Category: STEM / STEAM

A Few of My Favorite Things in the Makerspace (Part 2)

This is the second part in a series on my favorite tools to use in the makerspace.  There are many factors to consider when starting a...

A Few of My Favorite Things in the Makerspace (Part 1)

There are many factors to consider when starting a makerspace. Before implementing anything, some of the questions you will want to explore are:...

Ideas for Integrating Science and Making

I have a confession. Growing up, I didn’t enjoy science. As an adult looking back on my science classes, I can see that I didn’t like it...

4 Ways to Bring the Real World into Classrooms

One of my favorite courses in my art history graduate school program was Museum Studies. It was one of the only classes I took that felt...

Using Picture Books to Engage in STEM/STEAM

When I worked at a children’s science center, my favorite time of the year was summer camp season. We ran seven weeks of summer camps every year...

STEM and Social Justice

STEM and social justice are deeply intertwined. When we show students how STEM can be mobilized in ways that can help (or harm) groups who have...

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