Without delving too much into politics, it is of this geographer's opinion that current affairs demonstrate how crucial the current need is for critical thinking. This blog entry looks into the importance of thinking critically, a tool to help fight 'fake news', and some resources to demonstrate that teaching skills (like critical thinking) can happen in tandem with teaching content.
Spending the day with the @exploratorium 's Teacher Institute for their #STEM #NGSS conference was the proper way for teachers to enjoy their job on a Saturday! Featuring: @OfficialNGSS, @CAS_Arachnology, @aashuste, #CAngss
Exponential growths simply cannot continue, and for population growth, it won't... Featuring: @exploratorium, @ronhip, @gapminder, @AMNH, @PopnMatters
I was very apprehensive about how out of touch and ignorant I was of the scientific processes and knowledge; I thought I would be way out of my depth...