Can We End the Science vs. Religion Debate?

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.             -Albert Einstein Attention has been drawn to teaching of evolution by a debate between Bill Nye (the science guy) and Ken Ham, president of the Creation Museum. This topic usually expands into a general discussion of science vs. religion. I have to say thatContinue reading “Can We End the Science vs. Religion Debate?”

Learning to Teach from the Red-Eyed Vireo

“What day is it?” It’s today squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh.                         -A. A. Milne  Though, most have heard their call, most probably cannot identify the red-eyed vireo by sight. It has a bold face pattern with a white eyebrow, bordered above and below with black, and a ruby red eye. The bodyContinue reading “Learning to Teach from the Red-Eyed Vireo”

A rising tide raises all boats (or standardizing education to maintain structural racialization and worker bees)

A rising tide raises all boats. This is a Reagan-era phrase referring to trickle-down economics. The idea was that as those with the resources (the biggest boats floating on the economic ocean) poured their capital into the economy, the economy (the tide in this metaphor) would grow and all the boats floating on the water,Continue reading “A rising tide raises all boats (or standardizing education to maintain structural racialization and worker bees)”