Punching Above My Weight

It's Sunday morning and I wake up thinking about computer monitors. Specifically, where can I get more for cheap, and where will I store them and how will I get them, smoothy and safely, into our multipurpose meeting room at the library every other week. And this gets me thinking about extension cords and how … Continue reading Punching Above My Weight

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True Confessions: I’m doing this to set an example

I know a lot of little girls. Way more little girls than little boys. I am the mother of two daughters, the aunt to two nieces, and as my circle of friends started having all girl babies, we wondered if there was something in the water. I love seeing them grow and change. I love … Continue reading True Confessions: I’m doing this to set an example

Robot Test Kitchen Worked for Me: A successful Finch Experience

A week ago, I held a large station-style robotics program called "Robot Invasion," and I introduced several robots and electronics kits including Cubelets, Sphero, LittleBits, Snap Circuits, Snap Circuit Rover, and the Finch. I introduced the Finch to the group as one of the more challenging things there, and said it might be best for someone with a bit … Continue reading Robot Test Kitchen Worked for Me: A successful Finch Experience