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April 2014

Science Videos from Smarter Everyday

SCIENCE VIDEOS FROM SCIENCE EVERYDAY | I really enjoy seeking out new and engaging ways to interact and share the passion for everything science. I recently came across a talented man named Destin who is the creator of Smarter Everyday. He creates and shares science videos that explain the ‘sometimes hard-to-understand’ concepts that plague us everyday. Read more

Inventing From Life Experiences

PEYTON AT THE NCAA INNOVATION SUMMIT: INVENTING FROM LIVE EXPERIENCES | Last Monday, I was flattered to have the opportunity to participate as a panelist in the Final Four Innovation Summit (http://www.ncaa.com/innovationsummit).  Every panelist expressed that their ideas and innovations had in one way or another emerged from their own unique life experiences.  Read more

Earth Day in the Classroom

EARTH DAY IN THE CLASSROOM | Earth Day is fast approaching! Although we should all keep the earth in mind everyday, this year, Earth Day will be officially celebrated on April 22. Here are some of my favorite ways to incorporate Earth Day into your classroom: Read more

Flip Flops and Beakers

FLIP FLOPS AND BEAKERS | Dreaming of summer? We are too…we’re getting ready for a one-of-a-kind summer filled with exclusive one-to-one mentorships with real 3M scientists! Read on to find out how you can join us.  Read more

Science Apps in the Classrooms

Science Apps in the Classrooms | With many school districts implementing a 1:1 program and choosing tablets as their tool of choice, there is a need for identifying educational apps. What exactly is the role of an app within an educational setting and how do you go about choosing quality apps? Many districts and/or teachers choose to use a scoring rubric to help them decide whether an app will find its place within the classroom. There are many posts that boost the “The Top (insert number here) Apps …”. Read more