All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘classroom’

Evolution in Texas Schools Encounters Resistance

A report from the Dallas Morning News confirmed that Texas State Board of Education members approved a series of textbooks this week that cover Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in its scientific entirety. Almost immediately after the books were approved, a protest was lodged by one textbook reviewer who maintains creationist beliefs. Two of the approved textbooks were sidelined in …

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Twitter Alternative To Raising Hands For Shy Students

Twitter was always considered a distraction when I was in school, now it might be a teacher aide. The Courier Mail in Australia is reporting that new research from Southern Cross University has found strong benefits for the use of Twitter in the classroom by shy students who might not be comfortable raising their hands. Southern Cross business lecturer Jeremy …

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