5 STEM Activities for Distance Learning

5 STEM Activities for Distance Learning

Keeping the kids busy at home during school closures can be tough. But with STEM, you can get them problem solving and having fun in no time! Here are my top 5 STEM activities for Distance Learning. These activities are geared towards Kindergarten and younger...
Here’s how to start using the NGSS today!

Here’s how to start using the NGSS today!

If I had known last year what I know now, my Kindergarten classroom would have been set up completely different. Last year, I did “science”. We carried out fun activities related to the theme of the week; planted seeds during our flower week, hatched...
Exactly How Teachers Find the Time for STEM

Exactly How Teachers Find the Time for STEM

I want to bring STEM and Literacy together in your classroom ASAP! We both know that the pressure to push math/literacy and not science/social studies in your classroom is crazy. Let’s change that. We are going to use my process of incorporating STEM into your...
Handling Conflict During STEM

Handling Conflict During STEM

You planned this amazing STEM lesson; it ties in multiple academic standards between math, writing, literacy, and science, and then chaos breaks out. Your students, with all the best intentions CANNOT handle the challenge and begin to argue, throw things, storm off,...
How to Communicate During STEM

How to Communicate During STEM

Your elbows deep into an awesome STEM lesson and you hear it. The beginning of an argument start to emerge from one of your students across the room. They’re frustrated because their group wants to build with Popsicle sticks and they wanted to use straws. You...