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!
Episode 4 features Claire Seldon from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Claire and Tori chat about gamification and gamifying your lessons. Interested in creating exciting, progressive, and challenging lessons? Listen to this episode and be inspired to create lessons and units that give your students a voice. Claire and Tori chat about ways to create quests/challenges and to gamify your students' way of learning.
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Episode 3 features Mandi Figlioli.
Assistant to the superintendent, Mandi is a curriculum specialist and makerspace aficionado from Pennsylvania. We chat makerspaces, creating makerspaces for all grade levels, Pittsburg, grants & partnerships, and so much more!
Follow Mandi on Twitter: twitter.com/mrsfigsmakes
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STEAM Up the Classroom's second episode features guest Ross Clayton. Ross is a high school biology and marine biology teacher who created and piloted the marine biology curriculum in his district. Ross and Tori chat about how to integrate marine biology topics into the curriculum, the importance of learning about marine biology even in landlocked towns/states, and much more!
Find Ross on Twitter at: @MrClaytonEBJSHS
STEAM Up the Classroom's premiere episode features guest Linda Chiarizio. Linda is head chef at Tangerini Spring Street Farm in Millis, Massachusetts. Linda and Tori discuss how to integrate agriculture and culinary arts with STEAM. Topics include: how to start school/class gardens, the benefits of growing plants with students. and how to turn crops into food.