Krazy Pic 1 Is it OK to burst into laughter at this one? This can’t portray all men! See KP1
Krazy Pic 2 Surely this sign doesn’t apply to any of us, right? 🙂 See KP2
Limerick & Math Nerds? A FUN Riddle! I think we can all have fun with this. I rediscovered it last week! Here’s a Riddle for the week: The following equation can be read as a limerick – can you translate? For the answer, see Limerick.
Jan/Feb Brain Teasers – Solutions, Solvers, and PRIZE WINNERS! Lots of fun action on the BTs this past time. Six subscribers combined for 106 entries into the drawing for a 2017 (Mo River) Calendar (and more contributed to the Bonuses). To see a complete summary – winners, solutions, submitters, comments – see Jan/FebBTs.
NEW – Mar/Apr Brain Teasers We start a new set of BTs with 5 new ones this week, including one appropriate for PI DAY, coming up next Tuesday (3/14)! There are also MORE ways to win prizes this time. Check out Mar/AprBts and have some fun!
Are We Assessing What We Want? The current Springfield News-Leader column addresses another sneaky aspect of assessment. Are our assessments matching what we want them to know? See AssessVerse17.
Thought for the Week
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I wonder how effective it is to require a student to be in class if they’re physically present but mentally absent. 🙂
For more thoughts on this topic, see Rules, Part 1
One of my brothers recently needled me for not coming down on one side or the other of an issue – said I needed to ‘take a stand’, that I need to give my ‘take’ on these topics. 🙂
It’s a remark I’ve heard before. And, as to the ‘not coming down’, I knowingly plead guilty. At the risk of ‘dodging the issue’, I wonder if it’s that easy. Is there a right/wrong side to each educational issue?
For the entire blog on this topic, visit Facing Educational Issues.
Education in an Information Age
I thought I was being purposely outrageous – I didn’t realize I was being a prophet.
To see why, and also explore the problems & questions inherent in trying to educate students in these days of ‘instant information’, visit Education in An Information Age.
Having been both a parent and a teacher, I have always been fascinated by parent/school interactions, especially when parents and schools don’t see eye to eye. How can we help the process?
For more thoughts on this subject, see Parents & Schools.