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Science-Themed Crafts Are Not STEM Challenges

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I enjoy crafts. I mean no disrespect to craft-lovers, but  science-themed crafts are NOT STEM Challenges.   Period. Hard stop. End...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Cardboard Cutting

Check out two tips for cutting cardboard in your classroom for STEM Challenges!       You can check out the Zip Snip tool I shared and a few of...

Growth Mindset Lies Teachers Tell

OK, “lies” is a bit harsh. It implies intent, and I don’t think that’s the issue here, but I had to get your attention. This is important! Growth Mindset is...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Be a Model, Not a Mirror

Check out this STEM Challenge Quick Tip for helping students develop growth mindsets!     Here’s that blog post I mentioned!   Have some great STEM Challenge tips we need...

Winter STEM Challenge – Sled & Slope

I love this challenge so much! It’s perfect all winter long to keep your kids engaged in learning about forces & motion, simple machines, and more! Plus, the editable resource...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Emotion-Free Mistake Making

Check out this STEM Challenge Quick Tip for helping students develop growth mindsets!     Here’s a link to where you can find Angela Duckworth’s “Grit” in my Amazon shop....