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Frozen's Elsa and Anna Teach Girls to Code

Here’s one way to get girls excited about coding: use a couple of Disney’s wildly popular princesses.

Frozen’s Elsa and Anna should do the trick. 170 more words


STEM Ideals Embodied In GoldiBlox

Two years ago, a Kickstarter campaign seeking backers for a girl-centered engineering toy made its rounds on the internet. The project exceeded its goal of $150,000 and the funding period left creator of… 235 more words


What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

I watched Fireman Sam as a kid. I wanted to be a fireman. ‘Yeaaah I wanna drive around in my big red truck with my best mates going neee naww neee naww and put out fires and rescue cats from trees’. 642 more words

Next Generation Science Standards

I felt it was important this month to focus my blog on what is currently happening in NYS with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). A draft Statewide Strategic Plan for Science has been collaboratively developed by the New York State Education Department, members of the  166 more words

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Two Schools Making a Difference for Special Students

Lots of changes and activities happening in our household: got two part-time jobs as para educator on the same week that my son’s IEP was up for renewal, and we had parent conference and Book Fair at his school. 275 more words

Girls, Pink Ponies, and Science

Lately, I’ve been reading articles about how there needs to be more women in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) fields—which I wholeheartedly agree with. The only problem is that somewhere along the way, little girls are being turned away from science. 510 more words


The Stem

Now that the motor stringers are complete, it is time to turn to the stem.  The stem extends from the keel to the deck at the bow and will define the profile of Moor LunaSea’s front end.  267 more words

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