Posts Tagged: teachers

Growth Mindset

Carol S. Dweck, author of the book Mindset, has spent decades in research about the factors, which impact achievement and success. She has found that intelligence and talent are not…
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Science Vocabulary Instruction

Reliance on standardized tests has increased dramatically over the past few decades, as witnessed by sales that grew from $7 million in 1955 to more than $267 million in 1997…
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Literacy in Science and Scientific Literacy

In a conversation with my younger brother, who is the residential and commercial plumbing inspector for one of the large counties in northwest Ohio, we were talking about the time…
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Let It Go

At my house, the song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen is on TV, the radio, on my phone, and on my kids’ tablet at any given point at…
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Investigating Phenomenon that Change Slowly

One of the most enjoyable investigations that I recently observed was during science time in a pre-K classroom. After the teacher reminded students to wash their hands and not to…
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