STEM

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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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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Guardian Princesses – STEAMrollrs Special Edition (STEM Everyday #44)

June 3, 2016

Guest host, Marion Leary, takes time to interview Setsu Shgematsu, Associate Professor in the Media and Cultural Studies Department at University of California, Riverside and creator of the childrens’ book series Guardian Princesses, along with Pavita Singh Director of Outreach. A special fifth birthday present led to the Guardian Princesses who are heroines of a NEW BOOK SERIES. The stories transform the cultural meaning of the princesses into inspiring leaders who take action to protect the people and the planet.  They shift […]

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21st Century Instructional Technology Coach, Kaycee Damming (STEM Everyday #43)

May 23, 2016

It was a great interview with some awesome ideas for adding instructional technology…and about the “V squad”. Research just isn’t writing a report anymore.  Join Chris and his guest Kaycee to hear how technology can take learning to a whole new level.   . . You can connect with Kaycee by going to: Twitther@Dammannology 21st Century Instructional Technology Coach at Swan Valley Schools, Michigan https://swanvalleyedtech.wordpress.com kdamman@swanvalley.k12.mi.us You can always reach Chris Woods at: Twitter:@dailystem Email: cwoods@clkschools.org Be sure to subscribe to receive […]

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Julie Fairman – Our History Shapes Health Policy – STEAMrollrs Special Edition (STEM Everyday #40)

April 12, 2016

Through time we make decisions in what kinds of evidence we will use.  If this makes you start thinking what does influence our decision making; you may want to join Marion Leary as she and Julie Fairman discuss how history shapes our health policies. Website: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing: www.nursing.upenn.edu/ Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing: http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/history/Pages/default.aspx Twitter: @FairmanJulie @PennNursing @Penn_Bateshx You can reach Marion Leary at: Facebook Twitter You can always reach Chris Woods at: Twitter:@dailystem Email: cwoods@clkschools.org Be […]

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Three Ideas On How To Put STEM Into Your Classroom (STEM Everyday #38)

February 11, 2016

It’s quick, it’s easy, it’s thought provoking.  Yep it’s STEM, science, technology, engineering and Math. Listen in as Chris Woods gives you three great ways to put STEM into your classroom. 1. Link of the day 2. Change your computer background 3. STEM & Tell 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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Empower Women In All Areas Of Life with Yasmine Mustafa – STEAMrollrs Special Edition (STEM Everyday #37)

February 5, 2016

YASMINE MUSTAFA Yasmine is fueled by a passion to empower women in all areas of life thus she founded the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It in 2011. Her newest company she founded is ROAR for Good, a self-defense wearable technology startup aimed at diminishing violence against women and addressing the underlying causes of the violence. Join Marion Leary guest host for Chris Woods as she has another great interview with a woman in STEAM who has chosen her own […]

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Ana Kay Yaghoubian, STEM Senior Manager AT AAUW – STEAMrollrs Special Edition (STEM Everyday #36)

January 8, 2016

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881.  Ana Kay Yaghoubisan is the STEM Senior Manager at AAUW and helps young women realize their interest in a STEM related field. Join Marion Leary as she visits with Ana Kay as she addresses disturbing statistics of gender bias in the workplace.  Other interesting facts of the US […]

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