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No Child Left Inside!

Students at Gilbert Elementary are place- and project-based STEM learners and researchers. At each grade level, students are involved in ongoing authentic STEM research. The research takes place...

February 6, 2017

How I Teach 21st Century Skills To 21st Century Kids

At Dunwoody Elementary School, we are always striving to bring real world solutions to real world problems. As the computer science teacher, I take seriously that students come to me for a heaping...

January 23, 2017

Design Squad Global Brings The Big World To A Small Town!

This semester I embarked on a journey with my 6th grade students in my STEM Lab class all the way from small town Blackshear, Georgia, USA to the Guateng region of South Africa. How did we go there,...

November 28, 2016

Centennial Academy's STEAM Day

Chemical reaction rockets. Live animal encounters. Video game coding. On Friday, November 20, Centennial Academy hosted a Fall STEAM Discovery Day for students in grades K-7. The goal was to...

December 8, 2015

Sugata Mitra on the Future of Learning

What is the future of learning? I remember pondering this question often as I plodded through my Master’s degree program in Curriculum and Instruction. I had no choice of course as the question was...

March 13, 2013

A COLLABORATIVE POST: Relevance from the Workplace into the Classroom Part 2

This is the second part of my collaborative post with Sarah Brown Wessling of the Teaching Channel. In this part, Sarah digs in deeper on how teachers can empower students by letting them lead. She...

December 5, 2012