Profile Michelle Fontenot State: Texas City: Houston Zip Code: 77024 Are you currently teaching? : No If you're not currently teaching, what are you focused on?: Personalized Professional Learning United States Last activity: on 12/12/2016 Joined: on 26/09/2016 michellesbisd Recent contributions (5) Contribution list Robots Can Build Better Wheelchairs Student-led robotics competitions could yield the technology to build faster, more agile wheelchairs. 0 2 Michelle Fontenot Updated on 08:42, Nov 18, 2016 Apollo 13 Maker Space Provide students with a tinkering challenge similar to the scene in Apollo 13 - make this connect with that using only these things. 2 4 Michelle Fontenot Updated on 08:38, Nov 18, 2016 Students Create Comic Books to Teach Science Students could both demonstrate understanding of scientific concepts and help others learn by creating science comics. 0 1 Michelle Fontenot 17:22, Nov 01, 2016 Building the Future Students determine what questions might need to be answered to create an impossible gadget, then crowdsource the answers. 0 1 Michelle Fontenot 16:28, Nov 01, 2016 STEM Interpreted as Play Fosters Creativity STEM that incorporates play bridges the gap between the way young children learn about the world and the way engineers and artists design. 7 2 Michelle Fontenot Updated on 13:09, Oct 11, 2016 Recent comments (3) View all link Michelle commented on Literature and Stem Connections 09:08, Dec 01, 2016 I love that you asked students to share what they were curious about! They are so open & curious at that age, and we rarely have the opportunity to direct that energy into a truly productive endeavor. link Michelle commented on Authentic STEM Bins 09:02, Dec 01, 2016 I love that a student presented your idea in the pitch video! It was clear that he understood and was excited about the new plan! link Michelle commented on STEM Bins for Early Finishers 08:51, Dec 01, 2016 I love how you reversed the student & teacher roles in your pitch video! And the "teacher" made some excellent points. Can't wait to see what might come next!