Creative Problem Solving and Teamwork Present at STEM Robotics Events!

Robotics is a growing field in Fayette County Schools and the STEM Fair on Saturday, March 14th showcased two events for LEGO Robotics! Beginning bright and early, the STLP Robot Challenge eXtreme (RCX) Regional Robotics Tournament welcomed almost 70 LEGO Continue reading Creative Problem Solving and Teamwork Present at STEM Robotics Events!

The Power of Connecting: The Unconference

Let’s face it, teachers have great ideas!  Teachers are creating innovative lessons, testing out new tools and exploring ways to harness the power of 21st century devices in the classroom. We may share the new math app with a fellow educator across Continue reading The Power of Connecting: The Unconference

Thinking with a 21st Century Twist

Last week, students across Fayette County were creating snowflakes with Elsa and Anna, figuring out how to get Flappy Bird through a series of pipes and tinkering around with other software programs designed to explore the elements of computer science Continue reading Thinking with a 21st Century Twist

Making the Shift from Print to Digital

Have you ever asked your students, “Outside of school or school assignments, what print material did you read today? This week? This month?”  Don’t be surprised if they answer, “not much.”  Our students consume digital print and media outside of school on Continue reading Making the Shift from Print to Digital

Coding in the Classroom

My session at Fayette County’s Innovation for Learning Conference this past Saturday focused on the topic of computing in the classroom, specifically thinking about how you can introduce computer science to your students during the Hour of Code. In case you didn’t know, computational Continue reading Coding in the Classroom

Adding Game to Your Classroom: Leveling Up

How much time do students spend crushing candy, flapping the wings of a bird, planning alliances to conquer quests or building objects with Minecraft blocks? What is it about games that people freely spend their time and money to maintain Continue reading Adding Game to Your Classroom: Leveling Up