For a Friday diversion… Watch 32 discordant metronomes achieve synchrony in a matter of minutes. If I were a physics teacher this would be an interesting real-world connection to get students thinking and relating. How do you bring real-world connections into the classroom to help clarify and solidify the Why? of lessons?
The mother of one of the 26 victims of last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America. Education Week: A Sandy Hook Parent’s Letter to Teachers.