First Steps with the Arduino-UNO R3 and NANO | Maker, MakerED, MakerSpaces, Coding | How-To transform an LCD1602 SPI Sketch to an LCD1602 I2C Sketch

. . How-To transform an LCD1602 SPI Sketch to an LCD1602 I2C Sketch We were already playing around, as seen on my tutorials below, with […]

Sony KOOV: A Complete Building, Designing, and Coding Solution for K12 STEM Classrooms

KOOV is the all-in-one coding, robotics and design kit that combines digital coding with physical building to teach the next generation of problem-solvers and innovators. […]

10 Reasons to Invest in 3D Printer Technology in Education

Within a few years, the widespread use of 3D technology will revolutionize the manufacturing process. The ability to replicate objects will soon be as complete […]

Integrating Technology and Engineering into the Science and Math Classroom

When I’m talking with teachers, they often share with me that working with the science and math part of the STEM classroom is easy. It […]

K-12 Interest Grows in 'Physical Computing' as Hand-On Approach to Computer Science and STEM

A number of school districts are experimenting with "physical computing" as a way to help students understand computer science through hands-on activity.

Teach Wonder with Cleverbot Dash

My Introduction to Dash and Dot Jacob demonstrating Dash and Dot In September 2015, I was an elementary school teacher-librarian eagerly trying new learning devices […]

NCCE18 Trainers Summit Reflection

NCCE Training Gets Hot NCCE Trainer Dinner with NearPod What did I do this weekend?  I spent three-days in 105-degree temperatures learning, collaborating, and planning […]

Ivanka Trump, Apple's Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education

But a visit to an Idaho school district by Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook to tout STEM initiatives prompted a small protest about […]

First Steps with the Arduino-UNO R3 | Maker, MakerED, MakerSpaces, Coding | Xmas Star with NeoPixels WS2812B

. . Xmas Star with NeoPixels WS2812B made from cardboard Soon there will be Christmas and decorations are getting put around the house worldwide as […]

STEAM Learning with the Paper Chain Challenge

Every teacher could use a few team-building STEAM challenges to keep in their back pocket. Bonus points if they’re inexpensive to set up and focus […]

Scientists simulate a black hole in VR

Another black hole in VR? Maybe good things come in pairs. In addition to the release of Eliza McNitt’s incredible SPHERES: Songs of SpaceTime on Oculus Rift, […]

Battle Physics at Green Mountain Union High School

Come for the math, stay for the slingshots! Green Mountain 7th graders and HS physics students apply math and science to a real-world problem: hitting targets.  […]

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