Found 3 works tagged 'education'.
Published Mar 11, 2020 · 4,667 words (17 minutes) · 1 like · 236 views
Teachers are human and kids aren't abstractions. Academic battles are fought by personalities where things get messy. It's also possible that you have to be careful for what you wish for if all you want is higher test scores.
Published Jan 11, 2020 · 3,921 words (15 minutes) · 814 views
My curriculum for the 'Putting the Sci Into Sci-Fi' session I taught in December! How to generate ideas, how to vet research, how to turn research into a narrative, some common pitfalls, and how I did it for an upcoming story.
Published Apr 12, 2019 · 4,814 words (18 minutes) · 1 like · 367 views
People often say that teaching is a noble profession, and it is. It also has a huge dropout rate as teachers walk away from their jobs. Whatever positive pressures that keep teachers working and the negative ones that push them out, the future is unlikely to change. Chaucer once said of a character in his stories, "Gladly would he learn and gladly teach." Maybe that's the quality that keeps teachers going, that sense of gladness in the giving and taking.