Going from Hands-on Learning to Virtual in a STEM Lab

Tinashe Blanchet, founder of The Learning Laboratory New Orleans, joins the Open Book Webcast to share how she pivoted her hands-on learning STEM camp to be fully virtual.

As an educational consultant helping schools innovate curriculum and integrate technology, Tinashe emphasizes the social-emotional support role educators play in the lives of their students. In the full episode below, she shares how the COVID-19 pandemic can be an opportunity to transform education for the better.


Liz Bowie

Liz Bowie

Marketing Content Manager at Demco, Inc.
Liz is the Marketing Content Manager for Demco. Her background includes editorial management and product development of innovative and time-saving tools for schools and libraries, with an emphasis on Common Core, literacy and math. The products she and her team have developed, including classroom games, learning centers and professional development resources, have garnered 46 industry awards for excellence in education. Liz is passionate about promoting literacy through her work and the work of others. If you are interested in sharing your ideas and programming tips on Demco’s Ideas and Inspiration blog or have ideas for topics you’d like to see covered, contact Liz at lizb@demco.com