What does STEM education look like in your school or classroom? The folks at Boxlight have just published The Big Guide to STEM an ebook full of STEM resources for teachers. This STEM ebook contains lots of recommendations for educators including favorite apps, websites and STEM events for teachers… and it’s totally free!
Incorporating activities that with science, technology, engineering, and math into classroom instruction is essential at every grade level. Students of all ages need experience problem solving and applying what they’ve learned in the classroom in a variety of contexts. Finding the right place to start as you jump into this work can be challenging to say the least.
The Big Guide to STEM: Resource for Teachers from Boxlight
In this free STEM guide from the folks at Boxlight you’ll find lots of resources to help make STEM front and center with your curriculum goals. The Big Guide to STEM is a 30-page PDF you can access by clicking here. I had the chance to take a look at this collection of STEM resources for teachers and it’s definitely worth checking out.
The Big Guide to STEM includes the graphic linked above as well as lists of favorites for teachers. This includes lists with Top 10 STEM apps, Top 10 STEM blogs and online communities, and many more STEM resources for teachers. In this ebook you’ll find hyperlinks so you can click right on the document and visit one of the top ten STEM websites on their list like the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives or Discovery Education.
Setting goals for the second half of the school year? The Big Guide to STEM also highlights events you may want to add to your calendar this year like the Cardboard Challenge or the National STEM Video Game Challenge. This free STEM ebook included many of my favorite STEM resources along with plenty of new ones I’m excited to spend some time exploring over the next few weeks. Because this ebook is in PDF format I can easily save it to my iPad (or really any device) and take it with me as I’m traveling the next few weeks.
Although I love a good Top 10 list – and this guide has plenty to dig into – you’ll also find resources to help you design STEM-focused lessons for your classroom. The Big Guide to STEM includes advice that’s useful for teachers just getting started with STEM as well as plenty of ideas to help experienced STEM teachers take their activities to the next level. I was excited to see that the contributors to this guide include experienced classroom teachers and school leaders who are passionate about the power of STEM education in the classroom. You’ll definitely walk away with new ideas, STEM resources and special events to check out.
If you haven’t heard of Boxlight before, they’re the folks who created this guide. Mimio and Boxlight Corp. merged and now provide educators with a wide selection of digital classroom technology solutions for K-12 classrooms. You can learn more about what they have to offer by heading over to their website. Don’t forget to download your free copy of The Big Guide to STEM by clicking here!
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