Education is full of lots of acronyms, and one of the most buzzed about abbreviations being used in the last few years is STEAM. That's not a typo! Most everyone is familiar with STEM by now, but STEAM is...uh...catching steam. What do all these letters mean and what what is the difference between STEM and STEAM? Let's find out. What Is the Difference Between STEM and STEAM? STEM is an … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between STEM and STEAM?
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education is more than just a buzzword. STEAM is shaping what we teach and the way we teach. I recently touched on how STEAM education enhances student learning, and followed that up with ideas for how to budget for STEAM activities. Whether you are new to this style of instruction or a seasoned pro, the hunt for great activities is always … [Read more...] about Top 10 STEAM Focused Blogs for Teachers
Teaching cooperation through crafting can help children learn interpersonal skills... In a world where technology has made the distance between people shorter than ever, it is critical for children to develop interpersonal skills. Communication skills are essential to high achievement in academic pursuits and are essential to a productive and fulfilling career. It all starts in those … [Read more...] about Teaching Cooperation Through Crafting
For some kiddos, learning the alphabet can be a serious struggle. One fun way to help enhance their learning experience is to incorporate more of their senses. By using textured or patterned papers and these printable alphabet flash cards, the typical ABC book becomes a tactile learning tool that utilizes touch and sight and can help tough concepts “stick.” Printable Alphabet Flash Cards Project … [Read more...] about Printable Alphabet Flash Cards