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Science of Cooking: Food Science, Recipes & Projects | Exploratorium

by Robinson

See what’s hot in the Forum:

Do you follow religious dietary laws? Share your knowledge of halal, kosher, or any other laws you follow.

soup panMaking a winter soup? Find out how to make a healthier creamy soup without the cream.

For chefs, the chicken comes before the egg. Visit an organic egg farm and see the how the eggs go from the hen to you.


If I happened to be a science teacher in a collaborative school environment, I would so collaborate with the life skills teacher.

Education Week: Researchers Probe Causes of Math Anxiety

by Robinson

Special Education in the Science Classroom: Strategies for Success, Teaching Today, Glencoe Online

by Robinson

Overcoming Obstacles to Success in the Science Classroom

Students with identified disabilities are found in science classrooms in every school in the nation. What specific techniques benefit special education students in the science classroom? Strategies designed to increase classroom success for special education students are based on sound instructional methodology, and thus have potential benefits for all students.

When integrating the strategies suggested, teachers must remember that the term “special education” is applied to students having a wide range of disabilities existing on a continuum from moderate to extreme. Instructors should consider individual needs and learning preferences when implementing strategies.

The Way We Live Now – When Does Holding Teachers Accountable Go Too Far?

by Robinson

“Educational Entrepreneurship” Won’t Help Urban Schools | Education

by Robinson

need to look up Ron Edmonds.

92 Lowest Achieving Schools Identified; and Latest “Top-to-Bottom” School Rankings Released

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Education secretary Arne Duncan: headmaster of US school reform

by Robinson

September 2, 2010

School teachers in charge? Why some schools are forgoing principals.

by Robinson

August 21, 2010

My hands are too big for the teats

by Scott Smith

Our goat visit video:

July 30, 2010

On Education – Equity of Test Is Debated as Children Compete for Gifted Kindergarten – NYTimes.com

by Robinson

Ms. Stewart, a single mom working two jobs, didn’t think the process was fair. She had heard widespread reports of wealthy families preparing their children for the kindergarten gifted test with $90 workbooks, $145-an-hour tutoring and weekend “boot camps.”

The owner of one Manhattan tutoring company, Bright Kids NYC, says the parents of the 120 children her staff tutored spent an average of $1,000 on test prep for their 4-year-olds.

Ms. Stewart used a booklet the city provided and reviewed the 16 sample questions with Chase. “I was online trying to find sample tests,” she said. “But everything was $50 or more. I couldn’t afford that.”