Can You Answer These 25 Questions About the Origin of Modern Educational Trends & Practices?

How much do you know about the modern education system? Why do we have letter grades, report cards, compulsory school, and schools broken up by age/grade? How long have we Continue Reading →

A Shocking & Brilliant Interdisciplinary Math Curriculum

How about math that matters? While visiting family in Northern Michigan, I came across a fascinating math curriculum by Smith, Lusse and Morss. Following is part of the preface to Continue Reading →

What Schools Can Learn from the History of Mr. Potato Head

The first ( of what I hope is an¬†annual) Online Home School Conference finished on Saturday, August 24 with an excellent lineup of speakers. It was an action and content-packed Continue Reading →

Cultivating 5 Perspectives on Educational Change & Innovation

We are in an era of educational experimentation, and it is hard to argue against the fact that the digital revolution fuels much of this experimentation.¬† Many aspects of traditional Continue Reading →