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Free STEM Bell Ringers and STEM Sub Plans

Your STEM activity has come to an end and another class is waiting outside your door. There are zero minutes to prep. How do you buy yourself a few moments...

How to Teach the 4 Cs of Engineering – Fast & Free

You know the 4 C’s of engineering are creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. Your students know it too. But getting students to identify the 4 C’s and getting them...

Back to School STEM Improv Activity and Freebie

  Does it worry you that as students don’t seem to be as creative as they used to? That they struggle mightily when asked to use their imagination? My concern...

Quick STEM Activities in 30 minutes or Less – STEM Improv

Looking for quick STEM activities you can do with no prep? How about STEM activities perfect for sub plans, centers, bell ringers and more? Or how about something to help students develop creativity and...

Elementary STEM Club: Month 1

Elementary STEM Club is a little pocket of joy in difficult times. This entire back-to-school seasons feels like a giant STEM Challenge with some seemingly impossible constraints. But with our...

Back to School STEM Modified for Distance Learning

Back to School STEM Challenges are among my favorites, so this pandemic had me extra cranky thinking about yet another thing ruined by the changes this year. I figured out...