Quit it with the Finland comparisons!

Just had to leave this here. Finland is successful because it surrounds families with the kind of scaffolding support that makes it easier for kids to do well at school. Just as soon as we are ready to talk about supporting families, then we can talk about...

Brooklyn Is Everywhere

Here’s an interesting article from Bon Appetit, exploring the growing current food scene in Indy. There’s so much good food happening all over Indy right now, I would say in particular downtown, Broad Ripple and near south/east side. ¬†Ally and Chris from...

Changing your way of thinking….

The federal response to Obama’s call out last year for less unnecessary testing. Temp Ed. Secretary has the right direction, but who gets to make these kinds of calls in the end?...
Discomfort, wonder and education.

Discomfort, wonder and education.

A quote from Teller: When I go outside at night and look up at the stars, the feeling that I get is not comfort. The feeling that I get is a kind of delicious discomfort at knowing that there is so much out there that I do not understand and the joy in recognizing...

More Bees

      A teacher at PSOE has a farm about 40 minutes outside of the city- yesterday she let us know that she had a swarm in an unusual location – L and I went to handle the...
Bees at school

Bees at school

At our school we have three hives at the very back fence line… these pollinators help the school farm and are used as a learning tool also. We took in a spring swarm last week, and are housing those new bees in an observation hive which is visiting the...