Month: March 2016


3rd Annual STEM Conference

[caption id="attachment_216799" align="aligncenter" width="702"] STEMCON 2015, Credit: STEMCON[/caption] The 3rd Annual STEM Conference takes place on April 8, 2016 at the FirstMerit Convention Center of Cleveland, Ohio. This conference is held to promote better ways of teaching and involving students in STEM. Statistics show that throughout the country students...

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Let’s Move it!

I admit it. I have trouble sitting still. I also spent a part of my life studying neurophysiology. Recently I read an article in the Washington Post written by Alexis Wiggins entitled “Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learned.” I mentored teachers and principals in my years in administration at the High School Level, the Element...

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Using the Concept Attainment Model of Teaching

Concept Attainment Model It is tempting to simply share a new concept with your students through lecture. Instead however, you could make the lesson more engaging by using the concept attainment model. This would allow them the opportunity to practice inductive thinking to arrive at the concept through analyzing yes attributes and no attributes related to the conce...

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