Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

When I was growing up, I rarely interacted with kids outside my immediate age group at school.  1st graders played with other 1st graders, 2nd graders had separate lunch and recess times, and so on, until I reached high school.  Many schools are bucking this trend by having cooperative learning and play times where multi-aged […]

On February 23, I attended an Oregon Girls Collaborative Project (OGCP) event in Eugene, Oregon as a speaker on the “Engaging Girls” panel.  The OGCP, and the larger National Girls Collaborative Project, is committed to getting more girls engaged involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects throughout school and on into their careers. […]

On the coldest day in the recorded history of New York City, a ridiculous 30 degrees below zero with wind chill, the hot topic at Digital Kids Conference was “Game Based Learning.” I was there as the newly ordained “Alchemist of Fun,” because Spotkin had the opportunity to sponsor the Digital Kids “Learning and Play” […]