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By Jillian Balow
Superintendent of Public Instruction 

It's time to update the basket of goods

 

February 13, 2020



“If you wanted to create an education environment that was directly opposed to what the brain was good at doing, you probably would design something like a classroom.” In his book, Brain Rules, author John Medina lays out the science and research to back up this statement—and he’s not the only one. A growing number of researchers, policymakers and educators, in Wyoming and across the nation, are speaking out about the need for change. Wyoming has responded in kind in several ways: 

Boot-Up Wyoming is Wyoming’s computational thinking and computer science initiative. Since this key...



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