#Intentional: Science Inquiry – Sneaking up on Evolution

I live in Indiana. Here in the great (former) state of Pence, the word “evolution” is tantamount to cursing. Our science book doesn’t even call the chapter on evolution,”Evolution”, it calls it “Change Over Time”.  With that in mind, I have started teaching EVOLUTION to my 8th graders. We’re currently getting the dull stuff out…

#Intentional: The State of Public Education

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately.  New Secretary of Education who probably knows as much about public education as a 2 year old, my annual state testing irritation, and just feeling a bit antsy in general about life, the universe, and everything.  When is Spring Break again?  I’m so ready! So, I…