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Tag Archives: ecology
Standards, Curriculum, Educational Products, and the Demise of the Teaching Profession Over the past couple of months, I’ve had an opportunity to spend time examining state and national standards, as well as school district curricular documents. I was doing … Continue reading
Once upon a not so distant time, I was a “science educator,” and more specifically a science teacher educator. Some of you who may read this may have known me in that role or an even further back role of … Continue reading
Warm Data is a new term coined by Nora Bateson (2016, 2017a, 2017b) to address issues with current research in the natural and social sciences. Such data can be contrasted with the all too familiar “cold data” of measurement and … Continue reading
For decades, but actually for centuries, educational scholars have been pushing for ways of teaching that engage children and contribute to their growth and development as thoughtful participants in society. However, corporate and political forces always seem to win out … Continue reading
Greenpeace: How a Group of Ecologists, Journalists, and Visionaries Changed the World by Rex Weyler (2004, Rodale Press, 612 pp) I just finished reading Rex Weyler’s Greenpeace…, which I purchased shortly after meeting Rex at a conference in July. His … Continue reading
Controlled burns have always bothered me conceptually, but the recent burns that have blanketed the city have been affecting my immediate health (and I’m in reasonably good health otherwise). So, I started poking around on the internet about the health … Continue reading