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 […]

Continue Reading →

STEM Everyday #58: Monster Math

March 29, 2017

  Chris talks with CEO and Co-Founder of Makkajai Roopesh Shenoy about Monster Math.  Monster Math is a game which uses story lines to engage students and help them practice and learn over forty skills in math. The game is fully customizable to suit your student’s aptitude and you can choose between basic and advanced skills with a simple toggle. Website:  makkajai.com Twitter:  @makkajai       Chris Woods – Host of the STEM Everyday podcast HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, […]

Continue Reading →

STEM Everyday Bonus!

March 23, 2017

It’s a bonus day for the STEM Everyday podcast. Our very own Chris Woods was a presenter at MACUL 2017.  He was kind enough to allow us to post the video of his presentation.  Enjoy!   Host of the STEM Everyday podcast: Chris Woods HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, iBook creator, & Podcaster “STEM is everywhere…Let me help you see it & add it to your classroom” Find Chris on Twitter: @dailystem

Continue Reading →

STEM Everyday #57: Education Conferences

March 21, 2017

Fresh off of attending and presenting at the 2017 MACUL conference in Detroit, MI., Chris gives his thoughts on the benefits attending education conferences.  How to utilize them for connecting with new people, share experiences, and collaborate with others. Host of the STEM Everyday podcast:  Chris Woods HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, iBook creator, & Podcaster “STEM is everywhere…Let me help you  see it & add it to your classroom” Find Chris on Twitter:  @dailystem  

Continue Reading →

STEM Everyday #56: Education Buzzwords

March 14, 2017

Buzzword:  a word or phrase, often an item of jargon, that is fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. Buzzwords seem to be the hot thing in education.  Of course, there is the big one S.T.E.M which is for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics?  Maybe in place of S.T.E.M., you could broaden the focus into S.T.A.M.P.E.R., Science, Technology, Arts, Mathematics, Physical, Emotions, and Reason.  Is there a next big buzzword out there?  Chris gives his thoughts on this topic. […]

Continue Reading →

History Tech #42: 5 Podcasts To Listen To

March 9, 2017

On this episode of the History Tech podcast, Glenn shares 5 of his favorite podcasts to listen to. Podcasting, once an obscure method of spreading information, has become a recognized medium for distributing audio content, whether for corporate or personal use.  Podcasts are similar to radio programs, but they are audio files.  Listeners can play them at their convenience, using devices that have become more common than portable broadcast receivers. Radiolab Presents: More Perfect  http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolabmoreperfect/ How does an elite group […]

Continue Reading →

STEM Everyday #55: Maureen Marcoux from Ardusat

March 7, 2017

On episode #55 Chris talks with Maureen Marcoux.  Maureen is Business Development manager with Ardusat.  Ardusat gets excited about providing groundbreaking collaborative tools, community, and support that are a natural fit in the classroom but can take those possibilities anywhere. Find Maureen on Twitter: @MaureenM31 Website:  www.ardusat.com Twitter:  @Ardusat Instagram:  ardusat_ed   Host of the STEM Everyday podcast:  Chris Woods  HS Math Teacher, STEM Presenter, iBook creator, & Podcaster “STEM is everywhere… Let me help you see it & add […]

Continue Reading →

History Tech #41: Integrating VR into your classroom

March 3, 2017

Today on History Tech Glenn talks 3D and virtual reality.  VR can model the world in an incredibly visual way.  You can virtually hike the Grand Canyon or take a class trip to ancient Egypt.  And, it can also allow those worlds to be expanded and shrunk, played with and entered. Google Cardboard – Experience virtual reality in a simple, fun, and affordable way. Google Expeditions – With Expeditions, teachers can take students on immersive, virtual journeys. Google Street View – Explore world landmarks, […]

Continue Reading →

STEM Everyday #54: Allison Bischoff

February 28, 2017

windows 10 product key windows10explained.com   On episode 54 of the STEM Everyday podcast, Chris connects with Allison Bischoff.  Allison and Jessica Gordon founded the Rozzy Learning Company.   ABOUT THE ROZZY TEAM As a preschool teacher, Jessica spent hours digging through Pinterest boards, education blogs, and old curriculum guides to find science activities to do with her students. It quickly became clear that this was not the best of use of her time! Instead of focusing on doing what […]

Continue Reading →

History Tech #40: 7 Nontraditional Primary Source Places To Go

February 23, 2017

Sometimes you just need a helping hand getting out of the same old same old to add something new to a lesson that might just be missing that something or engaging the student windows10explained actor.  In this weeks edition of History Tech Glenn introduces you to 7 Nontraditional Primary Source Places To Go for your students to find material they can use.   Newsela.com – is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that is always relevant: daily […]

Continue Reading →