Tag: STEM

STEM Careers…in Blogging?

STEM Careers…in Blogging?

All students with whom I work were provided with an opportunity to apply for an ‘assistant blogger’ position in our STEM classroom. Two students completed the application, obtained a letter of reference, and were granted an interview.

All students with whom I work were provided with an opportunity to apply for an ‘assistant blogger’ position in our STEM classroom. Two students completed the application, obtained a letter of reference, and were granted an interview.... read more

The Power of Words: A True Super Power

The Power of Words: A True Super Power

Words have influence in our world. They are powerful. Working with children, teens, and young adults to help them create power, as well as, empower others through their words is what makes teachers super-heroic.

Words have influence in our world. They are powerful. Working with children, teens, and young adults to help them create power, as well as, empower others through their words is what makes teachers super-heroic.... read more

Using Blogs in the Science Classroom

Using Blogs in the Science Classroom

By reflecting on learning in classroom science blogs, I have seen increased engagement in the classroom. My students are required to think critically about the content they learn, communicate their ideas through a digital media, and make connections between their learning and the world outside the classroom.

By reflecting on learning in classroom science blogs, I have seen increased engagement in the classroom. My students are required to think critically about the content they learn, communicate their ideas through a digital media, and make connections between their learning and the world outside the classroom.... read more

STEM Mentoring Using Kidblog

STEM Mentoring Using Kidblog

As the need for STEM related jobs grows, the education world is changing.  Integrating STEM education into all aspects of teaching should not only be easy to do, but it should be fun!  Blogging provides a means to get students throughout an entire school excited about STEM. I am currently teaching in a K-7 school,

As the need for STEM related jobs grows, the education world is changing.  Integrating STEM education into all aspects of teaching should not only be easy to do, but it should be fun!  Blogging provides a means to get students throughout an entire school excited about STEM. I am currently teaching in a K-7 school,... read more

Enhancing Creativity in Writing

Enhancing Creativity in Writing

Creativity + Students + Blogging= Happy Learners Have you ever asked your class to draw a picture, or to close their eyes and imagine a scene, only to have hands fly into the air with questions? Students start seeking clarification as to what it should look like, drilling down for specifics. I run into this

Creativity + Students + Blogging= Happy Learners Have you ever asked your class to draw a picture, or to close their eyes and imagine a scene, only to have hands fly into the air with questions? Students start seeking clarification as to what it should look like, drilling down for specifics. I run into this... read more

Putting the ‘T’ in STEM

Putting the ‘T’ in STEM

This year finds me in the midst of a new endeavour: creating a STEM class for 6th graders! My task: create a hands-on program where worksheets are out and technology is in.

This year finds me in the midst of a new endeavour: creating a STEM class for 6th graders! My task: create a hands-on program where worksheets are out and technology is in. ... read more