Posted by DrJeff on September 5th, 2011
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Jordi (from Driving with Jordi fame) learning how to skate a few years ago. He could count on his dad. He showed me when I should lead, and when he needed me to get out of his way. Now they call him rocket man.
This is crossposted at the Huffington Post HERE.
This essay “The Art of Teaching” was originally published April 15, 2009. I just revised itÂ in support of the release of the music video Â ‘We’ve Got to be That Light – A Gift For America’s Teachers”, which was the subject of the last post here at Blog on the Universe.
Let me know what you think of this essay! Leave a comment below or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
So here’s a thought. Track down an old teacher
that meant the world to you and tell them just that.
It’s a new school year and teachers are now back in classrooms across America. During these tough times I wanted to write something that might help inspire the new teacher, reaffirm to the seasoned professional why we went into teaching in the first place, and recognize the remarkable gift that teachers in our lives give to us all.
Dr. Jeff is Doing a Webcast for Challenger Center for Space Science Education – Tune in Thursday April 29 at 1:00 pm EDT
Posted by DrJeff on April 27th, 2010
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Photo caption: Dr. Jeff after a Family Science Night for 600 kids, parents, and teachers. Pretty coolâ€”kids want an autograph …. from an astrophysicist.
Now this should be a blast! My friend Rita Karl, Director of Education at Challenger Center for Space Science Education invited me to do a live webcast. Thanks Rita! It will give me an opportunity to present directly to classes lots of the stuff I’ve been doing here at the Blog. We really hope students across the U.S. and beyond might be able to tune in and get a deeper sense of their world in a greater space. I’ve also written up ideas for teachers on how to leverage the webcast with activities and lessons in the classroom.
For a description of what I’ll be talking about, information on how to tune in, and how to put this webcast to work in your classroom (or at home if you homeschool) check out the latest NCESSE News at the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education website.
See you Thursday!