STEAMpunk Playground Makes Technology Accessible

  Finding technology online is easy, but where can teachers get opportunities to try the technology out first hand? CUE conference STEAMpunk Playground, that’s where.   The STEAMpunk Playground provides a wonderful opportunity for teachers to get hands-on experience with Continue Reading

What Seymour Papert Meant to Us

Let’s play a game. Guess when the following quotes were first published: “[W]hen a child learns to program, the process of learning is transformed. It becomes more active and self-directed. In particular, the knowledge is acquired for a recognizable personal Continue Reading

Crash and Dot- A STEAMpunk Experiment

Dash and Dot Wonder arrived at my classroom in a big orange box. Excitement turned to nerves as I realized I had no idea what to do with these small robots and 30 5th graders. Not long ago CUE STEAMpunk Continue Reading

The Force Is Strong With CUE Rock Star Admin Camps

In July, I became the Interim Assistant Director of Technology at Lafayette School District. As a new administrator, I had many aspirations and goals for my first year. It’s only November, and I am quickly realizing that I am no Continue Reading

The Maze Roller and CUE STEAMpunk

“Awesome! Now what?” CUE sent my classroom five Spheros through the CUE STEAMpunk program. I had almost no experience with Spheros. I had only started teaching coding as a regular part of my curriculum a month and a half ago. Continue Reading