Goal-setting

[Day 1 of the TeachThought blogging challenge]
Write your goals for the school year. Be as specific or abstract as you’d like to be!
This is timely, as I am to sit down with my admins next week to discuss my professional goals.  I think it is best to limit myself to …

A Blogging Challenge

A couple of days ago, a co-worker forwarded me this post from TeachThought.com.  Obviously, late to their game, but this is a great way to address one of my goals for the school year — to blog consistently about science education.  I won’t promise that I will post a blog …

Taking science to the street…

Greetings, readers!  In October, I will be heading west to Geek Girl Con 2014 to participate in the DIY Science Zone.  The …

Excuses, excuses…

This all starts 10 years ago, when I was a pledge in a fraternity, my freshmen year of college. It was there …

Zappylab benchtools

Help Me Help My Students

Cut to the chase → Kickstarter for protocols.io/ZappyLab UPDATE: 56 hours left to go and the project is almost funded! During the last couple …

Name tag

ScienceOnline Together 2014

@Lalsox, here.  @Paleoromano and I just got back from ScienceOnline Together 2014 in Raleigh, NC.  After three intense days of discussions and …

Mid-term Progress Reports

We, here at Convergent Education, have been pretty busy.  Regrettably, not on this blog.  Lest you think we’ve been slacking (you know, …

Don’t Answer That!

“What’s the right answer?”
As a high school teacher, I hear this a lot. Basically every section, on every day, some student gets …