STEM Everyday #51: Valentine’s Day Special

February 7, 2017

In episode #51 of the STEM Everyday podcast Chris introduces was you can introduce STEM activities into your Valentine’s day classroom.  From building catapults to his best standup to liven up your windowslearner.com classroom, Chris shows you how Valentine’s Day is the perfects opportunity to add great STEM activities to you Valentine’s Day classroom. windowslearner   How It’s Made Valentine’s Day edition – Youtube Super Simple Valentine’s Day STEM for Your Sweethearts – Scholastic website         Chris […]

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STEM Everyday #50: Osman Rashid

January 31, 2017

#50 for STEM Everyday so why not jump into an immersive intergalactic adventure.  Go deeper into fun science concepts when you play Blue Apprentice, the online adventure based on elementary science curriculum.  Blue Apprentice is filled with engaging science curriculum from Life Science, Earth & Space Science, Physical Science and Engineering & Tech.  Give your child the best science learning experience today!   Web:  galxyz.com Twitter: @blueapprentice Facebook:  Facebook.com/galxyz     Osman Rashid, Founder/CEO Galxyz Twitter: @osmanrashid       […]

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Sweet Smithsonian Learning Lab Success Stories-Part 2 History Tech #39

January 30, 2017

Glenn continuous his conversation with Ashley Naranjo and Darren Milligan about the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.  Ashley is a Learning Initiatives Specialist and Darren is Senior Digital Strategist.  In 2016 the Lab was named Top 10 Tech by the School Library Journal. “…the Smithsonian Learning Lab emerges as a new standard of curation, with a beautiful, image-driven interface that invites users to make meaning from a wealth of resources.” Kathy Ishizuka, Executive Editor of School Library Journal.L […]

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Sweet Smithsonian Learning Lab Success Stories-Part 1 History Tech #38

January 27, 2017

Glenn connects with Ashley Naranjo and Darren Milligan with the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.  Ashley is Learning Initiatives Specialist and Darren is Senior Digital Strategist.  In 2016 the ab was named Top 10 Tech by the School Library Journal. “…the Smithsonian Learning Lab emerges as a new standard of curation, with a beautiful, image-driven interface that invites users to make meaning from a wealth of resources.”  Kathy Ishizuka, Executive Editor of School Library Journal.L Glenn, Ashley, and Darren talk […]

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STEM Everyday #49: Chris talks with Teri Bauerly about coding in the classroom

January 24, 2017

Chris talks with Teri Bauerly.  Teri teaches 6-8 grade STEM and Ed Tech classes at Spearfish Middle School in South Dakota. She is the 2015-2016 Spearfish Middle School Teacher of the Year!  Teri is a Level 1 Google Certified Educator has her K-12 Gifted endorsement, K-12 English as a New Language endorsement, and 6-8 Engineering endorsement.  Teri is happily married and has 2 awesome dogs. Teri Bauerly Twitter:  @mrstbauerly Blog:  https://teachingeyes.wordpress.com/ Teacher of the year article:  http://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/teri-bauerly-named-teacher-of-the-year/article_5df6afce-f1d6-11e5-b7de-ef2bea60a358.html URL for Tynker Game her student created: […]

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STEM Everyday #48: Teresa Gonczy

January 17, 2017

Teresa Gonczy is an entrepreneurial leader and enthusiastic educator, who is passionate about building communities where kids and adults feel capable of creating their lives and changing the world. Teresa has a special affinity for young children, and seeks to understand how our early experiences shape our lives.  Her research interests are in the large-scale improvement of adult-child interaction quality – parents, early childhood teachers, or other caregivers – using intervention design and evaluation with an understanding of how learning happens […]

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Dr. Raina Merchant from the Penn Social Media Lab On Social Media Health – STEAMrollrs Special Edition (STEM Everyday #46)

July 8, 2016

Dr. Raina’s research focuses on innovation diffusion, social media, and resuscitation science.  Her work involves development and testing of health related mobile apps. She has also conducted several studies evaluating health communication on social and mobile media sites. You can contact Dr. Raina Merchant at: Website: socialmedialab.upenn.edu/ Twitter: @PennSoMeLab You can reach Marion Leary at: Facebook Twitter You can always reach Chris Woods at: Twitter:@dailystem Email: cwoods@clkschools.org Be sure to subscribe to receive an email of future podcasts.

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Erie High School PLP: The Evolution of a PBL Program (Practicing PBL #25)

July 1, 2016

USD 101 in southeast Kansas has had a PBL program since fall of 2007 and has been able to establish and grow a strong program. Kellie Woolf, the Coordinator of the Personalized Learning Program and Steve Woolf, the Superintendent of Erie-Galesburg school district share some of the history of the school program, how it works, and some of the projects their students are doing this year. aquaponics hydroponics/seed center trees maker station NASA contest — 4 girls designed a device to […]

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Horse Lover’s Math (STEM Everyday #47)

June 30, 2016

Horse Lover’s Math uses real-life stories about horses to generate math questions.  Deborah Stacey developed horse lover’s math to bring children, horses and math together.  She developed a real world math question drawn from the real world of horses one day while helping her horse loving daughter that struggled with math. Kids not only learn about horses, they also improve their math skills! Join Chris Woods and Deborah Stacey as they share thoughts on getting kids to connect and enjoy math.   You […]

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Level Up Village (STEM Everyday #45)

June 21, 2016

Imagine a combination of pen pals, PBL, Tom’s Shoes, and STEAM. That’s the idea of Level Up Village, a program started by parents Amy McCooe and Neesha Rahim. Their “unique curriculums stimulate unforgettable 1-to-1 interactions between US students and their Global Partner students – interactions that teach STEAM and design thinking through collaborative, real-life problem solving on an international scale” Listen as Chris, Amy, and Neesha talk about how students can learn so much more from doing creative projects together […]

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