Professional Networks, Sharing Learning, STEM

Challenges with STEM Planning in Education

*My thinking today... may change tomorrow... what do you think? Planning for STEM programs in K-12 Education is not as simple as it might seem.  K-12 Education systems are complex... with many subsystems... each with their own complexities.  In order to create sustainable change in complex systems, it requires shifts at variety of leverage points… Continue reading Challenges with STEM Planning in Education

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…