Science Festival 2017 in Luxembourg (Europe)

. . Science Festival 2017 in Luxembourg (Europe) . . It is the first time that I visited the “Science Festival” in Luxembourg-City, although it […]

Boys & Girls Club the Latest to Roll Out Computer Science Program

The program covers coding and computational thinking, and it's designed to reach clubs with varying access to internet connectivity.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Instead, of getting them to write essays for each form, I try to […]

A beginners guide to 3D printing

I recently did some 3D printing with my class. It is much easier than you might first think! The children started off by using a […]

A Chemical Bonding Lesson with Old-School Manipulatives

For many years, I have been using ACS's "Middle School Chemistry" as my main curriculum to teach chemistry concepts in my middle school classroom. I […]

Codemoji | Learn. Code. Build.

A year ago, Chase Engelbrecht and I came up with the idea for, as a way for students to learn how to code while […]

Eggciting ideas!

As part of my school’s STEAM week, my class have been doing some egg investigations! We explored: The structure The make-up of the shell The […]

Bring poetry to life by using a ‘green screen’

I recently did a lesson in my school’s STEAM centre.  It went really well, so I thought I’d share.  And don’t worry, you don’t need […]

Spooktacular STEM Activities & Apps for Halloween!

“As astronauts and space travelers children puzzle over the future; as dinosaurs and princesses they unearth the past … as monsters and gremlins they make […]

How can we inspire the next generation of leaders and innovators through STEM Education? | Featuring @CartoonNetwork & @Scratch

How can we inspire the next generation of leaders and innovators through STEM Education? On today's podcast, we discuss with Scratch and the Cartoon Network. […]

The Curiosity Challenge… full STEAM ahead!

My school is encouraging inquisitive learners and has taken on a project inspired by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT.  It has huge links with […]

The Weekly Edtech Smackdown: Vol. XI

Welcome to the weekly (not so weekly) edition of The Edtech Smackdown—a collection of digital resources containing a few of my most favorite activities, tools […]