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Spreading love and STEM: Valentine’s Day adventures in the classroom

Posted by Kate Radell on February 09, 2024

As Valentine’s Day approaches this is a perfect opportunity to blend a little STEM into your classroom activities. By incorporating STEM-themed activities into Valentine’s Day celebrations, you can engage students in hands-on learning experiences while fostering creativity, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills. From designing heart-shaped structures with 3Doodler to exploring the science behind fun, edible slime, these activities not only add an exciting twist to the holiday but also encourage a deeper understanding of STEM concepts in a fun and meaningful way.

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Topics: Middle School, Elementary School, High School, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, STEM, Activities, Hands-on Learning, STEAM, Art, 3-D Printing, Early Childhood

Navigating the future: 5 ways to incorporate computer science education into classrooms

Posted by Abi Dreyer on December 06, 2023

Computer Science Education Week (CSEd Week) has arrived! Historically, this week is celebrated every December beginning in 2009. To celebrate, let’s dive into the world of computers, coding, and endless possibilities. After the first personal computer became available in 1973, the use of technology has grown and become an essential part of everyday life for many of us. So, let’s discuss how computer science has also developed to become a vital part of a student’s education and future career.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, Elementary School, ROBOTICS, Technology, Careers, Coding, 21st Century Skills, Hands-on Learning, Early Childhood