Category Archives: Science Education

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The Eternal Balancing Act

Tomorrow begins my third year as a doctoral student. I will be heading to campus tomorrow afternoon to sign my contract, stating that UNLV gets 20 hours a week of my time. Fortunately for me that means teaching a couple … Continue reading

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First ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education)

How to describe these last few days in San Antonio. Tiring comes to mind as I sit on the bed in the hotel room, legs and feet grateful for the relief. That is one BIG convention center. But that feeling … Continue reading

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Science Festivals, Kiera Wilmot, and Teacher Makerspaces

The Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival ended with a bang, literally, and no one was hauled off as a felon! Unfortunately, such was not the case for Kiera Wilmot, the Florida teen who simply wanted to try her hand … Continue reading

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From a secondary teacher to an elementary teacher, I get it

I remember as I went through my education courses there was always the question, do you want to teach young kids or teens? For me the choice was made easier due to my aversion of, um, bodily fluids. Even my … Continue reading

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Does compartmentalizing technology under TPACK allow teachers to consider technology as “extra”?

I’ll provide some background about myself in order to put the above question in context. I am still relatively new to the game of educational technology research.  I focused on science text reading strategies for my MA in Science Education, … Continue reading

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