Let’s talk over dinner…

I had the opportunity this evening to speak to the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium and Center for Mathematics and Science Education Teacher Conference.  The talk was based on my dissertation work but extending it to the current situation surrounding the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Below is how Read more…

Building Community

I have given talks on building community in my classes, because I believe that it is a resource for learning that is not used to the fullest extent in all classroom settings.  So much of what we know about learning is tied to how people learn better together rather than Read more…

Video games and literacy

At the University of Wisconsin, I was lucky to interact with the Games, Learning, and Society group, who look at video games as a way to unlock what works with learning.  In that group is Constance Steinkuehler (great name), who has found that video games can be a way to Read more…