October 13, 2017

Lets face it, our educational system is out of date and is in bad need for a facelift.  When our current system was created, kids were living during the Industrial Revolution.  It was a different world.  It was a different child! Because we were more interested in deve...

March 10, 2017

Design Thinking, 3D Printing, and Union City STEM Summer Camp

Marcos Navas

Union City School District, NJ

As we approach the Spring months in NJ, students and teachers are already dreaming of summer months at the Jersey shore and beyond full of smiles, drinks and barbecue...

December 14, 2016

Being selected as a TED Innovative Educator is a very humbling experience.  At the same time, it is also a very inspiring and a huge confident booster that, we as educators, work with an amazing group of kids that truly are limitless.   The #TEDEdweekend was a rollerco...

November 27, 2016

From the Maker Depot's MakerStage to Promedia's New Digital Classrooms, this years Digital Boulevard at NJEA Teacher's Convention was packed with the latest and greatest in the classroom.  Playing a bigger role in this years convention, Digital Boulevard housed and dem...

November 27, 2016

Urban Farming: The education version

Union City is an urban metropolis located in northern NJ and right across the river from the biggest urban area, NYC.  It is a predominantly latino area with most of the student population coming from low socio-economic backgrounds....

November 27, 2016

On October 2, 2016, Makerfaire opened its gates providing a large crowd entrance to “the greatest show on earth.”  People rushed the grounds with hopes to beat some of the long lines, such as the “build your own Drone” tent.  Vendors begin their talks and demos as crow...

September 26, 2016

I cannot help but get excited around Maker Faire. How could I not? It was at the Maker Faire three years ago thatmy professional career changed forever. Shortly before that Maker Faire, I spoke with my neighbor, a 3D printing guru, and learned about the 3D printing pro...

September 6, 2016

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