Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

October 31, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Rotating Objects – Google SketchUp

Last week I was in Ms. Curfman’s STEM class working with students on making 3D models of buildings they designed on paper. We built houses together to learn the basic tools. Now they have a question for me, so I’ve … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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Into the Woods

I just returned from an outing with a group of students in Mrs. McKenzie-Mohr’s Life Science class. ¬†We went exploring in the woods behind the tennis courts, searching for decomposers and symbiotic relationships between organisms. Unfortunately, the weather is cold … Continue reading

November 7, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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Building a Better City

Ms. Curfman and her STEM class have been working on designing the city of the future. They are looking at issues such as financing public works, water runoff, and sprawl. I visited their classroom today. Everyone was having a really … Continue reading