Do Kids Have to Learn Within Their Personal Learning Styles?

I realize that I've been posting mainly teaching-related content lately, but you have to realize that I am passionate not just about writing, but also about education (and am an Elementary Education major, which brings a lot of these articles to my attention). I found this to be an excellent article with some interesting new …

“Cheeper” in Local Newspaper

An article about my new book appeared in our local newspaper! It reads: Sarah Brown, a 20-year-old native of Cokato, has recently published her third book, "Cheeper." The book is based on an actual robin chick that the Brown family rescued and raised, and named Cheeper. Her first book, "Learning Lessons from Furry Friends," was …

Article Review #2

Happy New Year! Here is my second (out of three) article review for my Learning Theories class. You can read the first review of Constructivism here. This time I chose to review an article about Behaviorism, particular Skinner's theories. I received 100% (as you can see, the teacher for this class was very generous with the grades) for this …

Religion in Public School – Article Review

This EDUC 200 assignment required us students to research an article of our choice from the Phi Delta Kappan about any of the following controversial topics: Teacher tenure, the rights of teachers to private lives, prayer in school, performance pay for teachers, teacher liability, or religious freedom in education. I chose the latter. After reading the article, …