It was a joy to learn with the bright students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute last week. The students worked hard and offered the guest speakers great questions and great respect. I’d like to challenge the students (and anyone who wishes) to … Continued
Will water runoff or soak in?
Bess Caplin of Baltimore Ecosystem Study demonstrates how to determine water infiltration rates around the school yard.
Stephen Ritz introduces himself as the “Chief Eternal Optimist of Bronx County”. It’s a place that needs optimism. The Bronx is a tough neighborhood with high unemployment and the rumble of food insecurity. The New York City Coalition Against Hunger … Continued
Students can learn STEM by growing and studying in gardens STEM Learning in the Garden As teachers and administrators search for ways to improve student performance, they should look in the garden. Learning in the garden is real, alive and … Continued
Solving for WHY: Finding the Right Angle to Teach Math with Meaning. Poor Y. Every year, millions of students try to solve Y’s intractable problems. They furrow their brows and scratch out long formulas smudged with erasures, red ink and … Continued