Toys have always fascinated me. Children learn from play and it helps to formulate their ideas, devise challenges and of […]
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The Communication Gap — Communication is an Essential STEAM Skill
In creating a curriculum for STEAM, I pondered what the essential elements are to create a scope and sequence that […]
The Value of Tinkering
Tinkering. It has been a while since I have thought about tinkering. As a child I loved to build things. […]
Teach Students to DISCERN Good Information From Bad
In considering a 21st Century education, teachers should become facilitators of knowledge rather than authorities and dispensers of facts. Most […]
STEM plus the ARTS –
What does STEAM do for STEM? As a society that loves to jump on trends, often we […]
Musings of an Educator on a Mission – How To Make STEM a Reality
My passion is to improve education. Since I was young, I realized that education was the ticket to improving poverty […]
ART with SCIENCE-SCIENCE with ARTS — Justify Studying the ARTS?
This morning I saw this blog published two days ago on the New York Times blog about the benefits of […]
Curiosity as Inspiration — The Rover Roves!
I hope you are following the progress and success of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Curiosity as she begins her […]
Are we trying to minimize or maximize potential?
Recently, several articles claim that students don’t need to learn Algebra, or at least they ponder the question of what […]
RIP Neil Armstrong – An American Hero and Inspiration
ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND I remember that night, almost like it was […]