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These fun and easy Bitmoji classroom ideas will take your classroom decor and organization to the next level.

Fun and Easy BITMOJI Classroom Ideas

Have you ever wanted a classroom decor theme that felt both fun and personal for you and your students? I know I have. And, being a tech teacher I’m all about incorporating as many fun and interesting tech elements into my classroom decor as possible. That’s where classroom BITMOJI Avatars

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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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K-4 Digital Valentine’s Day activities

Digital Valentine’s Day activities are great for K-4. These activities are a great way to build classroom community and have fun. Here is a look at what I am doing in my classroom with digital Valentine’s day activities. Digital Valentine’s Day Activity 1: Send Virtual Cards My students’ favorite digital

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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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4 Distance Learning Hacks

Are you teaching from home this school year? Here are some pointers to help you create a positive learning environment for your students! CREATE A HOME BASE Create a one stop shop where families and students can access essential information for your class. Google Sites is a free tool that

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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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MAXIMIZING Time in STEM CLASS

Are you struggling with shortened class periods? The biggest difference between being a classroom teacher and a specials teacher, is that you can not overlap time. If you’re in the middle of a STEM challenge in a homeroom, you can always extend into the next period, put your materials aside

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