The Girls Inc. program implemented by BrainSTEM founder, D’Andre Wilson, has been gaining a lot of press in the Wood Buffalo area!
BrainSTEM Alliance Founder, D’Andre Wilson, was showcased as one of the Fort McMurray Famous Five Emerging Leaders. See the Famous Five article here. Congrats D’Andre!
I saw this interesting image on facebook: And I thought this is very applicable, more-so today than ever before.. With so many of us having access to the internet, the pool of resources at our fingertips are close to infinite. Yet so many young people today still find themselves stuck supposedly without the tools they need to be … Continue reading Resources
I was on facebook the other day and a friend of mine posted a picture. The picture had quite a few ‘lol’ comments to it and I must admit it was funny, but also troubling when we stop to think about it..
I love to watch TED Talks, and this one was quite a good one. Daphne Koller speaks about Coursera, an online resource for taking actual credited courses. She talks about the many advantages of this type of learning, particularly the fact that its free but one thing she touched on that I picked out was … Continue reading Peer Assessments – Better than teacher assessments?
There was recently an article in The Huffinton post on “How to Help Black Youth”. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/tianna-dowiechin/toronto-shooting_b_1702035.html?utm_hp_ref=canada The article speaks to black youth specifically, but I think the idea is a universal one that applies to all educator-learner relationships.