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For Parents New to Homeschool

These last few weeks have been trying for all of us. Teachers have been thrust into strange new territory with distance learning, and parents received an unexpected new job of...

Quick Tip Tuesday – St. Patrick’s Day Gold Options

Many St. Paddy’s Day STEM Challenges call for “gold”. Here are a few different ideas for what to use.     ☘️🌈Lots of St. Paddy’s Day STEM Challenges call for...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Helping Students Collaborate on STEM Challenges

Today’s quick tip is to help you help your students actually collaborate with each other during STEM Challenges!     In the video, I mentioned a couple of 4 C’s...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Don’t Treat STEM Challenges Like Quick Writes

Yes, we have to make compromises with instructional minutes, but skipping the second build of a STEM Challenge shouldn’t be one — at least not on a regular basis! Find...

Easter STEM Challenge – Carrot Carriage

Whether or not you celebrate Easter, the Carrot Carriage STEM Challenge is too much brain-busting fun to pass up.   Working against a criteria & constraints list, students design a...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Student Budgets, Another Take

Whether you’re a fan of using student budgets with your STEM Challenges or not, check out this quick tip from a viewer that I LOVE!  😍     For more...