Education

Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way – Video

Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way – Video

“We spend the first year teaching children to walk and talk and the rest of their lives telling them to shut up and sit down.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson Science.Mic reports that: “As host of the PBS series NOVA ScienceNow, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and both the radio show and televised versions of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson […]

9-Year-Old Girl Shames Florida School Board – VIDEO

9-Year-Old Girl Shames Florida School Board – VIDEO

9-year-old Sydney Smoot, a fourth grader at Brooksville Elementary, shared her concerns on testing in schools with members of the Hernando County School Board at their regular meeting on March 17, 2015. Speaking of the Florida Standards Assessment Test, or FSA for short, Sydney told the school board that: This testing looks at me as […]