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Yvonne Ng
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Together, we can give the gift of STEM to all children for a better future.
Together, we can give the gift of STEM to all children for a better future.

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Code Hopper = Flow Charts + Simon Says + Hopscotch
Also published on Mindware.blog   It was a rainy day. The 4yr old and I were cleaning up. While sorting the stuff around the house into some semblance of order, I mused silently about an article I had just read. It said that computer science standards were ...
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#STEM lesson seed: 3D printer + Math = Tangram
I am looking for 3D Printing lesson plans for my 4th graders. I want to go beyond just having them replicate the online models. I just received my 3D printer for the fall school year. I hope that you remember me. You always have fantastic workshops. -- form...
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Interesting article... #STEM related articles of interest
In our line of work, we comb through lots of research, studies, and articles. It all adds to the overall understanding (and strategic development of our "gap" products for STEM development), but there are a few gems that we keep finding ourselves going back...
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Logarithms: The #STEM Story Behind Human Calculators
This is actually from the Historical Interlude for the 4th lesson of LASER Classroom 's  Bringing STEM to Light . However, with the recent Hidden Figures  ( #HiddenFigures) movie, it seemed that this interlude seemed timely for math teachers who might want ...
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#STEM and History: Safety and Engineering
A few years back, I wrote a short book of LASER lessons for LASER Classroom called Bringing STEM to Light . It was a more STEMy way of approaching how laser technology is taught in technician classes, and the parts I loved the most were the Historical Inter...
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I Love Quotes
When I was in college, I collected quotations. They spoke wise whispers to me in my times of frustration and loss of direction. But they also made me laugh my pants off when a good email was circulated around the net. more at www.pinterest.com/engineersplay...
I Love Quotes
I Love Quotes
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STEM toys, books for toddlers, preschool
My apologies for the lack of posts. It's been busy here, though I do hope to get some STEM historical posts out soon (work that I did with Laser Classroom). Engineer's Playground has been working with some friends in Indianapolis as they start on the nuts a...
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Engineer's Playground partners with Mindware to create Start-Up Circuits, an #engineering  toy for your #toddler  and #preschooler   (and they might learn about circuits, too!)
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Switches On! Using Start-Up Circuits for #STEM Learning
"There must be an easier way," I thought to myself as I held my 1-year old to the light switch. He had just figured out how to turn lights on and off and needed to make sure it always worked. Children learn through play As a STEM educator, I figured I bette...
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