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Dancing the Story

It’s no secret that I love dance. And so I’m always excited when I manage to find some more opportunities for dance at my school. We have two auditioned performance troupes this year (post stage challenge), but what I’m always looking for are opportunities for anyone to get involved in dance, and for students to explore their own choreography. 871 more words


What is STEAM?

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.  In the STEAM lab, students will  connect their learning from all subject areas through cross-curricular projects.  Our projects will be aligned to the… 161 more words


Project Based Learning in Mathematics

Here are some of the sites which some of my students are working on.

12-13 year olds, working in groups of 4 trying to build a bridge out of cardboard with slot joints and no adhesives, attempting to figure out how tensile and compressive strengths work together in an engineering structure. 196 more words


White House Tips Hat to Philly School Collaborative STEM Efforts

By Dian Schaffhauser 08/16/16

A Philadelphia high school with a focus on agricultural sciences has just been recognized alongside two benefactors for undertaking an innovative approach to STEM. 427 more words


EDU6978 - Reflection for Module 8

To me, this course has felt like it focused a lot on STEM, such as, what is STEM, what does it look like in the classroom, and what are the challenges facing STEM, which are all very important topics, where I have certainly learned a lot before I enrolled in this course, but to me, they don’t feel like the most impactful item. 453 more words

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Wish Our College and Career Kids Were More Ready!

Image: CC Maryland GovPics

A recent walk and conversation with my son is the inspiration for this most recent OCM-PBL blog. My son recently graduated from college and is now working at a local market-research company here in Syracuse. 805 more words

Instructional Support

Racing The Middle School Brain

[NPR captures the trials and tribulations of a group of middle school students as they work on their design for a human kinetics race car. 468 more words

Creativity And Innovation