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Holiday STEM Activities

Holiday STEM Activities

As we celebrate holidays, use the holiday theme to create STEM activities. For this week look for an experiment around your Elf on the Shelf. If you have upper elementary children, read the book by Larissa Juliano How to Build an Elf Trap. Help them […]

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What is Project Based Learning?

What is Project Based Learning?

Project Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional methodology encouraging students to learn by applying knowledge and skills through an engaging experience. PBL presents opportunities for deeper learning in-context and for the development of […]

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5 Tips for Parents: Project Based Learning

5 Tips for Parents: Project Based Learning

 

During this unprecedented time in our education history when many schools are closed nationwide, how can parents and other caregivers set up environments and activities to help kids continue their learning? And what kind of learning is most useful?

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Careers in STEM: Creating Pathways for All Learners

Careers in STEM: Creating Pathways for All Learners

When I was in second grade, we had a project where we shared what we wanted to be when we grew up.  I remember having some very diverse interests and really didn’t know which career path was right for me (not to mention, I was only 7!)  I recall […]

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5 Ideas for Preparing Students for the Future

5 Ideas for Preparing Students for the Future

Over the past year, there has been an increase in the discussion of how to prepare students for the future of work and the future of learning. With so many changes happening when it comes to education and technology, as educators we must focus on […]

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Early STEM Career Exploration

Early STEM Career Exploration

When we were kids we thought about future careers as a doctor or a lawyer or a teacher. Maybe we dreamed of being dancers or football players. Today, kids still think about those options, but they are quickly developing a growing knowledge of […]

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