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...
Our Kids….

Our Kids….

Currently Reading: Robert Putnam. “Our Kids” just dropped about 3 weeks ago, and I there’s been a lot of press. I thought I would start reading an earlier book of his “Bowling Alone” first… but instead I got both and have been...

Education Advocacy

Pinning this here, so I can finish watching it. From the Brookings Institute, they’ve released findings about Education Advocacy. http://www.spreecast.com/events/measuring-education-advocacy
The power of mentorship.

The power of mentorship.

This interview from Story Corps with President Barak Obama and mentee Noah McQueen is one of the most powerful process pieces I’ve heard in a while. President Obama speaks honestly and authentically with 18 year old Noah, and it results in a revealing and moving...

Article saving …

There’s so much going on these last past two weeks in Education in Indiana. I’m wanted to leave a post here that stores some articles that I was reading…  ...
Joy In Schools

Joy In Schools

I read an article about the presence of JOY in schools http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/01/joy-the-subject-schools-lack/384800/ The author speaks about the aspect of truly relishing the pleasure of the learning process… which seems a more...