Your Starter Guide to Maker Spaces by Nicholas Provenzano

December 3rd, 2018
Maker Spaces

Your Starter Guide to Maker Spaces by Nicholas Provenzano tell the story of how he started and built a successful maker space at his school. His guidelines explain what one is, who can help you build one, where it should go, and what to put in it. He explains how it can promote project-based learning and turn failure into a positive thing. Every school should have a copy.

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Brains and Words / Hands-On STEM Sources / Best Infographic Practices

December 2nd, 2018

Brains and Words
Teachers and parents should be interested in how brains deal with words. Then it’s hands-on STEM resources and the best infographic practices. On to social media trends in 2019, AI & people skills, ego and leadership, a learning differences quote, and what you don’t know about Uber.

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Station Rotation Tips / Rewiring STEM / iPads for Pros

December 1st, 2018

Station Rotation
Rotating stations have been around for a while. If you are using them check these tips. Share with people who don’t use it. Then it’s rewiring STEM and pros using iPads. On to the Mappen App for parents, the moon and venus, when kids lead, a defensiveness quote, and a cool use of Google Home.

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Tech Training Plan / Build the Foundation / Sparking Conversations

November 30th, 2018

Tech Training Plan
Start with a detailed plan for helping teachers make better use of technology. Then it’s building a curricular foundation and how to spark conversations. On to tips for promoting a blog, the longest time-lapse video from space, the benefits of laughter, a Bruce Lee quote, and what to look for when buying a used car.

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Computer Science PD / iPad Music Production / Teaching Online

November 29th, 2018

Computer Science PD
Strat with a plan for real computer science professional development. Then it’s a pro using an iPad to produce music and moving to online teaching. On to being a responsible social media user, an AR tool for classrooms, class discussion strategies, a someone else’s opinion quote, and the first D1 basketball player with autism.

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