Full STEM Ahead for Girls
February 16, 2014
You may have watched the Super Bowl for the football, but some of us were anxiously awaiting the GoldieBlox commercial during the second half. In case you missed it, GoldieBlox, ...
STEM Storage or What to do AFTER the 538 Empty Toilet Paper Rolls Have Been Donated
January 4, 2014
One of the best things about starting an engineering program is that most of the materials are items that are already found in school – pipe cleaners, craft sticks, tape, ...
Families, Fun, and Engineering : Building Community Relationships through STEM
October 2, 2013
STEM, Engineering, 21st Century Skills…. the buzzwords of the 2013-2014 school year. With all that is on a teacher’s plate this autumn, what can seem, in isolation, like an interesting ...
Book Review: Rosie Revere Engineer
September 11, 2013
We are always on the look out for a good read aloud for engineering and STEM. We are excited that we are starting to see an increase of publications on ...
Engineering- An Assessment Bonanza for the First Weeks of School
August 25, 2013
School has already begun for many students across the country. For those who aren’t already in school, the start is around the corner. The first days of a new school ...
Gearing Up for Next Generation Science
June 28, 2013
Earlier this month, we were asked to be guest bloggers on Laura Candler’s Corkboard Connection Blog. In case you missed it, here it is. As part of the Next Generation ...
Time for STEM
May 27, 2013
The last few weeks of school have teachers wrapping up curriculum units and review sessions as annual state testing windows close. Now is the perfect time to for all those ...
Get Caught with a BOT
April 28, 2013
Kids love robots, no doubt about it. The topic lends itself to an all-inclusive exploration of STEM. As motivating as robots can be, the reality is that the expense of ...
Under the Sea with STEM
April 6, 2013
Robots, water tanks, tools…..ingredients for a great day in the classroom and part of an amazing STEM program that is available for students in grades 5-12. Last spring, Cheryl and ...
On the Road with Engineering
February 27, 2013
STEM and engineering are the hot buzzwords in media, political circles, and educational journals these days. But it is not a new concept in some states. From Minnesota to North Carolina, educators ...