Sleighbells ring, snow is falling, and letters are being sent to Santa full of wishes. The excitement of the Christmas season has arrived. The excitement isn’t limited to the home either. We, teachers, know all too well the fun and chaos that is the last week or two before schools
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The leaves have fallen and there is a crisp chill in the air. Winter is upon us! While winter can be a magical time of year, unfortunately, it can also mean a lot of time spent cooped up indoors for kids. That means we will be encountering a lot more
Coding in the classroom is such a popular thing for teachers to be doing right now, but what do you do if your access to tech is limited or non-existent? This unfortunately is a reality for many teachers and students. I know how important it is to expose our students
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means tons of fun learning opportunities in the classroom. Holiday time can be super busy and chaotic which means sticking to a routine in the classroom is more important than ever. We all know students can start to get restless before a big holiday
The fall season is the perfect time to incorporate pumpkins into your curriculum. But, you may be wondering how to incorporate them into your STEM challenges. It’s easy to modify building challenges to include pumpkins so your students can celebrate the fall season with fun and engaging pumpkin STEM challenges.
Keeping students engaged near a holiday can feel almost impossible. Instead of fighting against their excitement, use it to your advantage in the classroom! These digital Halloween activities are perfect for the days leading up to Halloween. And . . . since they are digital there is no mess and
Can you believe Halloween is right around the corner? It feels like only yesterday we were working on back to school activities in my classroom. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year with hands on crafts and fall-themed projects on display around the school. If you are
If you have been around the Miss Tech Queen site and YouTube channel then you know I love teaching my students about coding. And . . . one of my favorite coding tools is Ozobots! These small, robotic spheres are a great tool for teaching coding in the classroom. Today
Celebrating holidays in the classroom is always fun, but add in a cute little Ozobot and some easy coding and you have a recipe for fun and exciting holiday projects your kids will be thrilled to complete. Whether you are a classroom teacher, tech teacher, or STEM teacher like me,
Empowering students by giving them more voice and choice in the classroom doesn’t have to mean all-out chaos for the teacher. On the contrary, giving students dedicated time throughout the week to work on something they are passionate about encourages creativity and critical thinking. This is where genius hour comes
Organization is the key to every successful classroom, but what do you do when you need to organize a digital classroom? Whether you have students learning virtually or in person, having a digital classroom is an awesome way to keep your students engaged and excited about their learning. Keeping all
Are you a teacher who wants to include more coding in your classroom? Whether you teach a homeroom, a computer class, or in a STEM or maker space setting, you can incorporate coding into your lessons. The biggest struggle teachers face when trying to incorporate coding is the lack of