Guest Post via @wmjackson: The Book, “Deserts of Underserved Communities”

The Book Deserts of Underserved Communities by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson and @latinapheonix There are deserts that span vast distances around the world. They lack the resources to support the diversity of life seen in places that have sufficient environmental conditions that allow for growth of foliage allowing animals to live, survive and […]

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Guest Post via @wmjackson and @laphoneix: Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center

Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson @laphoneix The visit at the Orlando Science Center (OSC) was one of the highlights for our family during the winter school break. A great period for family time, learning, participation in activities that were fun, educational, and creating “ah ha” […]

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Guest Post via @dr_riina: What real learning looks like…

can sometimes surprise me. I have a student, Stan, who is a self-admitted lazy person.  This kid is SMART.  Like what-are-you-doing-in-my-class-instead-of-advanced-English smart.  He writes well, reads well, thinks abstractly, and does most of the work. But he is lazy.  He often turns in work that minimally meets the requirements, represents superficial thinking, or is illegible. […]

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