Tag Archives: nsta

Life Changing Professional Development, what positive PD are you doing to change your teaching?

There are moments in our lives when we know we are forever changed for the better. Not very often does a single experience transform a professional philosophy like this one has. I have had the privilege of witnessing the beauty … Continue reading

Posted in ngss, professional development, Science Ed, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Taste of Chicago #NSTA15 #coolscience

The Palmer House Hilton was spectacular. This is the lobby. The convention center was so big it took me 30 min to find one room I was meeting in! This is just one side of it. The city of Chicago … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oh What A Night! ( and Day) #CoolScience

First full day in Chicago. DuPont and NSTA sponsored my trip. Everything is first class. This is the lobby and the steps lead up to the Welcome Breakfast from DuPont. I attended a workshop on science safety as I am … Continue reading

Posted in Science Ed, Teaching | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Contagious!

I had a great time at the 3rd USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, DC. I was invited down to DC to help out at the DuPont hands-on booth and The DuPont Challenge booth by PJ Simon. The DuPont … Continue reading

Posted in Science Ed | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hashtag WORTH IT

I love my job. No, I really love my job. Yes, I get to play but I get to inspire. Everyday I make a difference in a young person’s life (sometimes a seasoned teacher’s life too, sshhh don’t tell anyone). … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crowd funding

Ever since I flew in zero-g, I gained the confidence to try new things. New things in my personal and professional life… This past year I submitted a proposal to present my own ideas, with a fellow zero-g alum, on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment