STEM Career of the Week – Economist!

Nassim Nicholas Taleb EconomistJob Description: Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy.Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral Possible Job Titles:  Economist, Economic Analyst, Professor, Project Economist, Forensic Economist, Research Analyst, Economic Analysis DirectorPossible Employers:  business, private sector, government, academiaFamous economists: …

Geeky Shirt Friday is back!

After a few weeks of special events on Friday, Geeky Shirt Friday is back! Who knows what this week’s shirt is? It’s fitting for me . . . as a teacher! The answer is in the comments below.

STEM Career of the Week – Curator!

Roselee Goldberg Job Description: Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral Possible Job Titles:  Museum Curator, Collections Curator, Collections Manager, Curator of Education, Exhibits Curator, Gallery DirectorPossible Employers:  private sector, government, museums, academiaFamous curators: Roselee …

First STEM Challenge Day of the Year!!

I  posted previously about my goal of doing a STEM challenge once a month in my classes. I was still acquiring materials for these STEM challenges in September, so didn’t do one that month. I chose to save the October STEM challenge for today because it would be a fun thing to do for Halloween. …

Geeky Shirt Friday – Halloween!

Wow, lots of “special” days have fallen on Fridays, which prevents me from wearing a geeky shirt. I’m dressed as a cat today for Halloween. Hopefully the geeky shirts will be back next week. Have a happy and safe Halloween!!

STEM Career of the Week – Industrial Engineer!

Nikola Tesla, inventor of the induction motor Industrial Engineer Job Description:  Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate Possible Job Titles:  Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Operations Engineer, Plant Engineer, Supply Chain …

MassCUE Confidence to Create conference

MassCUE’s Confidence to Create conference at Gillette Stadium Phew! It’s been a busy week. At least I know that the pedometer on my phone justifies my being so tired. The annual MassCUE fall conference has come to a close, and what a fantastic conference it was. Now that I’m on the board of directors for …

Geeky Shirt Friday – Ally Week!

Geeky Shirt Friday has been put on hold again this week for Ally Week! To culminate Ally Week, students and teachers are wearing Ally shirt in support. Here’s my shirt, front and back!

STEM Career of the Week – Chemist!

Chemist George Washington Carver Job Description:  Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge. Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s Possible Job Titles:  Air Quality Chemist, Analytical Chemist, Chemical Lab Scientist, Forensic Chemist, Forensic Scientist, QC Chemist, Research Chemist Possible Employers:  private sector, government, academiaFamous …

Hornet Pride Friday

Geeky Shirt Friday is on hold this week for Hornet Pride Friday. It’s spirit week at school!  I’ll be wearing this football jersey at the game tonight. I was selected by one of my fabulous senior football players as his “Champion of the Classroom.” Let’s just hope that I don’t hurt myself at the faculty …

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