STEM Everyday – Putting STEM into the Classroom

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with Chris Woods

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The STEM Everyday podcast focuses on how teachers can infuse STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) into their everyday lessons. We will explore and share great ideas that inspire the students to want to learn while challenging them in the process. It doesn’t matter what subject or grade level is being taught, STEM can be incorporated into all classrooms. This podcast aims to assist teachers in giving students needed opportunities to learn and take charge of their learning, rather than having them acquiring sequestered bits and pieces of content.

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STEM Everyday #68: Principal French

June 20, 2017

Proud Principal at Gatewood Elementary in the Hopkins School District in St. Paul Minnesota.  Interests are traveling, cooking & learning new things!  President of MESPA & MN 2015 NDP.  Mark has been a principal for 20 years, most recently serving as principal of Rice Lake Elementary in Maple Grove.  He started his teaching career in Houston and moved back to Minnesota to work at St. Paul Public Schools.  He then worked at the Blake Schools, then returned back to St. […]

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STEM Everyday #67: Dr. Christine Cunningham, EIE Founder and Director

June 13, 2017

Christine’s work focuses on one key question: How can the teaching of engineering and science change so that it benefits and includes diverse populations?  Before launching EiE in 2003, she was director of engineering education research at Tufts University; she also directed the first national longitudinal study of the factors that help women persist in college engineering majors.  Her work has been honored with numerous awards, including an Outstanding Leadership Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.  Christine holds […]

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STEM Everyday #66: Jenna Mercury

June 6, 2017

Jenna received her Masters of Science Education (K-8) from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.  She joined Science4Us after dedicating over 15 years of teaching science in the classroom in both public and charter schools.  Her experience includes teaching at a 1:1 iPad school as well as being a part of the iPad pilot development team several years prior to the implementation.  Jenna was selected to serve on her district’s Science Curriculum Review Board to evaluate and redesign the curriculum standards […]

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STEM Everyday #65: STEM Ideas for Summer

May 16, 2017

It is that time of the year. The temperature is getting hotter, family and friends over for a BBQ, baseball is in full swing, and SCHOOLS OUT FOR THE SUMMER!  It is also a great time to be thinking about STEM.  Chris shares some ideas for fun STEM activities to keep kids brains working with STEM over their summer break. 77 STEM Activities for Families  Chris Woods Host of the STEM Everyday Podcast HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, iBook Creator, […]

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STEM Everyday #64: Chris’s STEM Short Takes

May 9, 2017

In this episode of the STEM Everyday podcast we try something a little different.  We took some video shorts from our host Chris Woods and put them together to create this weeks episode of the STEM Everyday podcast.  If you like the audio is available for you.   STEM Everyday 1…What I Like Best about STEM Wintergatan -Marble Machine STEM Everyday 2…Standardized Testing STEM Everyday 3…NASA’s Twitter Chat NASA website https://www.nasa.gov  Sunita L. Wiliams https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/sunita-l-williams/biography NASA Tech in The Martian […]

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STEM Everyday #63: Tony Tatangelo

May 2, 2017

Tony Tatangelo STEM in the Kindergarten Classroom Tony Tatangelo is the guest on the STEM Everyday podcast this week.  This is Tony’s second year teaching kindergarten for Iron Mountain.  He has a wide range of teaching experience from early kindergarten to college.  Tony is a graduate of Northern Michigan University.  For the kids in Iron Mountain, kindergarten is not the same.  Tony is adding activities like 3D printing, coding, hydroponics, or just going out digging up some dirt and looking […]

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STEM Everyday #62: Daniel Mares

April 25, 2017

Chris chats with Daniel Mares.  Daniel has a wide ranging experience using and implementing technology into his lessons.  He is currently an Instructional Technology Coordinator and a Social Studies teacher in a K-12 school district.  Daniel also focuses on the most important thing in education, relationships. Connect with Daniel Twitter:  @danieltmares Blog:  www.mrmares.com Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/danieltmaresedu   Chris Woods Host of the STEM Everyday Podcast HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, iBook Creator, & Podcaster “STEM is everywhere…Let me help you see it […]

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STEM Everyday #61: Mary Ann Rogers Lamberth

April 18, 2017

Wow!  Who knew you could fit so much into one podcast.  Chris talks with Mary Ann Rogers Lamberth, STEM instructor plus Film and Broadcasting at The STEM Academy in Savannah Georgia.  Participants use problem-based, project-based learning in a collaborative, modified flipped classroom to plan, create, and present film and broadcasting products while analyzing the film-making and broadcasting process and evaluating respected films from the American and international canon along with current technology innovations and trends.  Chris and Mary Ann talk […]

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STEM Everyday #60: Calculators

April 11, 2017

The tools kids use in the classroom have sure changed over the years.  Phones once relied on a land line, you picked up the receiver and an operator connected your phone call.  Now we have added smart to the name and they will connect you from almost anywhere.  However, smartphones and tablets can be a great tool to use in the classroom.  But with so many apps out there where do you start.  When it comes to calculators choosing from […]

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STEM Everyday #59: The moment you realize you were meant to be a teacher

April 4, 2017

teacher: one that teaches; especially: one whose occupation is to instruct. Everybody has an idea of what that big important job looks like and how they will achieve that goal when they grow up.  But does Teacher ever top that list?  If you really look at it is there any bigger more important or impactful job than taking on the role of educating the future?  Chris takes a little time to talk about his journy to becoming a teacher.   Chris […]

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