STEM + ART go Hand in Hand

The focus on STEM cirriculum (science, technology, engineering and math) is big. Schools are targeting lessons around it. STEM summer camps sell out. Companies promote it. Amazon has a STEM dedicated toy shop. I get it. We live in an "Internet of things" world, and it's critical for students to get training in The Big … Continue reading STEM + ART go Hand in Hand

Brand Ambassadors

When Facebook and Twitter first arrived, there was a lot of talk about creating two accounts: one for professional use and one for personal use. People didn’t want to mix up the two audiences. I never thought having two accounts was a good idea, unless you were a public figure. Being just a “regular joe” … Continue reading Brand Ambassadors

Superbowl 2015: #HelloFuture, #BestBuds, #RealStrength, #RunLikeAGirl…#win

Either I’m getting older and harder to impress, or the Super Bowl commercials just aren’t what they used to be. Maybe we all have such high expectations of being entertained that nothing less than spectacular will do. At any rate, I do look forward to watching the Super Bowl, mainly for the commercials (and food). … Continue reading Superbowl 2015: #HelloFuture, #BestBuds, #RealStrength, #RunLikeAGirl…#win

#Hashtags Done Right

Hashtags have become a Twitter staple. They are used in everyday language. My middle schooler's school newspaper's name includes a hashtag. Jimmy Fallon had a hashtag conversation with Justin Timberlake. They are used on television and in news stories....and as a baby name. They are so popular that tweets with hashtags get twice as much … Continue reading #Hashtags Done Right