I believe teaching is both an art and science. While it is good to plan lessons, use proven methods, and be meticulous about details, there is also an art to teaching. As the saying goes, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”. You can teach as hard as you can,… Continue reading Learning and Teaching Philosophy
STEM is the emphasis of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in schools. My sister is an elementary school teacher and her school is currently trying to become a STEM school. She has mentioned that there is virtually no funding for the art program at her school. I’ve previously held negative views of STEM because I… Continue reading Are we shifting too much focus to STEM?