A maker mindset is also a growth mindset. In both, it’s not a matter of what you know, but having a willingness to explore new things, take risks, and view mistakes as learning experiences. Not knowing how or why something works is the perfect reason to jump in and figure it out! The exciting thing… Read more »
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books!
I cannot wait to head to sunny LA for this amazing event! My appearance just happens to be on Earth Day, and also the same day as the March for Science – so you can be certain we’ll be celebrating the ways that science helps us protect our planet! My “Smartypants Science Celebration” is appropriate… Read more »
Science for Babies?
Why it’s important for parents and educators to encourage babies’ natural curiosity, right from the start Among the many hot topics in education today, “STEM” seems to be leading the pack. Incorporating more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) into school curriculum has been recognized as a priority, and that’s great. But many professionals believe… Read more »