Tag Archives: STEM

Field Trip to GaTech’s Invention Studio

Tuesday evening, I visited Georgia Tech’s Invention Studio; a field trip for my MakerSpace / Maker-Mindset course “Inventing to Learn.” The space is nestled away on the second floor of the Manufacturing Related Disciplines Complex, which also contains larger labs for … Continue reading

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Level Up PBL with Peer Review

Recently, Cathy O’Neil shared a guest post on her blog http://www.mathbabe.org that responded to the recent study on race and police shootings. In the post, the Head of Data Science at Zocdoc and Adjunct Professor with NYU’s Center for Data … Continue reading

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Curriculum 21: Another Look at 5 Socio-Technology Trends

Curriculum 21 by Heidi Hayes Jacobs is now six years old, but I am reading it now for my Curriculum Design and Analysis graduate course at GSU. Despite my reservations about using this dated text from an author who herself … Continue reading

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STEM Education: Get Two Steps Ahead of Brain-to-Brain Communication

The New York Times story, “Silicon Valley Turns Its Eye to Education” from Monday, January 12, observed , as many teachers and probably students already knew, that education is often the last area of our lives impacted by new technologies. … Continue reading

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Tinkering Fundamentals

This summer I took my first MOOC, and I’ll write later about the experience, but right now I’ll focus on this particular course: Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist’s Approach to STEM Learning offered by San Francisco’s Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, … Continue reading

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