Curriculum, elementary, Engineering, Environment, K-12 Education, secondary, STEM

Earth Day 2019

Each year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day!  Beautiful pictures from around the world get posted on social media with wonderful statements about the the importance of protecting our Earth!  We highlight the great work of many around the globe who commit to protecting, conserving and developing solutions to our environmental challenges. Our planet… Continue reading Earth Day 2019

Curriculum, elementary, Engineering, K-12 Education, STEM

STEM Education in the Elementary Grades… by Guest Blogger – Moses Velasco

Note about the author: Moses Velasco is an experienced Ontario educator and leader. He has been a classroom teacher and a district level consultant. He is currently an Education Officer.  @tagapagtur00  **The opinions and ideas articulated in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the policies, views, or directions of the Ontario Ministry of Education.… Continue reading STEM Education in the Elementary Grades… by Guest Blogger – Moses Velasco

Curriculum, Engineering, K-12 Education, STEM

STEM learning is not crafting…

*Note:  My thoughts today... may change tomorrow... STEM learning is on the rise!  I'm excited to see and hear about the great work of so many educators and students as they experiment with learning opportunities in STEM!  When I hear about the amazing learning that is happening in schools and classrooms... a large part of… Continue reading STEM learning is not crafting…

Curriculum, Engineering, K-12 Education, Sharing Learning, STEM, Uncategorized

Reverse Engineering for STEM Education

*Note:  My thoughts today... May change tomorrow... Let me know what you think... I'm inspired by the notion of reverse engineering...  If we imagine a future that engages all students in STEM learning which ultimately results in students making informed decisions about their own future... I imagine a STEM workforce that is diverse! If this… Continue reading Reverse Engineering for STEM Education