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As an elementary teacher, you might be intimidated by incorporating engineering into your classroom. Engineering feels so exotic, different, and overwhelming. But, if you know how to recognize when people are trying to solve a problem, then you are ready to start a conversation about engineering. I think that high-quality children’s literature provides great opportunities to spot engineering in action.
We wanted to share our most popular blogs of 2019 with you. We hope these resources will help you start 2020 strong! These posts offer a variety of free downloads, STEAM/STEM activities, and tips. If you would like to see more of this kind of content from us, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter, each week we share our
Elementary STEM Activities Last week, we ran a free webinar on “Teaching Snowflake STEM in K-5.” We took the concept of a snowflake lesson and we made it more hands-on, inquiry-based and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Snowflakes are an activity you can teach throughout the winter months, whether or not it snows in your area. You can
Although STEM Challenges aren’t magic, they’re the closest thing to it that I’ve ever experienced in my teaching career! There are so many benefits
This powerpoint is from one of Yen’s workshops at ISTS this year. You can use it to create your own myth-busting labs in your classroom
A few years ago, I was asked by another teacher to observe their classroom to provide some insight for a student with attention issues. At
When I was in high school, my biology teacher, Mr. Johnson, had us sit outside in the middle of a meadow by a creek that
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