All, Education – School 0 comments on Critical Thinking Is Welcome

Critical Thinking Is Welcome

CRITICAL THINKING IS WELCOME

An increasing number of teachers, from kindergarten through college, have altered lesson plans to include the art of thinking. Many others are being trained so that they can shift the classroom emphasis away from just giving pupils information and move toward making them think about the issues raised by that information.

Continue Reading “Critical Thinking Is Welcome”

Energy, Environment, Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous 0 comments on Young City Builders

Young City Builders

YOUNG CITY BUILDERS
“My children really understand solar power and geothermal energy,” says a second grade teacher in Saugus, California. “Some of them are building solar collectors and turbines for their energy course.” These young scientists are part of the City Building Educational Program, a unique curriculum for kindergarten through twelfth grade that uses the process of city planning to teach basic reading, writing, and math skills.

Continue Reading “Young City Builders”

Culture, Education – School 0 comments on Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION – Learning Through Experience
‘Cooperative education’ is a significant innovation in university education programs and it has found increasing favor in recent years. Cooperative education makes full-time work in industry, business, or government a part of the program. Thus, by alternating semesters of  study with work related to that study, ‘co-op’ students receive valuable job training while earning money for tuition.

Continue Reading “Cooperative Education”