STEM

5 Tips for Mixing STEM and Play During Distance Learning

This STEM and play event and post are sponsored by Unruly Studios. All opinions are my own. What does it look like to mix STEM and play during distance learning? This month I’ll tackle this question in a new, free STEM webinar. When you join us for this special event, you’ll hear five tips for […]

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Free STEM Professional Development Opportunity for Teachers

What does your professional learning plan look like this year? If you are looking for a community of educators and no-cost digital resources, there is a new opportunity you’ll want to check out. The team behind TGR EDU: Explore has a free STEM professional development opportunity for teachers! TGR EDU: Explore gives educators tools and […]

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How Art Fits Into Your STEM Curriculum with Tim Needles – Easy EdTech Podcast 067

In this episode, we’ll explore how to infuse art into your STEM curriculum. ISTE author Tim Needles shares his experience with designing creative learning experiences for students. You’ll also hear his recommendations for cross-curricular connections and favorite EdTech tools. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify […]

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Teach Coding to Elementary Students with an Adventure Course

How can you teach coding to elementary school students? This question might feel like a mighty one, but there is a new resource designed to tackle this challenge. If you’ve thought about introducing elementary school-aged students to coding and robotics, CoderZ Adventure is a fantastic resource! If you follow along with the blog, you may […]

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Free Educational Videos for Kids with Expert Discussions

Are you looking for free educational videos for kids? The folks at Nepris have just given students and families free access to their library of thousands of educational videos for kids. You’ll find live discussions with experts from a variety of fields and lots of content to explore. If you haven’t heard of Nepris before, […]

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Why Engineering Design Might Have a Place in Your Classroom

What does it look like to design for the future? When we talk about the skills students need for success, engineering design might not be at the top of your list… yet. If you aren’t familiar with the term, this blog post has you covered. Last year I connected with Ann Kaiser. She is the […]

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KOOV Trial Kit for Hands-On Classroom Coding, Robotics, and Design

Are you getting ready to bring coding to your classroom? Last year, Sony launched the KOOV Educator Kit for STEAM classrooms. Now, they have a new KOOV Trial Kit for hands-on classroom coding, robotics, and design. With the KOOV Trial Kit, students can now access materials to bring STEAM concepts to life this school year. […]

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Kid-Friendly Board Game with STEM Connections

Throughout the school year, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to support teaching and learning. Earlier this year, the team behind Drop Squad: The Escape reached out to me. They’ve developed a kid-friendly board game that connects to strategy and STEM skills. Kid-Friendly STEM Board Game How does it work? As you can […]

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Sphero Robots in the Classroom: Back-to-School Special

A few years ago I was introduced to the amazing Sphero robots… and my wheels started turning. From the minute I held one of the early iterations in my hand, I could tell that there was great potential for teaching and learning with these little robots.  Fast forward to today. Sphero now has lesson plans, […]

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How To Bring Real-Time Data into Your Classroom

Bringing real-time data into your classroom is easier than ever, thanks to the impressive Hacking STEM resources from Microsoft Education. This summer, I had a chance to connect with members of the fantastic team at Hacking STEM. They are committed to democratizing STEM education for every child through the use of real-time data and hands-on […]

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