Category: Children’s Book

Presenting on the STEAM Stage during Orange County Children’s Book Festival Oct. 6, 2019 at 10:45 AM & 2:05 PM

STEM for 4 year olds

On April 20, 2019 at 11 AM at Playa Vista Library, I spoke with a group of children and their parents. The goals of my presentation were two-fold including: providing an engaging and edifying experience for the children; and giving the parents an opportunity…

OC Children’s Book Festival September 30, 9:30-4:00 PM Orange Coast College

LA Times Festival of Books

Flier for Upcoming Event Redondo Beach Library Feb. 24, 2018


Kindergarten Lessons Ain’t what they use to be. Part III of my blog series about the STEM 5-E Lesson Plan.

The first 3 phases of the 5-E Lesson Plan (Engage, Explore, and Explain) prepare the students for phase 4 – Elaborate. In this stage of the 5 E’s students will expand their conceptual understanding of the content of the lesson. They should develop a…

Kindergarten Lessons Ain’t What They Use to Be. Part II of My Blog Series about the STEM 5-E Lesson Plan.

Howard Gardener’s definition of intelligence uses 3 primary and overarching categories: ability to create an effective product or service that is valued in a culture set of skills that make it possible for a person to solve problems in life the potential for finding…