Seeing Curriculum Through a Child’s Eyes. The Mission Hill School is practicing powerful learning through interdisciplinary, student based, theme driven curriculum.
Levels of Technology Integration into the Curriculum This provides guidelines for levels of technology Integration from “Entry level” to “Transformation Level”. The matrix was created by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology.
This is an insightful article on Technology in school.
The Passion Gap by Angela Maiers I attended a number of workshops with Angela Maiers at the Christa McAuliffe Conference last November. She has some really good things to say about passion in education. She is not a fan of an over concentration on “assessment,” “standardize,” “common core” and “pedagogy”. If Bill Gates and Thomas Friedman are so in favor of passion why to do they seem to so strongly support the move toward one size fits all? I doubt if they would would want to be in the classrooms they appear to support creating. Am I missing something?
This is a very well written article on the state of modern education in the USA. The solution is not more standardization and and testing.
The storm is heading our way. Should we be careful what we wish for? http://goo.gl/wH7wf
These seem like the kind of questions that we as educators should be asking ourselves.