Publications

PUBLICATIONS, CURRICULUM, & REPORTS

Thoreau, M. (2018, December 27). Workforce Health Advanced by STEM Programming, Body and Mind Workout Challenges. OSUE Community Development Blog. Retrieve from: https://u.osu.edu/extensioncd/2018/12/27/workforce-health-advanced-by-stem-programming-body-and-mind-workout-challenges-4-h-physbot-fitness-and-international-strategic-board-games/.

Thoreau, M. (2018). PhysBot Fitness and Strategic Board Game Challenges. Elementary STEM Club Blog. Retrieve from: https://u.osu.edu/tvstemclub/2018/12/13/physbot-fitness-and-strategic-board-game-challenges/.

Thoreau, M. (2018, June 28). “Applied” Program Development: upgrading programs and outreach through more hands-on technology and 21st century skillsets. OSU Extension Community Development Blog. Retrieved from: http://u.osu.edu/extensioncd/2018/06/28/applied-program-development-upgrading-programs-and-outreach-through-more-hands-on-technology-and-21st-century-skillsets/

Thoreau, M. (2018, June 12). Train-the-trainer, Hands-on Coding Workshop: Sphero (coding curriculum). National Association of Extension Professionals National Conference. Retrieve from: https://drive.google.com/file/d/157BSN1iZkn2fpGAosYw8YnoDT2ZGfssJ/view.

Thoreau, M. (2018, October 1). Developing the 21st Century Skillset through Learning and Building Electric Circuits. OSU Extension Teays Valley Elementary STEM Club Blog. Retrieved from: https://u.osu.edu/tvstemclub/2018/10/01/developing-the-21st-century-skillset-through-learning-and-building-electric-circuits/

Thoreau, M. (2018, October 29). Halloween STEM Challenges: chemistry of color, vision, and slime. OSU Extension Teays Valley Elementary STEM Club Blog. Retrieved from: https://u.osu.edu/tvstemclub/2018/10/29/halloween-stem-challenges-chemistry-of-color-vision-and-slime/

Thoreau, M. (2017, December 14). Smart Cities, Healthy People: Community Development that Builds Social Capital. OSU Extension Community Development Blog. Retrieved from: http://u.osu.edu/extensioncd/2017/12/14/smart-cities-healthy-people-community-development-that-builds-social-capital/

Thoreau, M. (2017, July 31). Code Literacy: Increasing K-12 Coding Education in Ohio. Ohio Line Ohio State University Extension. CDFS-1574. Retrieved from: https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1574 (peer reviewed)

Thoreau, M. (2017, March 8). Parenthood: every childhood needs a little coding, MindStretched Blog, Ohio State University Extension, Pickaway County Community Development. Retrieve from: https://u.osu.edu/mindstretched/2017/03/08/stem-parenthood-every-childhood-needs-a-little-coding/

Thoreau, M. (2017, April 10). Learning Infographic Design, MindStretched Blog, Ohio State University Extension, Pickaway County Community Development. Retrieve from: https://u.osu.edu/mindstretched/2017/04/10/learning-infographic-design/

Thoreau, M. (2017, April 8). 2017 Science Olympiad State Tournament, MindStretched Blog, Ohio State University Extension, Pickaway County Community Development. Retrieve from: https://u.osu.edu/mindstretched/2017/04/08/2017-science-olympiad-state-tournament/

Thoreau, M. (2017, January 17). Art Exhibit Inspires Tech Innovation in Art Curriculums, MindStretched Blog, Ohio State University Extension, Pickaway County Community Development. Retrieve from: https://u.osu.edu/mindstretched/2017/01/17/art-exhibit-inspires-tech-innovation-in-art-curriculums/

Thoreau, M. (2017, January 12). Collaborative ‘Work Zones’ transcend traditional office space. OSU Extension Community Development Blog. Retrieved from: http://u.osu.edu/extensioncd/2017/01/12/collaborative-work-zones-transcend-traditional-office-space/

Thoreau, M. (February 2015). South Dakota’s County Site Analysis Program. Dakota Rural Action: Legislative Blog, Brookings, SD.

