#FailUp: The Power of Education

Not sure if its possible, after all perfection is more a state of mind than a state of being, but I'm on a team tasked with turning a school with "STEM" in the name into a school that has "STEM" flowing through its veins. Wish me luck. When my principal approached me with the task, …

#FailUp: Recognizing the Problem

I've been on my #equity rant this month. I figure I'll be on it for a while; bare with me, please. I feel the need to share my thoughts in hopes that perhaps someone will find reflection in them. The following isn't about equity per se, but about the stuff that is out there that …

Article Share: The “A” in #STEAM is Powerful.

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.© ScienceAlert Pty Ltd. All rights reserved (More about "The Conversation" next time. Download the app. You can thank me later.) (Carthage College) This Professor Is Teaching Math Through Knitting. Here's Why It's So Important BY SARA JENSEN, THE CONVERSATION JULY 21, 2018 One snowy January …

Tech Review: Google Slides Captioning (Update)

A few weeks ago I mentioned in passing during a Twitter Chat that Google Slides had captioning. I intended to writing about it back then, but the equity thing and other stuff got in my blogging way. (which of course, is ok). Since I've processed all that in my head and am now relatively calm …

#FailUp: Demographics and Equity

https://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/a-new-definition-for-equity-in-education/

Last post I went on a rant. The blow out from that was positive and productive. It gave me an opportunity to reflect on my role in providing an equitable space for my students as they learn about STEAM careers and tinker with the tools of the trade. I had a side conversation about where …