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Friday, January 15, 2010

If middle schoolers are the future of American science ...

There's this report from my favorite middle school teacher, a couple courses away from a masters in science education:
When asked what subjects we should teach during the ISAT [Illinois Scholastic Aptitude Test] during today's PD [Professional Development], my director said we should focus on full time for reading and writing, math if there's time, and "don't worry about what I like to call, for lack of a better term, the stupid subjects, science and social studies."  Yes he called science and social studies stupid.  No I am not exaggerating.  My heart sank."

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous10:30 PM

    Along the same lines are these concerns about school gardens: