STEM Career of the Week – Robotics Engineer

Genevieve and Camille Beatty Robotics Engineer Job Description: Research, design, develop, or test robotic applications.Education:  Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s Possible Job Titles: Associate Professor of Automation, Engineer, Automation Engineer, Plant Floor Automation ManagerPossible Employers:  private sector, military, government, academiaFamous economists: Cynthia Breazeal (Director of MIT’s Media Lab’s Personal Robots Group), Colin Angle (CEO of iRobot), Melonee Wise …

Global Entrepreneurship Week

My students celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week by competing in the Micro Business and Lemonade Stand simulations sponsored by GoVenture.  Students set up small businesses within the simulation and had to make decisions to run these businesses without losing money.

Geeky Shirt Friday – MassCUE edition

front   I am on the Board of Directors of MassCUE, a technology education non-profit. MassCUE is the Massachusetts affiliate of ISTE (International Society of Technology in Education). We had these tshirts printed up for conferences and events. I thought it fit in well for Geeky Shirt Friday! back

Innovative Educator of the Month!

I am happy and humbled to announce that I was selected as the Visa’s Practical Money Skills Innovative Educator of the month!  Here’s the very nice article that was written about my accomplishments in financial literacy education.Visa’s Practical Money Skills Innovative Educator of the Month

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 …

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