Category: Space Science

Choose Hard 5

Choose Hard

Is learning in your classroom hard? Do kids struggle to figure things out? Do you step back and allow them the breathing room to get to that point where internal frustration pushes their minds to find the solution and they reach a goal they never even realized they could?  I...

Beyond the Curriculum 4

Beyond the Curriculum

Yesterday was one of THOSE days.  The kind where you are like, “Wow, this teaching thing? I kinda just totally love it.”  You know, where engagement is at an all time high, kids are collaborating, and learning? It’s in the air. They were building model Mars rovers.  I know, many...

No Limits, Just Learning 0

No Limits, Just Learning

No limits. Just questions, exploring, thinking, building on each other’s thoughts, connection to self, connection to each other, connection to the world.  Just authentic projects born out of the thoughts of kids with standards weaved in wherever they naturally fall.  No hours of lecture telling kids things. Just kids rising...

Curiosity Sparks Learning 0

Curiosity Sparks Learning

On August 6 Mars Rover Curiosity is set to land on Mars. So what does this mean for your classroom?  Learning opportunities!  Wait… what’s that?  You don’t teach space science?  Mars Rover isn’t a “standard” in your curriculum?  That’s okay… it fits!  Integrating STEM into student learning will not only...