Wisdom Begins with Wonder

Entries from September 2009 ↓

Thoughts on inquiry

All of my reading and work this summer has led me to the same conclusion… that I need to make my classroom much more learner centered and inquiry based. Although I’ve had a rich, inquiry-style curriculum the past few years, I feel that it has become increasingly teacher centered. In other words, I’ve continued to […]

How People Learn

So, I read “How People Learn” this summer.  The first 2 chapters really made me think.  A lot.  They made me really deeply examine my teaching methods.  And what I found out was that I was doing a lot of things right but that I had a lot of room to improve.  So I’ve decided […]

My philosophy about science education

Science should be fun. Science schould be collaborative. Science should be challenging. Science should be inquiry-based. Science should be technologically integrated. Did I mention that science should be fun?