On today’s episode of Learning Unboxed we are sharing the story of Calvin Mires and his journey in pursuing his passion: education. We talk about what’s possible, the amazing opportunities out there, and the importance of connection. Calvin shares his experiences in teaching educators and facilitating human growth in innovative and unexpected ways.
Calvin Mires, currently works as Research Associate III with Woods Hole. Though, that title doesn’t encompass everything Calvin has done, he has taught classes from global health issues to Middle Eastern cultures to Maritime Archeology, developed 5 field schools, trained nearly 70 citizen scientists, and continues to impact the world of STEM. Calvin is a firm believer of growth and learning from mistakes, all experiences are educational experiences.
PAST Innovation Lab as a petri dish for exploration
Transitioning from teaching to creating STEM programs
Where history meets STEM
How STEM camp experiences translate back into the classroom
Letting ideas grow before applying practicality
Earning trust with your students
Students using cell phones responsibly
Learn more: https://www.whoi.edu/
STEM Summer Camps: https://www.bridgew.edu/news-events/news/depths-knowledge
Field School: https://www.bridgew.edu/news-events/news/deep-dive-0