Find your weird and run with it

by Punita Rice Teaching

weird ed

Last month, I shared a guest post about one of my favorite weird lessons, over on the blog of Doug Robertson writer of “He’s The Weird Teacher,” and the usual host of the weekly #WeirdEd Twitter chat (Wednesdays at 10pm EST). Weird Ed is a chat for teachers and other education leaders to come together to chat about all things weird that they do … Read More

Philosophy in the Classroom of the Future

by Punita Rice Teaching

philosophy in the classroom of the future

A few years ago, thanks to grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, I got to spend a summer at the University of Virginia, for a summer institute for educators to study philosophy. We got to take a deep dive into philosophical readings and concepts around philosophical thinking skills, and work together to develop resources and lessons built … Read More

Technological Singularity Lesson Plan

by Punita Rice Teaching

Technological Singularity Lesson Plan

When I was teaching, I created a technological singularity lesson plan, on how coming technological advances and changes (and the actual singularity, which I touch on at the beginning of the lesson — I’ve included an overview of the lesson at the bottom of this post) might impact the world. My seventh graders usually shared insights into what the world … Read More