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Scientific Method Alternative

Your Alternative to the Scientific Method: The Science Metamap

I confess, I taught the scientific method when I was a high school science teacher even though I knew from my years of working in research labs that it was not how authentic science worked. In the real world, the design of experiments and the pursuit of answering or finding a solution to a scientific problem is never a clean

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Elementary STEM Funding

How to Fund Elementary STEM with Donors Choose

In this day and age, we know that many schools are underfunded for the STEM that you want to teach, this can be especially true for elementary STEM. Fortunately, DonorsChoose can help fund your elementary STEM activities. If you would like a project funded through DonorsChoose, our DonorsChoose Ambassador, Jen Moless can help you. Take a look at the video

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Elementary STEM Classroom Management

Classroom Management Tips for Elementary STEM Lessons and Labs

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″ _i=”0″ _address=”0″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” _i=”0″ _address=”0.0″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” _i=”0″ _address=”0.0.0″ custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.29.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” hover_enabled=”0″ _i=”0″ _address=”″] An inquiry-based classroom is loud, especially during elementary STEM lessons. Students are having their own independent conversations, they’re out of their seats, and doing different activities. Upon first glance, these classrooms appear chaotic,

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