Projects, Pathways, PhDs, and Pokémon

Greetings friends, if you are not a friend, greetings anyway, and welcome! What do Projects, Pathways, PhDs, and Pokémon have in common? Not much, but somehow, they all made their way into this post about my transition back toward STEM education. Since you are getting this, I have either met you at a conference, or Read more about Projects, Pathways, PhDs, and Pokémon[…]


PhD Time

The time has finally come to pursue my PhD. I know, starting grad school when I’m almost 40. I’m crazy. This past year has presented me with some rather unanticipated changes to my career. I’ll spare you the details of these changes, but I have really been evaluating the work I have done in education Read more about PhD Time[…]

5 Awesome Things About Students – Number 9 Will BLOW YOUR MIND!!!

Teaching is awesome, and some of the best parts of teaching come from the interactions with students. Here are five awesome things about working with students that people who don’t teach won’t understand. Students are inspiring: Some of my best ideas have been a direct result of questions my students have asked or suggestions they Read more about 5 Awesome Things About Students – Number 9 Will BLOW YOUR MIND!!![…]

60 in 60 Conference

The 60in60 Conference will quickly prove to be a most useful conference for busy teachers interested in gathering copious amounts of information about the ever changing technological landscape as quickly as possible. I had the pleasure of meeting Brandon Lutz at an event in New York back in 2012. There, Brandon gave his 60in60 presentation Read more about 60 in 60 Conference[…]

Thoughts on Amtrak

I travel a lot, and my family only owns one car, so I typically fly or rent a car. This week I was heading to Eastern PA from my home in Pittsburgh to participate in the 60in60 conference hosted by Brandon Lutz and the Bucks County Intermediate Unit (upcoming post on that event soon) and Read more about Thoughts on Amtrak[…]