apps – classroom, reading, books, music

k-3 – reading, math, resources, authoring Completely FREE Management App for 1:1 iPad Classrooms | Class Tech Tips With Otus teachers can keep track of participation, send notes to students, and take attendance. They can also recognize student behavio… Kids Learning Games ( FREE) – Android Apps on Google Play build vocabulary. Early literacy skills…

5. Employment, Education and Entertainment

Employment, Education and Entertainment – three interesting topics that are starting to overlap. Is this good? It depends… The internet and education The internet started out as a DARPA project that was devised for academics and scientists to communication more-or-less instantly and share information globally. That’s educational. The future of education We didn’t talk about…

maybe you just have not gotten around to it

This just in… message from a student to me. 9:03 AM: Hey Ms. Taylor I was wondering why I haven’t been graded for Discussion 4, I believe i turned all the assignments? Maybe you just have not gotten around to it, I am just wondering. I will be looking forward to your response. :) My…

Thanks for your feedback

Thanks for your feedback. Many really good questions and suggestions came up. Here are some helpful explanations and reminders. Your own schedule and deadlines If you want a day off – schedule it! The course is designed to provide maximum flexibility regardless of your life responsibilities and preferences. You are welcome to submit work early…

Gender neutral

Which activities are gender neutral? At what age does there start to be identifiable differences in interests in activities? What are the differences in preferences? How is this exhibited? Can the same activity be framed up to have wider appeal and still introduce the science or engineering? Which are more likely to interest girls –…

Little kids

These events are great fun. They have some serious science and engineering components. The "snow" was explained as being sodium acrylate synthetic polymer – same stuff in disposable diapers. Most of the kids were pre-school. At what age does there start to be a connection between the activity and the science and engineering behind the…

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Mad Science Summer Santa

Great event by Mad Science Lab at the Oviedo Mall with the support of the mall marketing staff. Although the Christmas event didn’t start until 10, kids and their accompanying grownups were lining up well before that. Most of the kids were pre-schoolers, many babies in strollers, a few elementary school kids. There were “Passports”…