computer science education week

Awesome Computer Science Week Activities

Looking to Celebrate computer science in your classroom? Computer science week takes place from December 9 to 13 all around the world! You may have heard of the Hour of Code, this is a huge initiative with Code.Org. Students should have the opportunity to learn about technology, create their own

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Halloween STEM

Including STEM in your classroom doesn’t have to be spooky! There are many easy ways to incorporate hands on activities and promote thinking skills. Teaching 200 kindergartners per week, plus another 150 students in grades 1-4 makes it difficult to do complex activities with a lot of materials. I found

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FREE STUFF FOR YOUR CLASSROOM WITH DONORS CHOOSE

Do you want free items for your classroom? Wishing you had new furniture, technology or supplies? Have you created a page on Donors Choose?? If you haven’t, you need to sign up now! Donors Choose is an incredible website that allows you to shop for items in your classroom and

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Head back to school with a sale

Looking for new classroom items? Want to include more STEAM in your classroom? Today is the day for you to SAVE on any resource in my store! You can get 20% off, plus an additional 5% using the code BTS19, when you check out. Here are some of my favorite bundles: Shop

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Sphero Specdrums for the classroom

Are you looking for new and engaging tools for the classroom? Look no further than Sphero’s Specdrums. Specdrum rings work wirelessly with a light sensor to read colors. Once connected with the app on a device, the pressing down with the ring will cause various sounds to play. With these

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Amazon Prime Day Finds

Amazon PRIME DAY Makerspace Finds

Hoping to start your makerspace on a budget? On July 15 Amazon begins PRIME DAY, two days full of savings and deals!! It starts on July 15 at 12:00 am and will run until July 16 at 11:59 pm Here are some amazing resources you can use in your classroom

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Starting your makerspace

Are you new to STEM or want to start a makerspace in your classroom??? A lot of teachers have reached out with questions on what to buy. I wanted to create a list of my students’ favorite items! These are suggestions of how I use them in my classroom, however,

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Favorites STEM Items from ISTE 2019

This year the International Society for Technology Education Convention was in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I was able to attend two days of the convention, since our last day of school fell right in the middle. I was blown away by all of the new technology resources and tools available and headed

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STOP MOTION Tips

Looking to try stop motion in your classroom? Check out my video to help you get started. Stop Motion is a great technique to creating animated movies and used often in Hollywood. Movies such as, The Nightmare Before Christmas or Chicken Run, were created with it. So many themes can

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Custom Fonts on Google Drive

Since I was in middle school, I have always been OBSESSED with fonts!! I remember begging my teachers to be allowed to use something other than Times New Roman for my essays. (I was not that convincing) Throughout high school and college, I downloaded so many fun fonts on my

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