Because the effects of environmental changes often occur slowly and slightly over extensive time, students may not realize the link(s) to biological evolution.
While some religiously champion digital evolution as the solution to the world’s problems, I maintain there is an urgent need for blending tools and strategies – especially in education.
Existing and emerging technologies offer empowering tools for meaningful learning.
For example, because more kids have asthma and other environmentally induced diseases, regulations and policy are critical to our health and safety as global citizens.
Back to the realm of teaching and learning, I love that this ‘science’ lesson affords so many interdisciplinary opportunities.
Science and practice will benefit from rich, bi-directional interaction”.
Hands-on, inquiry-based activities that simulate or model environmental issues and concepts are more than applicable than ever today…
‘Home computers’ were introduced the year I graduated from high school.
Realizing that was about as shocking as hearing my favorite songs on an ‘oldies’ station a decade (or so) ago… If you read last month’s post, you may have returned to see if I was trying to shock unassuming readers: Absolutely!
Although not as rapid as i Phone releases, the relatively contemporary story of the pepper moths provides a perfect example of how such change can happen in the real world.