What’s the Buzz: Engineering Design Process

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Today is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.  Those arranging and participating in “Girl’s Day” activities are helping us to close the science gap. SheHeroes (reviewed here) is an organization that believes young girls should be encouraged to pursue non-traditional STEM based careers. Be sure to check out their resources as you plan for participating … read more »


What’s the Buzz: Project Based Learning

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The science specialists in my old school division were all about Project Based Learning.  They went to special training and then gave workshops.  They wanted everyone to convert to this great way of inspiring students through authentic learning.  It was a real struggle for the specialists though.  We had low performing schools in a number … read more »


Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment

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Let’s get personal!  Don’t worry, I’ll spare you the details of my ever-so-fun mom and professional life.  Instead, let’s take a look at “personal”ized learning as a means by which to create an inclusive learning environment.  In very simple terms, I like to think of personalized learning as providing students with what they need, when … read more »