Thoreau, M. (February 2015). Pushing the cost-benefit envelope? The Rarity of Cost-benefit Analysis Studies in South Dakota. Dakota Rural Action: Legislative Blog, Brookings, SD.

Thoreau, M. (February 2015). Roles in State Budget. Dakota Rural Action Legislative Blog, Brookings, SD.

Thoreau, M. (January 2015). Tribal Legislative Consideration: the ‘Vanishing Americans’ Comeback. Dakota Rural Action: Legislative Blog, Brookings, SD.

Thoreau, M. (January 2015). Legislative Leadership. Dakota Rural Action: Legislative Blog, Brookings, SD.

Thoreau, M.( January 2015). Supermajorities, State of the State, and What Goes Unsaid. Dakota Rural Action: Legislative Blog, Brookings, SD.

Thoreau, M. Dlugos, A, Hautaniemi, D., Kambo, R., Olthof, R., Shaw, S., and Thigpen, J. November 2011. Municipal Guide: for energy impacted communities. Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board, Corning, NY. Retrieve from: http://www.stcplanning.org/usr/Program_Areas/Energy/Naturalgas_Resources/Final_…

Thoreau, M. Thigpen, J. (2011). Steuben County Water Quality Coordinating Committee Annual Report. Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board, Corning, NY.

Thoreau, M. Thigpen, J. (2010). Steuben County Water Quality Coordinating Committee Annual Report. Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board, Corning, NY.

Thoreau, M. Collins, R., Fiorentino, D., Gunderman, R., and Trimber, J. (October 2011). 2010 Annual Report for Chemung County Water Quality Strategy Committee, Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board, Corning, NY.

Thoreau, M. (March 2012). “STC Regional Watersheds Map,” Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board, Corning, NY.

Thoreau, M. (August 2011). “Well Permits Types in Schuyler County Regulated by NYSDEC Map,” Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board, Corning, NY.

VISUAL MEDIA PUBLICATIONS

Thoreau, M. (Producer/Director). (2018). PhysBot & Fitness Challenges, STEM Club Highlights [iMovie]. Circleville, OH. Retrieve from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27l-qbGsmZQ&feature=youtu.be.

Thoreau, M. (Producer/Director). (2018). STEM Club Highlight: International Strategic Board Game Challenges Highlights [iMovie]. Circleville, OH. Retrieve from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URaDogaQc9E&feature=youtu.be.

Thoreau, M. (Producer/Director). (2018). Persistence of Vision, Teays Valley STEM Club Program Highlight [Cinamatic]. Circleville, OH. Retrieve from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b3k1ajuVDM&feature=youtu.be.

Thoreau, M. (Producer/Director). (2018). Chromatography Detectives, Teays Valley STEM Club Program Highlight [Cinamatic]. Circleville, OH. Retrieve from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gQEB8-Nim0&feature=youtu.be.

Thoreau, M. (Producer/Director). (2018). Pickaway WORKS Life Skills & Career Development Program Overview [iMovie]. Circleville, OH. Retrieve from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQpHPdBlp_w&feature=youtu.be.

Thoreau, M. (Producer/Director). (2018). OSU Extension: 21st Century Workforce & Coding Programming [iMovie]. Circleville, OH. Retrieve from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3DWH1QfZ0c&feature=youtu.be.

PRESS FEATURES

Ohio Department of Education. (2019, January 11). State and Local Education News: Drone-racing club takes off as fun way to learn STEM skills in Columbus Dispatch. Retrieve from: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/OHED/bulletins/22799bcOhio

Zachariah, H. (2019, January 11). Drone-racing club takes off as fun way to learn STEM skills. Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved from: https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190111/drone-racing-club-takes-off-as-fun-way-to-learn-stem-skills

Thoreau, M. (2017, August 25). STEM in Action. Circleville Herald. Retrieved from: https://www.circlevilleherald.com/comment/stem-in-action/article_fe797fde-546a-5f3d-85e1-49e5cab32ae2.html