Uncovering a Dilemma About Active Learning vs. Direct Instruction

Are Active Learning and Direct Instruction Mutually Exclusive? I've been a big fan of active learning in its many potential forms for years. For example, […]

First Steps with the Arduino-UNO and NANO | Maker, MakerED, MakerSpaces, Coding | Servo Motor Position displayed on 0.96 inch 128X64 I2C OLED

. . Servo Motor Position displayed on 0.96 inch 128X64 I2C OLED     WE were playing around already with OLED displays in previous tutorials […]

First Steps with the Arduino-UNO and NANO | Maker, MakerED, MakerSpaces, Coding | Analog-Digital Clock using Arduino NANO + RTC DS3231 + 0.96 inch 128X64 I2C OLED

. . Analog-Digital Clock using Arduino NANO + RTC DS3231 + 0.96 inch 128X64 I2C OLED WE were playing around already with <===> Temperature & Humidity […]

Classroom STEM Products from Ward Science (+ Drones in the Classroom)

This drone is just one of thousands of cool classroom products from Ward Science Ward Science reached out to WeAreTeachers recently, looking for bloggers like […]

7 ways to ditch those traditional assessments

For a couple of years now I have been wondering if there is a better way to do summative assessments. Typically, in my district, we […]

First Steps with the Arduino-UNO and NANO | Maker, MakerED, MakerSpaces, Coding | Temperature & Humidity monitor using Arduino NANO + DHT22 + 0.96 inch 128X64 I2C OLED

. . Temperature & Humidity monitor using Arduino NANO + DHT22 + 0.96 inch 128X64 I2C OLED WE were playing around a lot already with […]

A Template to Help Students Tap Into Their Genius Potential

“Children are the most learning-hungry beings in the world.” – Ashley Montagu This year we will be getting our elementary students (2nd to 5th) to […]

Designing Classrooms That Engage Students

Classroom design can be a burden. It can feel like starting from scratch. A blank slate, or a blinking cursor, can be paralyzing. But with […]

Resources for Learning More About Small Programmable Robots for the STEM Classroom

Image Source A teacher reached out the other day to inquire as to whether EmergingEdTech sells STEM robots. We don't. But this made me curious […]

Ed Tech News Roundup: Back-to-School Updates and PBL

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of biweekly ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy — and if you have a story […]

6 Tips To Streamline Global Communication And Project Planning With A Collaborative LMS

Human beings talk all day but that doesn't mean they are communicating. How can we ensure effective corporate messaging when there's a geographical barrier to […]

Desktop Laser 3D or Traditional 3D Printer – What Does Your Makerspace Need?

Consider four simple questions…  The ultimate fundraiser. The ultimate hands-on project. Entrepreneurship in the class. STEAM brought to life. There’s a reason schools are bringing […]

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