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Episode 5-Andi McNair: Genius Hour Overview
Greetings! Today’s episode is fantastic if I do say so myself. Andi McNair talks to us about #geniushour and her book “Genius Hour: Passion Projects that Ignite Innovation and Student Inquiry”. In the interview, we get into the “6 P’s”, as well as other helpful tips that can help you get going implementing genius hour into your classroom. Follow Andi: Twitter: @mcnairan3 www.andimcnair.com Join the book study! https://www.andimcnair.com/learning-opportunities Buy her book! Follow Me Too!...
Episode 4- Hour of Code
Greetings everyone! This week (December 4th-10th, 2017) is Computer Science Education Week! We are celebrating this week by discussing our favorite resources to use with your students this week. Made with Code: This is created by Google. It gives simple, easy to use projects for students to complete and code. Geared more toward getting girls into coding, however, it is suitable for everyone. Google CS First: Geared toward students ages 9-14, CS First offers full curriculum to teachers and...
Episode 3-Mike Soltys from teachengineering.org
Greetings! I'm working on getting a schedule down, I promise! On today's show, Mike Soltys from www.teachengineering.org. For those that have not seen it before, it holds over 1600 different activities that teach engineering to students. Anything from chemistry, physics, nanotechnology, and more. If you have not seen it before, check it out! They also have great social media channels too! Teach Engineering on Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachNgineering Facebook:...
Episode 2-MFG Day
Episode 2 Hi folks! It's been a while! With luck, I can get this down to a bi-weekly schedule. This Friday, October 6th, is Manufacturing Day. Manufacturers from all around the country will showcase what they do to future Engineers in middle school and high school. For more information, visit www.mfgday.com. On Twitter @mfgday and you can also use #MFGDay17 for your Manufacturing Day events. I will be posting stuff from our MFG Day this Friday. As always... Facebook:...
Episode 1 - Getting Through Your First Year of Teaching
Episode 1 Back when I was a first year teacher, I struggled. Behavior issues, planning, keeping your sanity; It’s CRAZY! Your stress level is through the roof, many times you feel like quitting. That’s OK. It’s normal, and everyone has experienced it before. If you can get through your first year, chances are, you can make it a while in this profession. Here are some tips to get you through it all: -Eat right -Get sleep -Be prepared -Plan out lessons on a planner, Google Calendar, or other...