LeRoy Attles

LeRoy Attles, a 10 year veteran Science Teacher, is currently a Science Specialist in the Boston Public Schools. In addition, he Co-Directs a STEM Summer Camp in the Boston Area. Prior to teaching, Mr. Attles worked as a NASA Contractor for five years and a Software Quality Analyst before starting his teaching career. He holds a BS degree in Aerospace Science Engineering and a MS degree in Computer Information Systems.

Location

MA

Affiliation

Haynes Learning Center, Bethel STEM Camp

Recent Posts by LeRoy

Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:30 PM in STEM After School Program
I Co-Directed a STEM CAMP over the summer so here is are some ideas you may use to engage students in your club. 1) Have students do Science experiments 2) Invite local STEM professionals to visit and talk about their careers 3) See if local Museums have traveling exhibits with can visit your after-school program 4) See if local colleges can come a share their STEM related research 5) Get S...

Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:36 PM in Gardening at school with young children
Thank you for this resource. This is awesome! I have been tasked with leading a group to revive an  abandoned school garden. This resource is a great start! Thanks!

Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:16 PM in Classroom Library and Notebooks
I have used Foldables in Notebooks for elementary and middle school students. I really like them and the students like them as well. Foldables gives students another opportunity to use their hands to engage with science content. They are cutting, folding, gluing and making sense of the content. You can't go wrong with  them!!!!!





Recent Reviews by LeRoy


Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:50 PM
4 From STEM to STEAM
This article provides a creative way to use resources that can be used for a great STEM or STEAM activity. I would have like to see it incorporate the Engineering Design Process in the lesson. The Engineering Design process teaches kids the process of creating. It should always be considered when talking about STEM or STEAM.


Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:38 PM
5 Crowd Funding
This article offers strategies for funding school projects. It also gives funding sources to use. This article provide great information!


Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:26 PM
5 Formative Assessment Probes
This article provides a great strategy teachers can use to uncover as well as address students misconceptions about sciences. 5 star!






Recent Public Collections by LeRoy


Science Movies

1 Resources

Creating Science Media



Teacher's Toolkit: Rocking Out Science!
Type: Journal Article
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NSTA Publications

Journal Articles I am interested in reading



STEM Middle

STEM Resources for Middle School Teachers