Tag Archive: NASA

Mar 13

Another appeal to teachers: Sign up for the #STS134 launch #NASAtweetup!

Tomorrow at noon EDT registration will open for another incredible opportunity: the chance to see the final launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour from a mere 3.1 miles away. You’ll be at the press site. You know the big countdown clock you always see on tv? Yeah. That’s where you will watch the launch. It’s …

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Mar 06

One small step for a teacher…

…one giant leap for my classroom? I’m going to Space Academy for Educators! I found out on Thursday night that I was awarded an Educators @ Space Academy scholarship from Honeywell. This is a fabulous program, and Honeywell is very generous to cover all expenses for the trip.  I must say I am very excited …

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Feb 27

Sharing Space

Seeing the launch of Atlantis during the STS-132 mission last May has perhaps made me even more fanatically passionate about sharing my love of space with my students. So when Discovery was set to launch last November for the STS-133 mission, I shared with my students all about it. Of course, there were several delays …

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Jan 23

Georgia NASA STEM Day for Educators

I had the opportunity to attend a one day conference sponsored by NASA and the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA. I attended many incredible sessions. However, one of the most inspiring things of the entire day was listening to Carl McNair share about his brother, Ron McNair, who was one of the astronauts …

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Dec 31

My Top 10 in 2010

10. I presented at an educator conference for the first time. In February, I traveled to Savannah to present at the GSTA (Georgia Science Teachers Association) annual conference. I talked about Web 2.0 tools in the science classroom. It was fun, and I definitely see more conference presentations in my future. Now if I could …

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Aug 20

Why you should sign up for the launch #NASAtweetup for #STS133

NASA announced last week that they will be hosting another launch tweetup, this time for the launch of Discovery (STS-133) on November 1. The tweetup will be a two-day event on October 31 and November 1 culminating with the afternoon launch of Discovery. Here are some reasons why you should sign up: It’s the last …

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Jun 19

How NASA Helps Teachers

I am a huge NASA fan. I have been for as long as I can remember. Perhaps it’s a byproduct of growing up in Florida, or the fact that my first visit to Kennedy Space Center was when I was 20 months old. Regardless of why, I am a huge NASA fan. NASA Tweetups Even …

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