Education · STEM · Teaching

STEM…Alive and Well!

In 2012, I had the opportunity to attend the first STEM conference presented by Norwin Area School District. What began in a high school auditorium evolved into a major conference at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh one year later. Keynote speakers David Burns, Director of STEM Innovation Networks at Battelle and Dewayne Rideout,… Continue reading STEM…Alive and Well!

Education · Teaching

The Flipped Classroom…What is it really?

The first teachers to ever “flip their classrooms” were Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams. Jonathan Bergmann has taught high school science for 25 years. He received the Presidential Award for Excellence for Math and Science Teaching in 2002 and was named semi-finalist for the Colorado Teacher of the Year in 2010. Aaron Sams has been… Continue reading The Flipped Classroom…What is it really?