Posts Tagged ‘education’

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

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

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

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

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

From Google to Inquiry: Notes on @chrislehmann's talk

From Google to Inquiry: Notes on @chrislehmann's talk

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet I'm unsure who made this, but I like it. Tweet

Stuart Firestein - Not Knowing Is the Key to Science

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet I would use one of these neuroscience textbooks—this one that weighs seven and a [&hellip

MIT Offers Certificates in Piracy

MIT Offers Certificates in Piracy

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet It’s been an unofficial, underground practice among students at MIT for at least 20 [&hellip

Why Releasing Teacher Test Ratings Is A Horrible Idea - Practical Theory

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet For me, my reasons against releasing the test scores comes down to one simple [&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

One reason I love the geology (via @Allochthonous)

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet Fortunately for me, the nature of geology itself helped to counterbalance the narrowing pressures [&hellip

Dismal learning is not the path to success (h/t @scottelias)

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via blog.seattlepi.com Tweet

danah boyd on Bullying

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet For most teenagers, the language of bullying does not resonate. When teachers come in [&hellip

Cultivating a Learning Environment: Six Suggestions : 2¢ Worth

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet Here are several suggestions for promoting a learning culture in your school(s). It’s a [&hellip

Everybody is a genius, but... -Einstein

Everybody is a genius, but... -Einstein

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via society6.com Einstein commenting on schools, perhaps? Tweet

Chris Lehmann - Education is broken - TEDxPhilly

Chris Lehmann - Education is broken - TEDxPhilly

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via youtube.com I always have more respect for those who are actively putting their [&hellip

My Little Pony Physics Presentation

My Little Pony Physics Presentation

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via youtube.com Brings me back to a few physics presentations I've seen in my [&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

Zombie Marie Curie makes an excellent point

Zombie Marie Curie makes an excellent point

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet I do love xkcd. From http://xkcd.com/896/ Tweet

Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos

Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via youtube.com Interesting & thought provoking ideas on the effectiveness of science videos and [&hellip

True for education (and everywhere else)

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet People are happiest when they're encouraged and trusted. via sethgodin.typepad.com Tweet

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Counter-Earth's Dept. of Education, Kicking Ass

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Counter-Earth's Dept. of Education, Kicking Ass

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via boingboing.net That's just crazy talk. Tweet

Notice to All Banker Types from a Teacher

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet I have used a bank many times. I have a checking account and a [&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

Diane Ravitch on the Daily Show

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via thedailyshow.com While I don't agree with all of Diane Ravitch's opinions, I'd much [&hellip

Enough with the Late Penalties! « Tom Schimmer

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet Here is my issue with Late Penalties being applied to student work.  If we [&hellip

Denial vs. Progress. | Indexed [#sbar]

Denial vs. Progress. | Indexed [#sbar]

By Ben | Uncategorized

Tweet via thisisindexed.com Also Known As: Traditional grading system vs. Standards-based grading Tweet

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