Monthly Archives: January 2013

English Language Arts Common Standards That Relate to Technology

Massachusetts Common Core Writing Standards with Explicit Technology Integration Compiled by John Heffernan, Williamsburg Schools Guiding Principle 3 An effective English language arts and literacy curriculum draws on informational texts and multimedia in order to build academic vocabulary and strong … Continue reading

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Data Analysis And Implications – Grade 6 Survey

In a previous post ( http://kidsengineer.com/?p=572 ) I showed a graph of sixth grade attitudes towards computers/technology and engineering as a career.  This results were pre/post surveys before and after a grade 6 robotics unit.  The students had not experienced … Continue reading

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The Missing E in STEM

I will be presenting at the Tech in Education Conference in Holyoke, MA today.  The slides can be found under Resources.

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Survey Results for Grade 6 Class

Here is some data from a grade 6 class I just finished working with.  They were new to robotics.  The pre/post survey asked 2 quantitative questions. Q1 – I like using computers and other technology.  Strongly Agree          Agree          Neither Agree … Continue reading

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