Teaching Girls STEAM in Middle School

Vinnie Vrotny talks with Vicki Davis about teaching STEAM to his students. He uses a makerspace and Mindcraft. Listen now to find out more about using these with students.

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Vinnie Vrotny – Show #62 – Teaching Girls STEAM in Middle School

Vinnie is the Director of Academic Technology at Quest Academy in Illinois. He teaches STEAM courses to girls at a private school. He transformed the computer lab into a makerspace and redesigned the middle school curriculum to include the STEAM courses he now teaches. He has students designing projects using tools in the makerspace. He also uses Mindcraft in his curriculum as both an enrichment activity and as project assessment during the school day. Listen now to find out Vinnie’s current projects with students.

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Every Classroom Matters is a bi-weekly Radio Show by Vicki Davis on BAM Radio network with best practices for busy teachers.  SubscribeShow notes prepared by Lisa Durff, Production Coordinator for Every Classroom Matters.

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