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Happy Holidays – Scientist Snowflakes

Here at JMT, we are busy wrapping up 2014 with holiday parties, concerts, and more.  The STEM lab has been full of classes making crystal snowflakes to use as ornaments or suncatchers.  I’m getting ready to leave on my holiday travels this evening after work.  While I know I’m supposed to relax over the hols, I know it’s much more …

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Wednesday Workshop – Easy Classroom Websites With Weebly

Yesterday’s Wednesday Workshop was all about creating classroom websites with Weebly.  I love sharing Weebly because it makes it so …

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STEM Lesson – Jelly Baby Wave Machine

Today is a busy day in the lab.  I have several more crystal snowflake lessons to do, and we’re doing …

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Chromebook Overview

This year I am continuing the tradition of Wednesday Workshops in my district.   We meet twice a month after …

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Perfect STEM Lesson for Winter – Crystal Snowflakes

On Friday I tried out a new STEM lesson.  One of my colleagues was looking for a fun, winter-themed lab …

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Tech For Teachers Site Update

As periodically happens, I got bored with the look of the site and spent a day making changes.  Please pardon …

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STEM Lesson – Alien Classification

Our fourth graders are studying animal classification, and one of the teachers asked if I could come up with a …

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Hour of Code Resources

With the Hour of Code taking place this week, here are some fun resources for you and your students. You …

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A Night At The STEM Lab Open House

On December 1, Mrs. Jordan and I hosted an Open House evening for the new STEM lab.  After all the …

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General Update

I have several posts percolating, especially several STEM Lab related ones, but for now, here’s a few quick updates. I …

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Meri’s Mobile Makerspace and EdcampNJ

I had so much fun yesterday I wish I could go back and do it again today!  For the past …

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