Monthly Archives: September 2012

Self-talk and Kid’s Building

I noticed a lot of self-talk during the case study building sessions last year with kindergarten kids.  You may recall that I am going a seven year case study starting in grade K and going to grade 6 with 8 … Continue reading

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Robotics Starts!

I had my first robotics class last week.  In order to get every grade level done, I need to start in September.  I am starting with grade 4 (2 sections) this year.  The kids were very eager to get going.  … Continue reading

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Robot Kits Stacked and Ready To Go

I am looking forward to starting 4th grade robotics this week.  We will do the LEGO WeDo Soccer Unit and then an open ended challenge.  Here’s how I store the robot kits in my “new” space.

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Local teacher poised to make mark in Lego world

WILLIAMSBURG – John Heffernan, who teaches technology in Williamsburg elementary schools, has been using Lego educational materials in his classrooms for years. He has developed a pre-K through sixth grade robotics curriculum involving the popular building toys. And he has … Continue reading

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