Category: STEM

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

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10 FREE APPS FOR DISTANT LEARNING

Are you looking for activities to share with your students? Here are 10 of my favorite FREE apps and how I use them.  BOX ISLAND This is a basic coding app. Students move arrows to program a box through different paths. 20 levels are offered for free. Perfect for as

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Our Fun Packed field trip to amazon

Every week at school I try to do anything but the norm. I try to channel my inner Ms. Frizzle and expose my students to as many new and exciting learning experiences as I can.   Last week, I organized a field trip to AMAZON with my fourth graders. In October, I visited the local

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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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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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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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Simple Spring STEM Challenges

Spring is in the air! Incorporating STEAM into your classroom does not need to be difficult, typing in the components of STEAM can be easy to do. Do you do centers during math time? Try incorporating a STEM station! My first graders worked with shapes to create spring designs. They

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Read Across America Inspired STEM Activities

Do you celebrate Read Across America Week in your school? It is easy to integrate literacy with STEM challenges! Pick one of your favorite read aloud books and think about what theme is portrayed throughout the book. Is there a component that can be pulled out for students to work

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Building With Math- Building Brick Activities

Looking to incorporate new ideas into your math period? Hands-on math makes learning fun! No student wants to complete plain worksheets all period long to practice drills!! In my class, I incorporate building bricks / Legos into my math lessons, so students can practice their math skills while building. Click

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