Monthly Archives: August 2012

Film reviewed in RNCSE

My review of the movie No Dinosaurs in Heaven is now published in the newest edition of Reports of the National Center for Science Education.

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Science Guy rules!

I love Bill Nye the Science Guy. I watched his kid-targeted science show all the time (Science Rules!). Now I love the guy even more. He recently did a Big Think interview during which he tears into creationism. “I say … Continue reading

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At least it’s not in Florida

What is up with Kentucky? That state has become a creationist magnet lately: Creationists hope to establish hall of fame in northern Ky., near museum. The founders of the Creation Science Hall of Fame, which exists now only as a … Continue reading

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Virtual education redux

I’ve written plenty about the good, bad and ugly of virtual education. I’m glad that some folk appear to be catching on to the fact that it’s not the grand education solution, as demonstrated to some extent in this Ocala … Continue reading

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One step at a time, I guess

The latest ACT college prep exam results were released today: Florida ACT scores inch upward but still lag nation’s. Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson released an everything is rosy statement. “For the fifth year in a row, Florida has expanded participation … Continue reading

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All Together Now, One More Time

I really cannot believe that I have been motivated to write a post after this subject has been considered more times than Kirk Cameron has made a fool of himself. The statement “Evolution is just a Theory” has resonated in the halls … Continue reading

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And what about science education?

I would quote the parts related to science education in this story about Florida using national standards and tougher tests … but there ARE NONE: FCAT to be retired, replaced by more and tougher exams. Bridge to Tomorrow is noticing … Continue reading

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Meet the Flinstones … in Jacksonville

Is there a comedy club in that Jacksonville Church? “Defending the Truth Seminar.” Lecture: “Evidence from science testifying to man’s cohabitation with dinosaurs and the many flaws of the evolutionary time scale.” Wow. Just wow.

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