Posts tagged "Museum of Science and Industry"

Teaching the teacher: Stern learns about engaging ways to address the summer slide

 Teaching the teacher:  Stern learns about engaging ways to address the summer slide
I love a lively discussion. That’s why I’m so appreciative of the responses to my last blog on possible learning loss over the summer, referred to as the summer slide by some educators. Readers had some creative responses to (and differences with) my thinking. A fair number supported summer learning, particularly for at risk students... Read more »

The Smart Home: Where Science, Technology, and Sustainability meet at the Museum of Science and Industry

It is so important to use “top-notch” science curricula. As gifted expert Joyce VanTassel-Baska observed, “[p]erhaps no curriculum area better captures the natural curiosity and intellectual spirit of gifted students than does science.” Comprehensive Curriculum for Gifted Learners, p. 196. In 2001, my students and I were introduced to one of the finest science curricula... Read more »