Author Archives: jmlaird
Coming Soon to a School Near You: New Science Standards.
Originally posted on Meanwhile, back at the ranch…:
Some of you have asked what has become of the pug, noticing his absence from the spotlight on these pages. The truth is, I have been wondering the same thing for a…
New school year with 90 new 5th grade faces, 80 familiar 6th graders and 20 “grown-up” 7th graders! My job this past week was to reach out to each of these students and try to let them know they are … Continue reading
Originally posted on Nat Geo Education Blog:
Maddie was a student who “got it done” in my 8th grade math class. Clearly she would ace the final test, so why give it to her? Instead I proposed a project analyzing…