Tag: education

Happy Birthday 4-H!

I didn’t want 2008 to get away without mentioning that it’s the 100 year anniversary of 4H in Michigan!  MSU, the home of 4-H in Michigan (since it’s a land grant university) has an exhibit […]

DonorsChoose Reminder

Just a reminder–one of the projects I chose that combines Math and Insects only has 8 more days to be funded! “DonorsChoose.org is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our […]

Donors Choose Insect Challenge!

If you didn’t hear about it, there is a Blogger Challenge for DonorsChoose.org: “DonorsChoose.org is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our public schools often lack. At this not-for-profit web […]

Nifty Discussion guides for Teachers

I happened to run into Michigan’s Head of Public Deliberation last night, and she introduced me to the National Issues Forums publications: National Issues Forums (NIF) is a nonpartisan, nationwide network of locally sponsored public […]

No Child Left Inside Legislative Action

An update on this bill’s passage:  U.S. House of Representatives approved the No Child Left Inside Act of 2008 September 19th. The bill received bi-partisan support and was approved by a vote of 294 to […]

Teaching Resources Online for Ecology

Some of you have already found TIEE, but if not…You can find a huge wealth of info and teaching tips at the Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology website. Many open-access articles and some great […]

Ecology Digital Library

A message from the Ecological Society of America–I know a lot of folks have lovely images on their blogs, and thought they might consider contributing. Do you have digital images – including photos, figures, or […]

On the road again…

Last week I spent in the woods with a bunch of first-year college students….and now I’m going to travel to the University of Minnesota Field Station in Itasca and do it again. It wouldn’t be […]

3rd issue of Evolution Journal available free!

The third edition of Evolution: Education and Outreach is available free online! I especially was interested to see this review of a book criticizing evolutionary psychology. Frankly, I agree with the author that EP s […]