Announcements

2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

posted Feb 9, 2014, 9:40 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Feb 9, 2014, 9:41 AM ]

        Take a Look at the latest events and medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi..

               Click on the Picture to head over to the Official Olympics Site

http://www.olympic.org/sochi-2014-winter-olympics

Coolest Quadrocopter Video !

posted Feb 6, 2014, 6:38 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Feb 9, 2014, 9:33 AM ]

Coolest Quadcopter video !!                Wow... These are the Future   

It gets CRAZY at 12:00 min...... and Ridiculous at 14:00 Min WATCH




Khan Academy

posted Jan 9, 2014, 6:47 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Jan 30, 2014, 12:25 PM ]

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.


Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge. more info on Kahn Academy
                                    Students Click here.. to sign up 

New Stem app

posted Dec 13, 2013, 10:53 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Dec 19, 2013, 12:05 PM ]

Check out the new stem app. Test app. (Not a real app yet)

Just showing students how to preview and market test an app.


Screen Cast-O-Matic : Screen Recorder

posted Oct 21, 2013, 7:13 AM by Brian Cook

Here is a Tutorial on one of the Recommended Screen capture Apps that will record your Screen for:

Tutorials 
Evidence of learning videos (via Webcam)
Cool You tube videos for your Site


First one is : Screen Cast-O-Matic






Screen Cast-O-Matic Tutorial




KNEX - a Day GiveAway

posted Oct 11, 2013, 6:42 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Oct 17, 2013, 8:15 AM ]


National Video Game Challenge - Game Star Mechanic

posted Oct 8, 2013, 6:16 AM by Brian Cook

The Challenge

The 2013 Challenge is open to submissions! Middle and high school youth are encouraged to submit their original game designs for the opportunity to earn recognition and prizes for themselves, as well as monetary prizes for their schools. Check out below for more information on the prize categories, eligibility and streams for 2013. Then, head over to the Students section to learn about the many tools you can use to make your game and start designing! Have questions about game design? Our new community forum will soon be open for aspiring young designers to get feedback, advice and encouragement from top game design professionals.



Students:

Please use this link to register for FREE..

http://gamestarmechanic.com/join/TenaflySTEM/free


We will be using Game Star Mechanic to begin our Challenge - 
Click here for a Video


Gamestar Mechanic - Demo







- See more at: http://stemchallenge.org/about/the-challenge/#sthash.I5dXYmEB.dpuf


Parents & Teachers:

Click here for the link to the Parent's Guide


What is the Video Game Challenge ?

National Video Game Challenge : STEM


How is making and playing games Educational ?

Gamestar Mechanic - Overview


Student E-Portfolios

posted Oct 7, 2013, 6:01 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Oct 7, 2013, 6:58 AM ]


What is an E-Portfolio ?


What is it made of ?

What does it look like ?

Government Shutdown ! aaagghh

posted Oct 1, 2013, 10:52 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Oct 8, 2013, 10:15 AM ]

Really....

No Way...!

Take a look at whats closed... List of closures Via CNN Click Here for the list

Project due Friday.... for periods 6-7AB, 10AB, and 11AB

Rubric is here...  Click for Rubric

You need to research the following topics that correspond to you table number and be prepared to speak in front of the class and inform us...

Table 1 - Jobs, who is out of a job... Pro's and Con's
Table 2 - What else besides jobs is affected (Parks, Buildings, Organizations)
Table 3 - Taxes, What are they and how does it affect the Shutdown
Table 4 - Obama Care, what is it and what are the choices


Simple Machines Poster project

posted Oct 1, 2013, 9:04 AM by Brian Cook   [ updated Oct 1, 2013, 10:15 AM ]

Hello STEM Students, 

Here is a link to the Shared Google doc that has the requirements for your Simple Machine Posters

Simple Machines Poster Google Doc: Example below of a good poster

Please Email me with Questions at bcook@tenafly.k12.nj.us

Thank you,

Mr. Cook


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