Category: Tips for Teachers

Check out these tips, tricks, and resources to make your year as a STEM teacher newbie a success.

STEM Teacher 101: A Survival Guide for Newbies

Welcome to the exciting world of STEM teaching! As a new STEM teacher, you’re about to embark on a rewarding journey filled with discovery and innovation. Navigating the role of a “specials” teacher, where you’ll engage with multiple classes each day, presents unique challenges and opportunities. Let’s dive in and

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Shifting from STEM to STEAM in the classroom will be fun and easy with these easy to follow tips, tricks, and activities.

Shifting From STEM to STEAM in the Classroom

Our students have come a long way from memorizing facts and answering questions by filling in bubbles to show learning over the past few decades. In fact, in today’s classroom, learning from the process is just as, if not more important, than the outcome. So, when I started to think

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Here are some amazing tips and tricks to get you started with using Genius Hour in your classroom this year.

How to use Genius Hour in the Elementary Classroom

As elementary teachers, we are always trying to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment for our students. But with everything we have to fit in for core subject learning, how do we make sure we are giving our students the opportunity to be creative individuals? That’s where the magic

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Introducing kindergarten STEM ideas to your kiddos can be fun and easy with these exciting projects you can try in your classroom today!

10 Easy Kindergarten STEM Ideas for Your Classroom

Introducing kiddos as young as kindergarten to the concept of STEM can seem like a huge challenge for any teacher. But, with the right activities geared towards sparking curiosity, fostering critical thinking skills, and hands-on learning, you can easily incorporate kindergarten STEM into your lessons plans. I’m here to share

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Here are my favorite STEM robots resources you can use in your classroom this year to tech your students all about coding, sequencing, and more!

My Favorite STEM Robots for the Classroom

One of the things I love teaching in my STEM Classroom is coding and STEM robots. But boy can it be hard to know what you need to get started. It took me a few years of trying out different resources and activities to find what works best for my

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Coding doesn't have to include technology with these super fun and engaging unplugged coding ideas your students will love!

Unplugged Coding Ideas Your Students Will Love

STEM and STEAM learning have been a huge hit for kids over the past decade. But, sometimes teachers don’t feel like they have the resources available to dive into the technology aspect of STEM activities. Coding is a big part of my STEM curriculum and it’s something my kiddos look

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Encourage and motivate your students with these three easy to implement ideas you and your students will love!

3 Easy Ways to Encourage and Motivate Students

We’ve all experienced a time in our lives when we didn’t feel motivated to do our best. For students, with all the pressures they face, it’s easy for them to feel discouraged. I’m always trying to find ways to keep my students excited about learning and help them face challenges

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