Posts filed under: Quick Tips

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: 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...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Don’t Be Seduced by Simple STEM

Gut check:  Are you giving your kids a STEM Easy or a STEM Challenge?   I know, simple sounds ah-mazing when you’re a busy teacher. But like so many things...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Grab Free Resources & PD When You Can!

Check out this quick tip to find out where you can find new, free PD. When was the last time you really had time to reflect on your practice? We...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Don’t Show Pictures or Examples Before the Build

Check out this quick tip to find out why it’s a very bad, no good idea to show your students examples before they attempt to create their own designs in...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Steal Time from ELA

Check out this tip to (rightfully) steal time from ELA for your STEM Challenges!     Have some great STEM Challenge tips we need in our lives? Need a STEM...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Facilitator’s Notepad

Check out this tip to lead your students in deeper discussion and analysis after a STEM Challenge build!     Have some great STEM Challenge tips we need in our...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Take the STEM Challenge Personality Quiz

Happy Holidays! Check out this tip to take the STEM Challenge Teacher Personality Quiz just for fun or for the 5 STEM Freebies, too!     Take me to the...

Quick Tip Tuesday – Vary Student Planning Methods

Check out this tip to change up student planning methods. There’s more to life than sketching a plan!    Not every student enjoys sketching or has the ability to...
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