The past 2.5 days have been all about STEM education and I loved it! I had the pleasure of participating in the 2017 NYS STEM Education Collaborative Summer Institute at Alfred State College. I had a poster highlighting research I had conducted on the Influential Factors of URMs and STEM Degrees. I also got to listen … More First NY STEM Institute
As most know, I am focused on making memories so last year I started a new family tradition — A Back to School Dinner! I loved the idea of welcoming in the new school year, establishing school goals, and creating a family motto. I never blogged about our first dinner which was so much fun … More All About the BEs – Annual Back to School Dinner and Motto
It is “Tinkering Tuesday” and I will be honest — we did no tinkering 😦 The girls swam for a big chunk of the day while I was a work and by the time we got home they were not in the mood. Which is completely okay for I completely forgot to plan something for … More Math & Origami: Ninja Star
Do you enjoy the Fab Five Fridays? Please take time to comment on topics you would like me to feature. Today’s Fab Five Findings is focused on technology activities for children. Some are activities I’ve used with the girls or on my own. One aspect of my educational background is in Computer Science so I … More Five Activities That Boost Childrens’ Technology Abilities
It is “Tinkering Tuesday” so we decided to do one of the projects I posted for my Fab Five Summer Learning Science Style. The girls were interested how to get an egg naked. So we gathered up our supplies two containers, 16 oz of vinegar per container, and two large eggs (naturally you one per girl). … More How do you get an egg naked?
As you know I created a special summer routine/schedule to prevent the girls from experiencing summer learning loss. We are all participating in our library’s summer reading program which will maintain or increase their reading capabilities. Luckily both of the girls ended the school year exceeding their grade-appropriate reading levels (Big 5th and Little 1st). … More Try A Word Jar To Boost Children’s’ Vocabulary
It’s Friday — WOOT WOOT!! I can semi-sleep in these next two days…waking up early for swimming lessons has been a difficult task for the girls so I’m sure they will enjoy a break till next week. And I will enjoy not having to scream for them to wake up 🙂 I’m also glad it … More Fab Five Friday – Summer Learning Science Style