Inquiry-Based Science

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December 4, 2019 On Selling

Hello. My name is Ben, and I’m selling something. Now, I don’t feel particularly comfortable about that. By nature I’m a…

November 25, 2019 Kids These Days…

I’m not exactly sure when it happens. Probably around the same time your kids learn how to operate a smartphone better than you. Somewhere between…

November 20, 2019 Why Kids Are Like Bacteria

If you’re a teacher, you know that kids are an awful lot like bacteria. I mean, of course, that if you give them the correct…

November 8, 2019 Problems and Solutions to Project-Based Learning

I remember once hearing a story about a 4th grade teacher who took her classroom on a trip around the world. Ok, it wasn’t a…

September 26, 2019 The Power of Purpose-Based Learning

Let’s be honest: they’re probably never going to use it. Of course, people do use science. Without it, we’d literally be stuck in the dark…

September 19, 2019 The Road to Inquiry

Why can’t dogs talk? Why is the sky blue? How does an apple seed turn into a tree? Is anything real? 

August 28, 2019 5 (Ok 6) Things You Need to Know about Blue Apple Projects

The world of education is always changing. As a child, I spent my time flipping through card catalogs or practicing my cursive penmanship, a memory…

July 24, 2019 Reflections from Science on the Grand

I’ll be honest, I had no idea what to expect when I helped staff the Science on the Grand conference this year. Unlike most members…