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How to Create a Coding Lab : Easy to Follow STEM Activity Download

Creating a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or STEAM (the A is for Arts) coding lab activity can seem pretty daunting if you have NO IDEA where to start.  Let me help you and provide the resources to take on this task and create a coding lab for your students that will teach logic skills …

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Building Teamwork: The 20 Minute Lego Chicken Challenge

The Lego Chicken Challenge is the perfect STEM exercise.  STEM skills are essential for building a career path leading to the emerging job market that will require critical thinking and technology skills. However, don’t look past communication skills acquired in team building such as those learned in the Lego Chicken Challenge. This is a GREAT …

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How To Make A Video Game: 5 Elements Great Games Have (Perfect for STEM)

What makes a good video game?  In this article, I am going to give you the five key elements you want to include in your video game design and a Game Design Document that is perfect for a STEM/classroom activity.  These elements are what the best video games have had for over 30 years. Here …

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Let Go: 4 Success Tips for You and Your College Freshman

In June, every year across the United States, kids are walking across high school graduation stages.  Most have finalized any plans for attending college and fall courses await. I want to give my advice to parents from a dad who is also a college instructor for nearly two decades. Take these 4 success tips and …

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Who is Ada Lovelace – A Children’s Book Review

When good friend and super mom, Jen Hoffman of the HealthyMoving.com podcast suggested I check out a book, I didn’t hesitate.  As a homeschooling Mom, she is well versed in selecting excellent materials for her children. She messaged me that Ada Lovelace Poet of Science The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley is a children’s …

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Product Review – How The Penclic Mouse Stopped My Wrist and Arm Pain

It has been almost 3 years now and I am pain free in my wrist and arm.  As a life long computer user, I developed pain in my forearm and shoulder blades as part of my RSI (repetitive stress injury) diagnosis.  After visiting doctors, trying to rest, and modifying my work and posture habits, I …

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