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Recent Blog Posts

How to Incorporate STEM Thinking into Your Craft and Art Lessons

 Classroom learning is subject-specific, even though organic learning in the real world is cross-curricular, experiential, and contextual. A thematic approach toward teaching subjects in a cross-curricular fashion can reinforce conceptual understandings by exposing students to the same information in different ways. Art, for instance, is a fantastic way to visualize and communicate scientific models, mathematical relationships, and historical events.

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Tips for Adding Rigor to Your Elementary Classroom STEM Lessons

A common issue we find in classrooms is the use of STEM-related activities (such as worksheets, learning to code, makerspace builds, video creation, writing blogs, doing crafts, etc.) that are passed off as rigorous STEM projects. The learning of a technology or a skill as an outcome (like video creation, blogs, etc.) needs to be distinguished from how this technology

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Building the plane as we fly

We need your help in making STEAM Café a help group and resource that is useful to you. As a learning community, we all learn by sharing and listening to each other’s experiences, ideas, and advice.

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