May 2018

Why Did I Create Project Pals

By Miriam Bogler      October 24,2013

The Project Pals Application

As an advocate of project-based learning,my students were always busy working on projects. While observing them work,it always occurred to me,that there was a fundamental flaw in the way they were approaching problems. Instead of engaging in an [...]

Motivated to Succeed by Learning Robotics

By Miriam Bogler      November 24,2009

The Robotics Show

Eddie carefully placed his robot at the starting point of the wooden maze which was located on the floor of the school’s auditorium. Parents and visitors joined the crowd that was patiently waiting for the Napa Street Elementary robotics show. Prior to this [...]

Using Web 2.0 Technology in Elementary School

By Miriam Bogler      November 15,2009

About a year ago,I started working with Balboa Gifted/High Ability Magnet Elementary School. The school hired me because they were looking for a person who will help them pursue new avenues in technology. The state of California was already experiencing one of its biggest financial crises,[...]