Teaching about Coronovirus, COVID-19, and Health Inequities

Recently, I developed a curated list of teaching resources about coronavirus, COVID-19, and health inequities for the Washington Global Health Alliance’s STEM Global Program. Check out the list of teaching resources here. It includes links out to external sites focused on understanding the virus, disease, and testing; data visualization, modeling, and predictions; vaccine development; microbes; […]

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#StayHomeSTEM: Teacher Professional Development in a Virtual Environment

This was my seventh summer facilitating a professional devlopment program for secondary STEM teachers at the Center for Neurotechnology, where I work part-time as the Engineering Education Research Manager. The Research Experience for Teachers program engages secondary STEM teachers in a seven-week rigorous professional learning program. The program engages teachers in mentored, authentic research projects […]

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#StayHomeSTEM: An Online Summer Camp at the Center for Neurotechnology

All of us in the education world are currently challenged to creatively adapt curricula and programs to online/remote learning environments so that educators and students can stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how we did it at the Center for Neurotechnology, where I work part-time as the Engineering Education Research Manager. First, check […]

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Global Health Workshop for Secondary STEM Teachers: August 6, 2020

I’ve enjoyed supporting curriculum design activities for the STEM Global program. This summer, they are taking their educator workshop online. Join us for a day of learning how to bring global health topics into your STEM classrooms with lesson plans specifically adapted for remote teaching. —-   You’re invited to the Washington Global Health Alliance’s […]

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#StayHomeSTEM: Exploring Salmon, Topography, and Watersheds

My small contribution to help parents and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic is providing #StayHomeSTEM blog posts full of ideas for at-home science learning, as well as helping to moderate the Facebook page,¬†Supporting Temporary Homeschoolers Everywhere. Today’s activities relate to learning about salmon, topography, and watersheds and are appropriate for elementary aged kids. These topics […]

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