February 2013

Poll: The “Silver Bullett” for educating every student

by Steve Wyckoff on February 22, 2013

I hear all kinds of solutions for education, from all kinds of people. Educators and non-educators. Here are some of the more prominent “silver bullets” I hear. Personally, I believe that we need to focus on each individual students desires and ambitions, make every experience a learning-by-doing experience, and related to the first two, NOT sitting and listening to an adult. What do you think? Pick three.
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14 WBC Kevin Honeycutt Part 2, Learning Badges

by Steve Wyckoff on February 6, 2013

mb-CHEMSteve and Kevin talk about learning badges. The conversation was prompted by an article by Tom Vander Ark titled On Merit Badges.



Introduction to Merit Badges


You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 130 merit badges. Any Boy Scout may earn a merit badge at any time. You don’t need to have had rank advancement to be eligible …

Kevin Honeycutt