Start Your Momentum Engines!

Early in the week I had an interesting conversation about momentum. Not in a physics lab, but in a principal’s office. The very next day, with a group of administrators, university partners, and literacy coaches, the topic emerged again. And now today, guess what...

When I was 13…

When I was thirteen, I got a Dr. Kildare diary complete with a small, gold lock.  As a thirteen year old the dashing portrait of Richard Chamberlain was alluring and provided inspiration for countless swooning entries.   I was a loyal diarist and kept track of events...

The Arts Are Good For…

Last week, I attended events in Frankfort Kentucky for Arts Day 2010.  Even though the day turned out to bitterly cold, windy and snow- and ice-packed, a couple hundred of us die-hards showed to support the arts in education and in the daily lives of all Kentuckians. ...

Is your thinking as dynamic as Geogebra?

I’ve been planning my session for the upcoming Kentucky Gearup Alliance Institute, Use of GeoGebra: free mathematics software to help students understand and apply concepts in geometry, algebra, and calculus. Geogebra is an incredibly powerful dynamic...