"Continuity and innovation are the themes that guide us in the future. ..Education...as continuity [that] acknowledges where people were, where we are now, and where we are going. ...Education is a complicated abstract word... [meaning] individuals interacting with intellectual pursuits with the necessary supports to engage them...a discovery of the world by curiosity and interest rather than by an abstract curriculum..."
Kent Lydecker, Associate Director for Education, Metropolitan Musem of Art, 2007
Keynote address for the opening of the new Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education.



New content, new technologies, and new instructional strategies - something's gotta give - a curricular unit can't be all things to all students - so each unit will only be able to accommodate so much of these three instructional issues. The projects linked here are a beginning step for a program of learning activities that expand through grades and content areas. For both units - developmental issues impacted the learning experience - - students lacked experience in comprehension/retrieval and evaluation of sources.

Internet@Schools East Slide Show

Wikispaces Help for k-12 Teachers



Read-Write web & Research Pathfinders.pdf - Essential Understandings

Classroom activities:
Bioethics

Wiki-nomics!



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