Vanessa has found creative ways to leverage various types of technology in her instruction when working with college students and certainly found that providing students with these hands-on experiences has helped them develop real-world skills through their experiences. Read on to find out more of what’s worked for her!
Jean is a paralibrarian at the Erving Public Library in Erving, MA and, like so many others, she's had to adapt some of the library’s programming to be accessible remotely – something she’s found success with so far by maximizing the resources she has available to her, including her colleagues at the library.
As a science teacher, Carla has made use of the STEM framework when it comes to instruction in the classroom. Instead of having her students write a written report on a bridge found somewhere in the world, for example, she found it more engaging to have students use a blueprint and build the bridge that they are researching themselves.
This month, we’ve heard from Jeremy Osborne, who’s the Innovative Learning Coordinator for the Berkeley County School District. With a background as an elementary STEM teacher, Jeremy knows all about the kinds of hands-on learning experiences kids want and need and he’s now very much involved in ensuring all students have access to those.
This month, Jim shares his thoughts and experiences with teaching PE remotely and, if not, no worries – you can learn about his creativity in this post as well! Like almost everybody else, Jim had to adapt his teaching style to accommodate distance learning and he definitely found some success with what he tried. Keep reading to learn more about him!
In our newest Eduporium Featured Educator interview, we hear from April Leonard, who serves the students of the Mississippi Heights Elementary school in the Sauk Rapids-Rice School District. She’s done a lot with coding, including using the Dash and Dot and LEGO WeDo with goals of welcoming 1,000 students to a common makerspace in the future.
Tricia has worked with a number of EdTech tools and given the students she coaches a ton of positive experiences. We’re excited to share Tricia’s story and hopefully inspire more educators to take chances with new tech in the classroom and unlock new learning opportunities with technology! Keep reading to learn more!
We spoke with Albert Lewis! Albert works with students in the 4-H Youth Development Program as part of the University of Maryland Extension in Baltimore City. He loves using STEM to connect with the students he works with and, even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, he’s helped them find creative ways of using technology in their learning.
Christine works with students at the Double Peak K-8 School in the San Marcos USD in California. As an Innovation TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment), Christine helps facilitate hands-on learning for her students using robotics, 3D printing, circuitry, and other STEAM tools and she’s always finding new ways to help students build problem-solving skills.
Ashley is a K-5 STEM teacher at the Oak Grove Primary School in Prairieville, Louisiana. Using tech tools, like the Makey Makey among others, Ashley has helped create some amazing STEM and real-world learning experiences for her students over the last couple of years and truly empowered them to create some amazing projects!