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Keeping Students and Families STEM-spired | Heidi MacGregor

Keeping Students and Families STEM-spired – Heidi MacGregor

Wallace Ting | @TingWallace
November 29,  2020
EDx Talks


By clearly identifying goals and assets, Elementary STEM Integration Specialist Heidi MacGregor shares a framework by which she developed four STEAM-related activities for parents and students in light of the restrictions and challenges presented by the pandemic.

Link to Presentation:

  • 0:00 SchoolRubric Introduction
  • 0:32 “Change WILL Come Our Way”
  • 1:32 My Take on STEAM – A Kitchen Mixer Analogy
  • 2:59 Two Guiding Questions (Goals and Assets)
  • 3:35 Goals
  • 4:42 Assets
  • 5:37 Wakelet of Resources
  • 6:18 Virtual Family STEM Night
  • 7:12 STEAM Modules
  • 9:44 STEAM Bags 10:33
  • Pass the Peppers!
  • 11:29 Wrapping Up

Dr. Wallace Ting is originally from Dallas, Texas and began his career in education as a public school mathematics teacher in Texas and New York City (as part of the NYC Teaching Fellows program). He has also worked in international education for a total of 10 years as a Principal, Deputy Director, and Director in Guatemala, Colombia, and Nigeria. Currently, Dr. Ting resides in Orlando, Florida with his young son, Phillip and enjoys playing tennis, camping, and hiking.


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