Professional Networks, Sharing Learning, STEM

Creating a STEM Learning Experience

When designing a STEM learning experience, I think it is important to think about the following key questions to help shape the design of the program.  My thinking for now... may change tomorrow... Enjoy! How will I ensure that the STEM learning experience I create are designed for all students and will provide opportunity for… Continue reading Creating a STEM Learning Experience

Professional Networks, Sharing Learning, STEM

The “STEM Teaching” Learning Journey…

When I entered into the teaching profession, I focused on the things that I thought teaching was about - preparing lessons and evaluations based on educational policy.  I was excited to share my knowledge, skills and passion for physics/math/science and wanted to do it "right"!  But "preparing" to teach is more than just the policies… Continue reading The “STEM Teaching” Learning Journey…

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If I were…

If I were back in a school... I might consider running an Introductory STEM course!  Description would be... Introduction to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics):  Exploring Innovation and Society Students will learn to use a variety of problem-solving tools including Innovation Design, Design Thinking, Computational Thinking and Engineering Design to identify, research and solve… Continue reading If I were…

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STEM…??

Note:  All posts are my own personal views and do not represent the organizations I work for. The definition of STEM can be found everywhere on the World Wide Web...  The acronym stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  I don't want to dwell on the definition here... we have Wikipedia and Google for that... … Continue reading STEM…??

Sharing Learning

This is Where I Start…

I have always struggled with writing my ideas on paper.  I enjoy experimenting... grappling with thought experiments... observing the world around me... creating flowcharts to describe sequential planning and organizing information in elaborate spreadsheets... Creating opportunities to take mitigated risks in exploring how we might improve the learning experience for students... and ULTIMATELY... to execute… Continue reading This is Where I Start…