STEM Everyday

Telling STEM Stories

August 15, 2017

You know you have done it.  You come across a problem that needs solving and your brain goes to work.  You just cannot help but contemplate the best way in which to tackle this with some elaborate plans only to be shown a very simple way to achieve the end result.  Join Chris as he shares this and some thoughts on share stories to inspire kids and adults. Connect with Chris I’m Chris Woods…HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter & Podcaster, […]

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STEM Everyday #73: MTLAC

August 8, 2017

Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council (MTLAC) and more 24 Teachers including Remarkable Chatters own Chris Woods will lead Michigans new council to help guide the state’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). buy Office Professional Plus 2016 Key buy Office Professional Plus 2013 Key http://www.mininggazette.com/news/local-news/2017/08/calumet-teacher-gets-state-role/ http://www.michigan.gov/som/0,4669,7-192-29939_34761-427172–,00.html   The Most Important Job at Your School Wooden Flashcards for Circles Diameter & a 3 Point Line Connect with Chris Woods I’m Chris Woods…HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter & […]

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STEM Everyday #72 Mark French

August 1, 2017

Small Ideas, Big Impact   Principal Mark French from Gatewood Elementary in the Hopkins Public Schools in Minnesota is Chris Woods guest on this episode of the STEM Everyday podcast.  Mark is enhancing his knowledge and skill in using technology to increase teachers’ confidence, student learning, and communication. Out of buy Office Professional Plus 2010 Key school, he enjoys cooking on weekends, traveling, and reading.  Principal French is in his fourth summer of Tweeting his summer learning.  You can follow […]

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STEM Everyday #71: Camping

July 25, 2017

camping /’kampiNG/ noun: the activity spending a vacation living in a camp, tent, or camper. Camping is a great way to open doors to a place that can bring so much to a persons life.  How many kids, young and old, have ever had a s’mor fresh off the camp fire?  Or cooked a hot dog on a stick?  Looked up at a night sky and wondered.  Not to mention nowadays it’s a great way just to get unplugged for awhile.  It […]

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STEM Everyday #70: A Special Connection to STEM

July 18, 2017

Perhaps the greatest technalogical achievement in human history was in 1969 when the Eagle landed on the moon.  Chris talks about those connections in life that make things special.  For Chris one of his connections is his birthday, it was on the seventh anniversary of this landmark event.     Keep up with NASA events at: www.nasa.gov/nasalive     Chris Woods Host of the STEM Everyday Podcast HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, iBook Creator, & Podcaster “STEM is everywhere…Let me […]

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Independence Day Special: Gene Clark (A.K.A. Chris’ Grandpa)

July 3, 2017

As we celebrate Independence day we thought this would be a great opportunity to take a look back to a special episode of the STEM Everyday podcast.   In this episode Chris interviews his grandpa Gene Clark, who was born on Christmas day in 1925.  Mr. Clark started first grade when he was only four years old, they did not have kindergarten.  He graduated high school at the age of sixteen.  In the Navy Gene got into radio communications.  So […]

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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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