Another Great Tool – Kahoot!

Another great tool for the classroom – Kahoot! It’s a free response system/competition that uses any form of technology you may have. The teacher creates the game and has it projected for students to see. Students connect to the game via a website and PIN number. They can use phones, computers, tablets, basically anything that …

Geeky Shirt Friday!

This week’s edition of Geeky Shirt Friday . . . do you know what it is? The answer will be posted in a comment below.

My new favorite tool – Remind.com!

My new favorite tool is Remind.com! Wow, what a powerful communication tool for parents and students. Remind lets you send out text blasts to specific groups of people in a safe, secure, and private manner. For example, I have a group set up for my Business Club students. They enrolled in my group by sending …

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 …

STEM Career of the Week – Physicist!

  Stephen Hawking and Jim Parsons Physicist Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories. Education: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Possible Job Titles: Health Physicist, Scientist, Research Scientist, Physicist, Research Consultant, Research Physicist, Biophysics Scientist Possible Employers: academia, government laboratories, military, …

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