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Elementary Engineering

Introducing Engineering Practices to Your Classroom

 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 – developing critical thinking, problem-solving, growth mindset and more. But like so many things in teaching, the magic is in how you deliver the activity to your students. One approach

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STEM Nature Walk

STEM Makeover: Nature Walk – Turn Your Nature Walk Into an Authentic STEM Lesson

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 ran by our classroom. He made us listen in silence, observe with our senses, and challenged us to expand our consciousness. I still remember the overcast day, the sounds of

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