Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween STEM Project: Reverse Engineering Flashlights

Reverse engineering flashlights: A Halloween hit! With most of the Memorial School’s third graders turning themselves into ghouls, fairies, and superheroes tonight, the third grade teachers and I recognized a perfect opportunity to integrate some STEM and safety into their … Continue reading

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Great Lesson Design: The Next Generation

What makes a great lesson? How do we develop the best possible lessons for our classrooms?These two essential questions were at the crux of interaction between me and elementary educators at Saint Joseph’s University taking a science methods with their … Continue reading

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