The Manchester Bombing

We fly into Manchester, England two or three times each year, and then travel to Lincoln, which is a city about 120 miles from Manchester.  We are in Lincoln now, and have been for more than a week. The bombing at the Manchester Arena where American singer Ariana Grande was performing, killed 23 people, including […]

New Design for Art of Teaching Science

Welcome to the new and revised design for The Art of Teaching weblog. I’ve changed the title to The Art of Teaching followed by the subtitle: Progressive Science Education. Since 2005, when I started writing this blog, I have used WordPress as the publishing platform.  To design the blog, I am using software from Copyblogger […]

High-Stakes Testing & the Culture of Fear: The Atlanta Case, Report #1

Over the next few days, I am going to write a series of posts on the “Atlanta Test Erasure Scandal” that has dominated the newspapers here in Atlanta, and has been a major story on the national scene.  There is more than meets the eye here, and I hope to shed some light on it, […]

High-Stakes Testing & the Culture of Fear: The Atlanta Case, Report #1

Over the next few days, I am going to write a series of posts on the “Atlanta Test Erasure Scandal” that has dominated the newspapers here in Atlanta, and has been a major story on the national scene.  There is more than meets the eye here, and I hope to shed some light on it, […]

350.org

I signed onto an organization called 350.org. According to materials I received, 350.org is sponsoring climate change actions around the world. The banner will take you to the 350.org site for further details about how you and your students might get involved. Receiving this information is perfect timing for post later this week about Australian […]