On Logosjournal, Alan Sokal shares with you a few reflections about the nature of scientific inquiry and its importance for public life.
Huffington Post: Debate over the No Child Left Behind revision continues on the Senate floor as lawmakers attempt to find middle ground on how the education law should be changed, and how it can best serve students and teachers while improving the American education system.
For three million college kids and the same number from high school, there will be caps, gowns, speeches, parties, and plans for college or a job. But for more than a million young persons this year there will be no joy of receiving a diploma or entering the workplace. Rather than lock up our youngsters, import workers and export jobs, wouldn’t it be great if our dropouts could be helped to complete school, finish college, and find employment?
The Bayer Corporation recently released a new report "STEM Education, Science Literacy and the Innovation Workforce in America." This report provides analysis and insights from the Bayer Facts Science Education Surveys conducted from 1995-2011.
Jhumki’s life will be of interest not only to teachers, education researchers, policy makers, cancer victims and caregivers, but to folks who like an inspirational story with someone they can identify themselves because...
In this dramatic journal entry, a 20-year-old Jhumki describes her mindset as she pulled herself back from the edge following a grievous personal tragedy in 1998. What she went through that year had a huge impact on her psyche and future direction in life.
To start her story, here is one my favorite pictures of our daughter. It says a lot about her character and personality. She was to host a party in New York in early 2008 but it clashed with a chemotherapy appointment. Being Jhumki, she did both!
Mission to Teach wins two Indie Awards
Dipak Basu interviewed on Total Education Network
5-star review by Unorthodox Mama
Mission to Teach launched at Sci-Ed Expo
Book readings in San Francisco, Houston, Los Angeles
Book readings scheduled in New England and New York