Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring bird walk at Smith and Bybee Wetlands

April 12, 9 – 11:30 AM. $6/person or $11/family. Bring binoculars or borrow some on site. During spring about 30 species of birds either migrate through Smith & Bybee Wetlands or join year-round resident birds to nest in the natural … Continue reading

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Khan Academy to Help With SATs

Big News Khan Academy has gotten a major partnership to help less-advantaged students study for their SAT tests just as thoroughly as wealthier ones. Khan Academy is one of the best “free education” websites around.

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Another Example of Why Zero Tolerance in Schools Is Bad.

While “zero tolerance” helps ensure that all kids are treated the same, thus taking prejudices out of the decision making process, the lack of thinking that it allows (enforces) is a major problem. For instance, this kid, who took a … Continue reading

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