At the TASL conference last week, I presented on Squishy Circuits (AKA electric playdough) which is an easy way to introduce basic electricity and allows “instant creativity” with the new information. I recommend it to anyone with a Makerspace or who has introductory circuit info in their curriculum.
Like I’ve written before, the librarians always introduce me to the coolest things. And apparently, the coolest thing this year is Breakout Boxes. They were all over both conventions I went to. It’s sort of like those escape the room challenges–you have a locked box., with a variety of locks. You have a clues to … More It’s a Breakout!
One of my favorite parts of summertime is visiting with school librarians and media specialists at their conferences. I always get so many cool ideas by stepping out of my “science teacher” world and into theirs. So I can’t wait to see what I learn next week. I’ll also be offering a bit of science … More Summer with the School Librarians