Escape from the Heat
Growing up in Arizona I was pretty used to heat. We’d hardly bat an eye at triple-digit temperatures in July, and the 90s were a breeze. This is my 8th summer in the Pacific Northwest and while I can still take the heat, I can tell you that I moved north for a reason. The […]
Business and Pleasure
This week I am working with the WSU STEM-LIT program to prepare for an exciting program to be used at our school to incorporate more project-based learning in the classroom. In preparation for a workshop with students in August, teachers are getting our hands on the materials, literally and figuratively, to make the magic happen. […]
Bill Gates: Don’t Monetize my Students!
There is nothing more dangerous than a billionaire with too much time on his hands. Bill Gates admits he knows nothing about teaching but that hasn’t stopped him from causing havoc in our nation’s schools. It started out with his small school initiative. He was convinced that kids in smaller schools could learn better than […]