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Jay Lemke

“Our educational institutions are massively failing to promote deep understanding, critical and creative thinking, or intellectual enthusiasm. To maintain the illusion of reform and improvement, they judge themselves by only the most superficial criteria.

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People

Victim of changes.

The void remains, unhindered. I still can’t get hold of ways to spend my usual midnight leisure hours, like the way I used to fill it up with you. 87 more words

Writing

Air Pressure Lesson

During the second week of my weather unit, I taught a lesson in air pressure. I had planned to teach this lesson during the first week but one of my lessons, the lesson on clouds, ended up taking more than one day, science lessons were cut shorter the first week due to poor pacing and unexpected schedule changes, which often led to science lessons being truncated or postponed. 313 more words

Science Education

Registration is now open for the 2017 Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is hosting Georgia’s third annual Youth Ocean Conservation Summit on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. 149 more words

Marine Science

Alexander lab in GIS Day Savannah

The Alexander lab participated again as a sponsor with the GIS Day Savannah event hosted by Savannah Area Geographic Information System (SAGIS) on the Savannah State University campus.  89 more words

Skidaway Institute

NSF Education Research Questions and Warnings for #CSforAll during #CSEdWeek

Joan Ferrini-Mundy spoke at our White House Symposium on State Implementation of CS for All (pictured above). Joan is the Assistant Director at NSF for the Education and Human Resources Directorate. 599 more words

In between the (beta)-sheets

At the end of May, we announced the winners of our Science Communication Competition. This month the 3rd prize written piece ‘Cancer: a disease of bad luck, or bad lifestyle? 310 more words

Science Communication & Public Engagement