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Using STEM read alouds in your classroom will inspire your students to think creatively and get excited to complete their STEM challenges.

More Amazing STEM Read Alouds

Using STEM Read Alouds with my classes before starting a STEM or building challenge is one of my favorite ways to connect literacy to our STEM lessons. Read Alouds keep my students engaged and can help start really meaningful discussions before the build begins. How do you choose the perfect

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These three digital building adventures are the perfect way to keep your students engaged in learning this spring.

Spring Digital Activities Building Adventures

Spring is finally here and that means birds, bugs, and of course flowers. Spring is definitely one of my favorite seasons, so I have created some fun spring digital activities my students absolutely love. But the learning doesn’t stop with fun . . . these spring digital activities are packed

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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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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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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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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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These amazing Read Across America inspired STEM challenges are just what you need to celebrate the wacky world of Dr. Seuss this year will incorporating literacy into your STEM activities in ways your students will love!

Fun STEM Activities for Read Across America Week

Do you celebrate Read Across America Week in your school? And… do you love STEM activities? Check, check! I know I do! One of my favorite times of year is Read Across America Week! I love integrating literacy and STEM challenges! No matter what subject you teach, these fun and

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