Monday, April 19, 2010

Education World® : School Issues and Education News: Wire Side Chats: How Understanding Poverty Can Help Low-Income Children Learn


Ms. Ruby Payne continues to deepen our understanding of one of the great "diversity" issues of our time. I recommend her recent workbook and am always pleased to pick her up on the radar.
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Make: Online : Math Monday: Whittling links and knots

Math Monday Rocks!
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

What If Superheroes Were Elements?


Educational Elements
This clever mix of periodic table and Superheroes from 109.com is dedicated to my father Dr. Ken Yorka who had a doctorate in chemistry.  
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Monday, April 12, 2010

How to Teach Math as a Social Activity | Edutopia


Video featurung a Master Teacher engaging a fifth grade class with outetanding instructional strategy rooted in concepts that are vital for natural development of a love of learning. ( and I hear that playing well with others is in high demand in the workforce.)
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