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It’s Official! I’m STEAM Not STEM.

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | July 13, 2016

It’s official!  After performing more than 150 assemblies in elementary schools across the country, Team Schmitty The Weather Dog has been informed by teachers and principals everywhere that our Schmitty The Weather Dog Weather/Science Assembly is not just a STEM Enrichment Program. Oh really? Yup. Because we use literacy and music to inspire and excite kids to study science and […]

Carolyn Hayes, top dog & NSTA President; joins us for some NSTA fun!

Pawsome Networking At NSTA In Philly

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | December 14, 2015

Networking. It’s a word humans use a lot. But I found out the true meaning of the word at the regional meeting of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) in Philadelphia.  Here’s what happened: As you know, Meteorologist Ron and moi are the weather team for NSTA.  At their regional meeting in Philly. we were […]

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Staying & Playing At The Loews Philadelphia Hotel During The NSTA Conference. Bow Wow!

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | November 23, 2015

Meteorologist Ron and I are the official weather team for the distinguished National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). We were just at the NSTA regional conference in Philadelphia and got to meet so many smart humans aka science teachers while we were there. Hmmmmm – I wonder if they noticed the nice weather I brought to […]

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The NYC Marathon, The World Series & Halloween – Just Another Weekend In NYC!

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | November 01, 2015

This weekend humans from all over the world are in the Big Apple to run 26.2 miles in the NYC Marathon, to play dress up on Halloween, and to cheer on the New York Mets in the World Series! Never a dull moment in NYC! Here’s some pics from just another day in NYC: I […]

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus & Me At The RI International Film Festival!

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | August 12, 2015

OK, I’m a four pound dog. So what could I possibly have in common with the wonderful Ms Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Elaine? The Veep? One word. Education! OK, let me explain. This past Sunday, Meteorologist Ron, Author Elly and I went to the Metcalf Auditorium at the RISD Museum in Providence, RI for the screening of […]

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Rotella School Rocks/Barks!

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | July 30, 2015

After hearing about the fun STEM assemblies we did in schools in the Hartford area, the Rotella Interdistrict Magnet School in Waterbury, CT ordered Schmitty The Weather Dog: Daydream books for ALL their teachers! Bow Wow! That was the beginning of a semester long STWD school project with the grand finale being moi, Meteorologist Ron, […]

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A Four Paws Up For The Hilton Chicago!

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | May 05, 2015

As you may or may not know, I travel a lot visiting schools all over the country with my Schmitty The Weather Dog Weather Science Assembly.  When Meteorologist Ron and I were the official weather team for the big National Science Teachers Association Conference in Chicago, we stayed at the pet friendly Hilton Chicago.  Our […]

Pamela Greyer aka @TheNASALady & K-12 STEM consultant tweeted this pic and said "Coolest booth at the show!" #BowWow

The Official Weather Team for the National Science Teachers Association Conference? Bow Wow!

Written By: Schmitty The Weather Dog | April 23, 2015

  Last month, Meteorologist Ron Trotta and moi were the official weather team for the National Science Teachers Association Conference in Chicago. Quite an honor for a 4 pound pooch!  We met lots of science teachers, STEM specialists, and even top dog & Secretary of Education, Mr Arnie Duncan. My tail is wagging that I […]


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