Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
Ms. Green’s Class STEAM Fair Project
We had so much fun designing our class STEAM fair project! We used toy cars and tracks to focus on the concepts of force and motion. Question Can a toy car survive this drop? If not, how can we manipulate the force acting upon the car to keep it on the track? Our Hypothesis The…
A Year in Middle School
This past year of teaching has been a wild ride. At the end of the 2017-2018 school year, I resigned from my position at UT Elementary and took on a new role teaching eighth grade US history. The school year that ensued was hard in a lot of different ways. Middle schoolers are wonderful and…
Thinking About Identity
This is a post for Ms. Green’s class at The University of Texas (or, as we say at UTES, “The Big UT”). Please read “Family: A History of Naming,” a short excerpt from the YA novel, The Sun is also a Star. Please read, “Hair: An African American History,” an excerpt from…
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