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

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

Jake the Dog has a Growth Mindset

Jake the Dog has a Growth Mindset

By Ben | education, inspirational, pop culture, quotes

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

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

By Ben | education, inspirational

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

Children Can Use Mathematics to Make Something- Something Interesting

Children Can Use Mathematics to Make Something- Something Interesting

By Ben | education, math, quotes

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

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

By Ben | education, games, science

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

Instructions to Complete Computer Graded Tests

Instructions to Complete Computer Graded Tests

By Ben | education, funny

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

On Subtlety and Intelligence

On Subtlety and Intelligence

By Ben | education, quotes

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

Maisie Kate Miller tames a bully with pigtails

Maisie Kate Miller tames a bully with pigtails

By Ben | education, inspirational

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

Happy Back To School! (from SMBC)

By Ben | education, funny

Tweet via smbc-comics.com Yup. Tweet

Facundo the Great

Facundo the Great

By Ben | culture, education, history

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

Zen and Fermat's Last Theorem

By Ben | education, quotes

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

Everything Matters via @chrislehmann

By Ben | education, Uncategorized

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

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

The shame of educational computing.

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

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

The best fun is hard fun

By Ben | education, quotes

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

Covering Ass vs. Quality

By Ben | education, quotes

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

Changing concepts of school

Changing concepts of school

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

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

Monitoring Clicks vs. Sharing Joy

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

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

Lessons in Manliness from Atticus Finch | The Art of Manliness

By Ben | education

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

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