools is that people think they can divorce [&hellip

Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional

Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional

By Ben | culture, education

A 16 year old boy in 1963 doesn't believe his teacher that said Nathaniel Hawthorne [&hellip

The shame of educational computing.

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

“I think that it is shameful that the education world has allowed the computer industry [&hellip

The best fun is hard fun

By Ben | education, quotes

“The third big idea is hard fun. We learn best and we work best if [&hellip

Covering Ass vs. Quality

By Ben | education, quotes

It is this freedom of the teacher to decide and, indeed, the freedom of the [&hellip

Changing concepts of school

Changing concepts of school

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

I think if your concept of school is what school is as you’ve seen it [&hellip

Monitoring Clicks vs. Sharing Joy

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

DON’T: get hung up monitoring your kids’ every mouse click DO: begin to share their [&hellip

Lessons in Manliness from Atticus Finch | The Art of Manliness

By Ben | education

Yes, Atticus may not seem very “manly,” at least when measured by the modern rubric [&hellip

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