5 Questions You Should Ask Students and Teachers When Observing

Next time you’re in a classroom and want to initiate a quality conversation with either a student or a teacher, ask them the following five questions: #1: What is going on? #2: Why? #3: Why? #4: How? #5: What’s next? Try hard to say nothing but these words and that you really, really listen to their responses – pushing… Read More 5 Questions You Should Ask Students and Teachers When Observing

Special Spatial Thinking & Analysis

As I’ve taught some Earth/Space/Environmental Science this semester, I’ve made an effort to incorporate some Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology to add both depth and relevance. We began by using some investigations designed by Al Bodzin of Lehigh University designed to investigate tectonic activity as related to plate boundaries, earthquake and volcanic activity, and plate motion. Bodzin… Read More Special Spatial Thinking & Analysis