Helping K-12 schools with: Math, Science, Technology

by Thomas (Tom) Love
(Canton, Ohio USA)

Drone (Quadcopters)

Drone (Quadcopters)

Math & Science teachers had to have "loved" their subject while teaching and it is difficult to turn it off during retirement. Substitute teaching is not the answer but their is a real need to qualified and retired teachers to teach small groups of students not at grade level. Not to help them with HW (well maybe a little) but to pursue ideas that go beyond traditional curriculum. Such as: Drones or "Quadcopters" which are hands-on devices to excite and encourage younger students to pursue future careers in business and industry. I have gathered a collection of web sites that provide information & motivation for ideas of this type.

Also, Computer science (coding) in USA has been lagging behind many other nations: United Kingdom for one and recently China:

Now believe it or not USA has the BEST coding (free) courses site on the Internet: ""

Both can be handled by any Math, Science or Technology retired teacher who do not want to substitute teach and help students with HW...
Also, these ideas will help current teachers who are overwhelmed with all that is expected of them today.

Well that is a start and You site is Awesome!!!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ideas for Teachers.

Follow Me on Pinterest
Custom Search
Article of the Day

Daily Grammar Lesson

Idiom of the Day

born in the purple

Born into royalty. Purple is a color traditionally associated with royalty.

This Day in History

Today's Birthday

Today's Holiday

Hola Mohalla

Hola Mohalla is a three-day Sikh festival celebrated in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab, India, on the day after Holi, the colorful water-tossing springtime festival. Mock battles with ancient weapons are staged, and there are also exhibitions of traditional martial arts like archery and fencing. The important Sikh prophet, Guru Gobind Singh, started this fair sometime between 1680 and 1700. More...

Quote of the Day
For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.
Rudyard Kipling

Word Trivia

Today's topic: stalk

stipe - A stalk or stem of a seaweed, fungus, or fern frond. More...

cranberry - First crane berry, so named because the plant grows on a stalk that looks like a crane's neck. More...

spire - In Old English, it meant "stalk" or "stem." More...

stalk - In a car, the flexible arm holding the mounting by which a seatbelt is secured. More...

Grammar Quiz

Spelling Bee
difficulty level:
score: -
please wait...
spell the word: