On Season 2 Episode 2: Rachael Lehr joins Tori Cameron all the way from Perth, Australia. Rachael is an incredible STEM teacher who has won many awards including Teacher of the Year! Rachael started Tori's favorite Twitter chat #primarySTEMchat and interviewing Rachael on this podcast is a dream come true for Tori! Rachael and Tori chat about #primarySTEMchat on Twitter, teacher PLNs, STEM clubs, teaching in a STEM specialist classroom, MassCUE, their favorite apps Seesaw and DoInk, and so much more.
STEAM Up the Classroom's first episode of season 2 joins Tori Cameron with special guest Ben Newsome. Ben is the founder of Fizzics Education in Sydney, Australia, and is a global advocate for STEM education. Tori and Ben chat about teaching STEM to all types of students, Australian Education vs United States Education, universal obstacles STEM teachers face, the future of STEM education, and much more!
You can reach Ben Newsome on Twitter: twitter.com/BenNewsome
Fizzics Education Website: fizzicseducation.com/
On Episode 12- Tori Cameron invites several of her students to chat about STEAM! The students chat about what they have learned this year, advice for teachers and students who are interested in STEM, middle school, what the future of STEM is, and much more. The students are candid and enthusiastic- definitely an episode you do not want to miss!
In Episode 11, Aidan Cornelius-Bell, a doctorate student from Adelaide, Australia, joins Tori Cameron via Skype to chat about the stressors teachers face in adapting to changes, what STEM and STEAM looks like in various types of classes, project based learning (PBL), #primarystemchat, reaching out to experts for help, and so much more. Tori even shouts out her favorite Boston radio station- 1033 Amp Radio!
This episode provides great insight into the world of teaching, and how research can further the understanding of education, teaching practices, and teaching philosophy. Have a listen, subscribe to STEAM Up the Classroom and let us know what you think!
On STEAM Up the Classroom's 10th episode, Sam Leah joins Tori Cameron via video chat all the way from Wagga Wagga, Australia. Sam and Tori chat about integrating STEAM in local museums, incorporating STEAM with social studies and history, and how schools and museums can collaborate. Local museums are an incredible resource for educators and schools, and the projects they are doing are powerful! This episode will leave you motivated and wanting to partner with your local museum!
You can get in touch with Sam Leah on Twitter here!
On episode 9 of STEAM Up the Classsroom, Tori is joined by Matthew X. Joseph, Ed.D, Director of Digital Learning and Innovation for Milford Public Schools, Colleen Terrill, Director of Instructional Technology for Mashpee Public Schools, and Erin Fisher, Technology Integration Facilitator for East Bridgewater Public Schools. All three guests are experts in the educational technology field, active with MassCue and several other professional development programming, and LOVE technology!
The group chats about technology within the classroom and throughout school districts, technology as a tool for enhancing learning, what "good teaching" means, ways lessons and conversations develop over time, and much more.
You do not want to miss this episode!
Chris Woods from the STEM Everyday Podcast and Tori Cameron combine shows in this special episode! Both Chris and Tori chat about STEM, finding STEM in daily life, why STEM is important, what the future of STEM is, and much more!
Find Chris Woods on Twitter: @dailySTEM
on his website: dailystem.com
and on the Remarkable Chatter Network:
Dr. Jacie Maslyk, Assistant Superintendent at the Hopewell Area Public Schools in Pennsylvania, USA and Mandi Figlioli, Assistant to the Superintendent in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, join Tori Cameron for this makerspace filled episode. Topics include: what to do with a makerspace, integrating literacy with STEM and making, educator workshops, teaching ideas, and much more!
On Episode 6 Tori invites guest Erin Fisher, Technology Integration Facilitator for East Bridgewater Public Schools onto the show! Tori and Erin talk ways to integrate technology (all types!) into the classroom, how to change the minds of technology naysayers, what are classroom paid and free must-haves and much more!