Category «Donations»

Thank you for our STEM-tastic challenges, part II

I previously posted photos of the items received in the STEM-tastic challenges project with donorschoose.org. I received the rest of the goodies and wanted to post a photo of them as well. I assure you that these items will all come together to make fun and engaging STEM project, even though they look like the …

We want STEM-tastic challenges!

Over the summer, I was selected as one of fifty teachers nationwide to be a fellow at the Siemens STEM Institute (more on that in another post I’m working on) in Washington DC. While there, I participated in the most amazing, hands-on, collaborative projects that truly inspired me to jump feet-first into STEM education. My …

Let the beat go on!

“Let the beat go on” bracelets, on sale for $2 each I am currently advising one of my students as she goes through the process of earning her Girl Scouts Gold Award. She is focusing on making our school district a safer place. Her goal is to raise money to pay for CPR certification for …

Help us build our computer science maker space!

After attending my STEM fellowship in Washington DC this summer, I have a renewed interested in promoting all things technology-related. Authentic learning experiences and real world problems to solve are the cornerstones of my classes. Since participating in the Hour of Code, my students have been hungry for more! After receiving a student request to …

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