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Women in Engineering Conference & the MGHPCC

Last week, students from Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, and some parents accompanited myself and Mrs. McCracken on a two part field trip.  We started the day at the Women in Engineering Conference at UMass Amherst.  A big thank you to Renee Fall and Paula Sturdevant Rees for helping to make this event a reality.  The … Continue reading Women in Engineering Conference & the MGHPCC

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Codegirl the Movie – Watch it This Week

This week only, Codegirl a documentary, producer Lesley Chilcott, focuses on the Technovation Challenge, a global competition for young women that promotes entrepreneurship and computer science.  This week only, November 1-5, viewers can watch in English, Español,  Português, or even Hindi.   On November 6, you can pay to view with sources such as Amazon Instant Video, Google Play or iTunes.

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100 Teacher’s Meeting

In December of 2014, I was recognized along with 99 teachers from across the United States, as a leader in Computer Science education.  Educators from across the United States traveled to the 100 Teachers Meeting in Washington D.C. for a 2 day workshop thanks to the National Science Foundation, NSF, and National Center for Women & Information Technology, NCWIT. What … Continue reading 100 Teacher’s Meeting

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Professional Goal – Co-Present at Technology Conferences

LucidPress is an awesome online tool for creating professional looking magazines, brochures, business cards, and much more.  It’s free for teachers.  I’ll admit it, I like cheap and free!  You can create free accounts for your students as well.  Another added bonus, LucidPress integrates with Google so students, staff, anyone with a Google account, that means … Continue reading Professional Goal – Co-Present at Technology Conferences