My Ink is Out, GREAT

Hey I know a lot of people who have had issues replacing ink cartridges so I have decided to make it a little easier. First thing you should do is know is what printer yo have, seeing as all printers work a little differently. The one I used is an Epson Stylus NX110. The next step is to find out what type of ink is compatible with your computer. This can be found on a sticker on the printer or in the instructions manual. If you don’t or can’t find it there then a simple google search should give you a good direction. the one used for my printer is 88 if bought on the Epson website and if brought at a store the # on the cartridge should be 69. Once you have all of this your ready to start.




new cartridge

If you have all that press play and here we go :


Hope this is helpful!!!

I would say that I didn’t like the concept of my tutorial and because I didn’t have all the materials I needed to complete the tutorial I feel like I faile to help anyone. I think that for what I had I did the best I could and I think that the video flowed pretty well. All and all I could have done alot better and with more time I could have been more perpared. Maybe I would have come up with a better how to to show.I did the best I could do with the materials and time I had.

A Closed Minded Teacher’s Open Mind

Me, wanting to be a Elementary school teacher, was inspired by the traditional structure of teaching. We are talking textbook readings, copying notes off the chalk board, multiple choice questions and tests on the context read in the textbook and taught in class. This approach is pretty standard but in some cases, such as science, this isn’t the most effective way to teach. I remembered plenty of times in school where we would occasionally do an actual experiment. Most of the time it was the same ones all the time, over and over again and they were structured in such a way that they were almost robotic, boring, not creative and for children at the ages of 6 to 10 this makes the point of the experiment ineffective due to the lose of the students attention and interest.

At first, I hated the idea of technology and computers in an Elementary school classroom. I felt this would take away from the standard skills that students need to learn for their academic career. However, in certain subjects I can see the benefit of hands on education. I had limited my feelings of technology to computers but through this research on STEM education, I have realized that certain subjects need a more hands on approach in order for a student to actually learn something.

In the blog called,Teachers Are Key to Building STEM Brand by.Ryan Lytle he expresses the idea that teacher need to embrase the idea of changing the way science, technology and music are taught. We, as teachers, are the root and foundation of this evolution in teaching. We must begin by opening our minds to new ideas. He says,

There is a universal fear among many teachers that STEM is a difficult set of topics to teach, she says, and starting conversations to alleviate these fears is vital to the future of STEM in the classroom.

To begin with this idea Mr. Lytle says we should talk to our peers about how to do this. Begin to work as a team. I feel that this video, with Physics and Chemistry teacher, Frank Noschese is a good beginning.


In the video the most important part to me is the beginning were he explains the “problem” he has with the way things are taught now. He describes the difference between the way scientists and students explore science. We see that the way students learn science isn’t very effective and it turns students off the idea of science. However, He then gives his own model for how he feels we can truly teach science in a way that is not only effective but fun, exciting and gets students motivated to learn more. This is what is the teachers most important goal in the end, don’t you think?