What is School For?

Education is what is left after you have forgotten everything you learned at school -Albert Einstein I visualize GOOD schooling like an iceberg. The visible 15% is the knowledge about the subjects that students acquire and are assessed on covered by the curriculum....

Traveling Art Teachers

Reba Burkhart is one of many traveling art teachers. She enjoys seeing how much fun her students have as they use their supplies to make their creations.  “We’re in art to have fun,” Burkhart told her students at Richland Elementary School. The students agreed,...

Penny the Puppy Helps on the First Day of School

Penny the puppy helps on the first day of school. As a full-time working mom of a four-year-old, I was warned that when my daughter first started school it would be tough. But I guess I was so excited for her to develop new skills and make new friends that I didn’t...

What are Massive Open Online Courses

What are massive open online courses (MOOC)? MOOC are online classes that allow for unlimited enrollment and they are coming to a school near you. Florida lawmakers learned more about MOOC’s recently. Miami-Dade, Broward and Pinellas counties are testing the...