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OUR STICKY ORTHODOXY

By |January 5th, 2016|STEM LITERACY|

To address our deeply held orthodoxy in 1000 words is tough -- still let me try.  We want change in education that promotes STEM learning, creative problem solving and twenty-first century skills. Change sounds hopeful, but it cannot come while we foster the same old narrow literacy mindset that has been limiting learners and teachers for generations. I [...]

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Why education reform is sabotaged by the “experts” who promote its urgency? And how we can make it happen now.

By |December 30th, 2015|STEM LITERACY|

Thomas Friedman’s 2005 bestseller The World is Flat got policy makers' attention describing visual-digital innovation driving new forms of communication and learning -- rapidly evolving video game visuals, for example, spurring innovation in science and medicine -- while our education system prepares learners for a text book world that no longer exists. The urgency of [...]