Jackson Hole High School Digital Fabrication Lab
Jackson Hole High SchoolDigital Fabrication Lab

Information Articles and Updates for educators & students

Two Great articles!

The first is on the inequity of STEM with regard to gender:

http://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/chevron-stem-education/hands-on-learning-and-mentorship-are-putting-more-women-in-the-stem-pipeline/179/

 

The second is how hard it is to define STEM:

http://www.nsta.org/publications/news/story.aspx?id=59305

 

Enjoy!

Absolutely awesome use of a Makey Makey!  We'll be playing around with these during our Colter After School Club!

A great article from "Scientific America's" website on cultivating creativity!

 

http://www.scientificamerican.com/slideshow.cfm?id=creativity-cultivation-unlock-ingenuity

An Hour of Code...a worldwide initiative to bring coding and programming into the forefront of education.  Check it out!

 

http://csedweek.org/

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/20-questions-guide-inquiry-based-learning/

 

Check out this helpful chart from Eduptopia.  Everything you need to help facilitate inquiry based learning in the classroom! 

For Teachers...a helpful website as well as an example of an integrated unit plan (in the first video).

 

http://www.hfli.org/home/teachers/teacher-resources

Awesome article on "Teaching and Thinking Differently"

 

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/10/free-thinkers/

 

School Improvement Conference ~ Cheyenne, WY
Update PPT SIC.pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [2.9 MB]

David Kelley of IDEO fame, a Palo Alto, CA Design Thinking firm, shares his philosophy on what it takes to collaborate, inventive and creative!

Creating Innovators by Tony Wagner
This is a great synopsis of his book "Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World".
creating innovators.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]

This link will take you to Stanford University's FabLabs @ Schools website.  They host summer camps for high schools students to provide total immersion in the maker philosophy.  Lots of great articles and information!

 

http://tltl.stanford.edu/projects/fablabschool

A great video for anyone who is creative, inventive or wants to know more about why it's important to pursue what you love!

Computer programming goes back to school...
Learning programming introduces students to solving problems, designing applications, and making connections online.
PDK_13_kafburke.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [799.6 KB]

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