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Megan Charlton
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Do you Breakout EDU?
I have been following this idea for over a year via social media and finally took the plunge.  Over Winter Break I had a project funded on Donors Choose for two Breakout EDU boxes.  Teachers should go right now to BreakoutEDU.com in order to sign out We fin...

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Make it Memorable
The field of education is slowly becoming mechanical.  Teachers are expected to complete more paperwork and prove that their students understand the concept using a variety of data points.  School days are micromanaged to the minute of what students are exp...

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Miracle on the Hudson
Last summer several STEM teachers from our county participated in a program we call STEMersion. Through this program we were able to go to local businesses and learn about STEM careers.  During this process, we visited Carolinas Aviation Museum  and saw the...

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Water Features
Now that I teach STEM three times a day, every day, I can delve into our curriculum documents a whole lot more.  This year I realized that we have not been teaching water forms in the way we needed to teach them. Of course we were talking about rivers, lake...

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Flexible Seating 101
In mid September I did a stupid thing.  I removed most of the chairs in my classroom and replaced them with yoga balls.  All 24 seats worth of squeaky, bouncy, blue balls.  I was so excited! I naively assumed that I was offering flexible seating to everyone...

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To Infinity and Beyond!
Here I sit at Embassy Suites in Concord, NC after a fabulous first day at our conference!  I have a great view from my hotel room, a fabulous roommate, and great friends to learn from! I was able to help meet and greet people, passing out nametags and some ...
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