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April 2, 2019

Science, Engineering, Paideia ... OH MY! Kindergarteners at Moss Street Partnership School kicked off their Engineering in Elementary (EIE) kit on shelters with a Paideia Seminar written and led by Dearing Blankmann. After reading and discussing the book A House in the...

March 6, 2019

"I really like working with my learning buddy.  It was kind of hard to work with them, though, because we all had to agree on one idea and then put it together.  But we worked it out!"

These words of wisdom came from a student in Kara Mason's class at Florence...

February 5, 2019

"I found today highly valuable because I was personally starting to feel like I was in a rut and needed some inspiration."

Some called the day inspiring.  Some called the day energizing.  Some simply called it STEMergizing!  STEMergizing Saturday brought together over 7...

January 7, 2019

When you pass out base ten blocks, unifix cubes, or any other manipulative to students, what do you expect they’ll do?  Chances are, they will immediately begin building towers, structures, and patterns without being prompted. And things were no different last month wh...

December 4, 2018

Somewhere, there is a funny quote about planning and how things inevitably go awry.  Flash back to last Friday.  The STEM TLC team walked into Room 219 in the Charlotte Convention Center to set up for our presentation at NSTA - a presentation in whi...

August 16, 2018

The Summer Institute kicked off with teachers gathering in the  UNCG School of Education. Over 50 teachers are attending the 2018 Summer Institute. Early in the day teachers interacted in small groups to build a tower out of index cards. The tower had to be 24 inches t...

August 7, 2018

Teacher Leaders are busy preparing for over 50 teachers that will attend the 2018 UNCG STEM TLC Summer Institute. Our Teacher Leaders have developed and shared their own definitions of Teacher Leadership, collaborated to co-design professional development activities an...

December 6, 2017

On Monday, November 6, 2017, with the elegant Alumni House as our backdrop, UNCG STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative Leadership Lab commenced. This event was the culmination of the Teach to Lead project, which launched our UNCG STEM TLC. The focus of the Leadership Lab w...

October 5, 2017

The smiles and greetings of familiar friends passed between participants of the Summer Institute as we began the morning of our last day. Housekeeping, coffee, muffins and fruit salad finished, we took a moment to take a group photo.

We jumped into our day with a Paidei...

October 5, 2017

After a brief activator Day 2 of The UNCG STEM TLC Summer Introductory Institute got down to business. Initially the morning focus centered around rich vocabulary and the importance of teaching materials properties -floppy, firm, saggy, rigid, flexible, stiff, light, h...

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