I’d like to share some thoughts on systems thinking and curriculum development with you all. Systems thinking has been used by modern ecologists to understand the natural world when linear thinking failed them. Systems thinking is not new; Aristotle understood the natural world in this way. Often, however, the study of science and our western … Continue reading Systems Thinking and Continent Portfolios
The day has come, the last day of summer! It’s been a wonderful and very hot summer for us here in Athens Georgia and we are looking forward to the beautiful display of fall to saturate our surroundings yet again. We love celebrating birthdays and annual milestones than with the Celebration Sun: We wish everyone a beautiful … Continue reading Seasons and celebrations!
With Sharon Duncan and the Waseca School Maybe you are wondering and planning how to begin this new school year. Of course, you will begin with the beginning – The BIG BANG. What you do afterwards doesn’t have to be anticlimactic. Last year, I talked with the 6-9 class at the Waseca School in Athens, Georgia about what they … Continue reading SPACE TRAVEL
David Attenborough and the Cutest baby Chimp – early learnings – Just a little monkey business. Continue reading Baby Chimps!
Here’s a cool animation that explains the vastness of the universe and how far (not as far as we would like) we can travel in space – elegantly explaining the stretching of the universe (the big bang and the inflations waves) and how it will all be out of reach and without a trace in the future … Continue reading We can go pretty far – but not all the way…
… is almost almost ready to be moved into. Our wood-shop is up and running, and as of now we are working on the last pieces before the office leaps across town and into it’s new home. We have been covering a lot of ground; bouncing from shipping orders and packaging our products to painting and … Continue reading Waseca Biomes new home
We are celebrating EARTH DAY knowing that Earth Day has to be an everyday exercise in mindfulness and living with and not off the the earth. Today is a good day to be in awe of this planet we can call home, but also a day to actually make changes in our day to day life. … Continue reading HAPPY EARTH DAY