So you’re thinking about starting a robotics club? Good, you should! Why? Your students will love you for it. Trust me. I took the plunge three years ago by convert-ing my after-school computer club to a robotics club at Millboro Elementary School. That was my first choice. The second choice was deciding what robot or kit to go with. I...
President Obama named 213 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on August 22, 2016. Selected among these exceptional teachers was Pocahontas Elementary School teacher Barbara Adcock, presently serving as Powhatan County Public Schools’ STEM Coach. The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is awarded to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers across the country....
The 78th ITEEA annual conference was held March 2-4 at the Gaylord Hotel in Washington D.C. The conference, as usual, was a huge success. This year’s conference was focused on the theme “Collaborate to Build a Diverse STEM-Lit-erate Society.” The pre-conference workshops and all other events were fully attended. From Virginia, 110 teachers and professors attended the conference. On...
By John Almarode, Ph.D., James Madison University College of Education Whether the story about Isaac Newton and the apple is an urban legend or an actual account of what happened on that afternoon in the late 1600s, the idea behind the story fits very well into the purpose of this article. While sitting under a tree, an apple fell from...
The annual Children's Engineering Convention will be held at The Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia, February 9-10, 2017. The Children's Engineering Convention has three major components: 1) staff development for K-5 teachers focusing on ways to help children create, use and control technology, 2) teacher demonstrations of ways to infuse technology activities into the Standards of Learning, and 3) a showcase...
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