E.E.’s Philosopher King (Pt 2)

Not One More Cute Project for the Kids: Neal Maine’s Educational Vision   by Gregory A. Smith Lewis & Clark College, Professor Emeritus   PART TWO (see Part One here) Sustaining Neal’s Place-Based Vision of Education: Lessons Learned Despite the power...

Poetry and Science

Poetry and Science

Utilizing the Tools of Poetry for Science Inquiry by Jim Martin CLEARING consultant pril is National Poetry Month. Can we celebrate it by using poetry to facilitate teaching science as inquiry? What does the flow of thoughts, images of relationships, grammar and...

Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning

NatureBridge Takes the Classroom Outdoors: Inspires Teachers and Students Through Discovery by Karen West for NatureBridge   “The future will belong to the nature smart… the more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.” – Richard Louv, author of “Last Child...

Connecting Art and Science

Connecting Art and Science

Making Science Engaging at Camp Connecting art and science helps students find STEM classes more engaging and enjoyable By Elli Korthuis   is a youth development organization that focuses on helping members, ages 5-19 years, grow as individuals through their...

Art and the Environment

Art and the Environment

Getting to the HeART of Teaching Marine Conservation by Kerry Hynes “I don’t understand.  This is too hard. Why are we learning this?”  These are just a few of the phrases that I hear in my classroom that force me to stop, take a deep breath, and remind myself that,...

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