I have been a teacher--mostly elementary, a district science supervisor, a program manager at the National Research Council, outreach director at the National Science Resources Center, lead consultant at McREL, and on several national committees and boards.
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 2:52 PM in Want "vintage" Mr. Wizard VHS tapes library?
I'm wondering if I should just throw these away! I loved using them "back in the day", and feel they are still relevant. If you want them, I'll ship them to you. Send me your name and address at firstname.lastname@example.org Here is a description I found on the web:
The innovative series provides candid, close-up,
and in-depth visits to classrooms of outstanding elementary teachers
using hands-on, inqu...
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Tue, Nov 22, 2011 11:34 AM in Summative Assessments
Thank you for posting! I would like to clarify that I think the "summative" posts are being misunderstood if you take that as one test. The main idea that I propose is that the body of work of a student, perhaps shown in a performance test or portfolio, IS what is important. What I think is detrimental to student learning and classroom culture are grading practices that penalize ...
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 4:38 PM in Combating Low Expectations
Greetings to the posters and the readers in this thread. I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for responding to my question about low expectations. Your remarks really do help my thinking.
I thought I would share with you my current thoughts. These are pieces of a resource for building administrators that I am working on. NSTA holds the copyright, and I'm the author, they are not y...
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