New STEM / STEAM Bundle!

New STEM / STEAM Bundle!

​Hello, world!  I am partnering with NextLesson to bring affordable STEM / STEAM content to schools! Lesson plans, resources, books and much much more! NextLesson offers standards‑aligned K‑12 projects and lessons that engage students in real world problem solving through topics they love. Our projects and lessons provide students with opportunities to develop and apply critical thinking skills […]

Dialogue, Not Monologue via @McMenemyTweets

Dialogue, Not Monologue via @McMenemyTweets

My latest educational read has been Risk Taker by Brian Aspinall.  The book is filled with relatable and thought-provoking stories and lessons written in a way only Brian can.  When I read books like this, I often write down thoughts or quotes that leave an impression.  So…here we are.  In one of his accounts about his first year teaching […]

It’s Okay to Be Where You Are - It’s Not Okay to Stay There via @McMenemyTweets

It’s Okay to Be Where You Are – It’s Not Okay to Stay There via @McMenemyTweets

I remember the year a SMART Board was installed in my classroom.  It was a game changer at the time.  I ditched the blackline masters and accompanying teacher’s manual and made my own program.  My way.  Everything we did from then on was interactive.  I loved my SMART Board.  Next came iPads.  I had access to an entire class set of iPads. […]

Risk Taker: Strengthen Your Courage, Blaze A New Trail & Ignite Your Students’ Passions!

Risk Taker: Strengthen Your Courage, Blaze A New Trail & Ignite Your Students’ Passions!

​Hot off the press! We are SO EXCITED to release Risk Taker today which is already in the #3 spot on Experimental Education on Amazon Canada! We are super proud of our work, your work and our students’ work!  “Future-ready students need to be creative. They need to know how to communicate their ideas and […]

CSEd - Where Do Girls Belong? Via @McMenemyTweets

CSEd – Where Do Girls Belong? Via @McMenemyTweets

It’s Computer Science Education Week.  My social media feed is filled with amazing things happening in classrooms around the globe.  It’s filled with ideas, resources and endless opportunities for educators to network with one another and add to their teacher toolbox.  It’s filled with facts and figures about computer science, and why it’s important for […]

Think Like A Coder! A New Children's Book!

Think Like A Coder! A New Children’s Book!

​Hello, world! We have some incredibly exciting news to share! This week we quietly released two amazing resources – Think Like a Coder and Scratching The Surface! Coding is everywhere! Follow along with a girl and her dog as they explore computational thinking in their everyday activities. Colourful illustrations and easy to access text help […]