Category: STEM

Science – Technology – Engineering – Math.
Here are my favorite ways to incorporate STEM into your classroom!

Summer STEM Activities for K-5

Fill this summer with STEM activities! After a long school year, activate students’ creativity and imagination. Don’t hear “This is boring!” over and over again. Instead, try some easy to set up hands-on STEM activities. It doesn’t have to be complicated, and you can use items you already have laying

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Spring STEM Activities for Kids

Spring has Sprung I don’t know about you, but spring has to be my favorite time of year! I love the warmer weather, all the new life, and the promise of summer. As a teacher spring can be joyful but also stressful! Students start to get a little squirrely this

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St. Patrick’s Day Activities for K-4

It is almost St. Patrick’s Day which means it’s time to break out some super fun St. Patrick’s Day Activities! I don’t know what it is about this fun, green little holiday, but I love it! Spring is in the air and the school year is starting to draw to

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100TH DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR K-4

Happy 100th day of school!  You made it! Not sure what to do to celebrate, or looking to spice things up in your classroom? Well, here are my favorite 100th day of school activities for K-4. I like to use digital activities, so it is easy in any situation, especially

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Bring Fun to your Classroom WITH Digital Holiday Activities

With the holidays approaching, it is important to not only focus on educational standards, but create a sense of community in the classroom. Our students need a break and some fun, interactive activities, especially this year.  Even though this school year looks different than expected, and is changing every week,

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Amazon Prime Deals 2020

Want to add some new goodies to your makerspace? On October 13th Amazon begins PRIME DAY, two days full of savings and deals!! Here are some amazing resources you can use in your classroom that will be on sale! SHOP SMART You can begin browsing some deals now! Set notifications by

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7 Creative Ways to Incorporate STEM Learning at Home

COMPLETE STEM CHOICE BOARDS Create a STEM choice board for your students. You can add different types of activities that will keep students engaged and thinking. Students can complete activities online or at home, then record them on Google Slides. Incorporate other websites, science experiments and more! The choices will

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Google Sites for teachers

Are you looking to create your own classroom website? Google Site is an amazing, FREE platform where you can easily create a website viewable to anyone online. This is a great way for teachers to make a fun website. My school currently has their own website platform, but Google Sites

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THE BEST STEM READ ALOUDS

Here are some of my favorites STEM books for kids that you can add to your collection today!  Before starting a STEM or building challenge, I always read a book with my class. I love connecting literacy, sitting together on the carpet, and engaging my students in discussions. There are

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Socially Distanced STEM

STEM is about problem solving, and that is something we ALL need to do right now. Who would have thought we would be teaching from our homes? The 2020-21 school year really feels like Elsa going into the unknown.  We do not know what to expect, what can change overnight,

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How to ROCK STEM on a Cart

They see me rollin…… This may give you a chuckle, but when you find you must teach on a cart, there is nothing funny about that! Not to worry, STEM on a cart is still possible!!! For a year and a half, I taught STEM from a cart to 200

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THE SECRET TO MANAGING STEM TEAMS

STEM is all about teamwork, however, students sometimes have difficulties working together. The ideal situation is for every student to participate, share their ideas, and complete a task. Instead, I would often find students arguing, sitting and doing nothing, angry or sad at their teammates. I knew something had to

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