Mars Brownsen

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Recent Posts by Mars

Sun Sep 18, 2011 1:50 AM in Combating Low Expectations
I have taught a school at the extremes in terms of expectations. I think that parent education in the early grades in a big deal. Role models and heroes can help too. For the average kid it goes back to the family / community. We have to shift the culture and we can't do it alone. I love malcolm gladwell's books the tipping point and outliers . I think they have really interesting things to ...

Sun Sep 18, 2011 1:36 AM in Classroom Science Posters
Spend the money on something else and have the kids make posters. I love the stuff kids come up with....

Sun Sep 18, 2011 1:31 AM in Science Songs
I too love TMBG Here comes Science... They are w real band... a long time ago the did a song about the sun ( the sun is a mass of incandescent gas) and then the re did it to make it more correct ( the sun a miasma of incandescent plasma). I love to use this to talk about how science is a process....