While the weather may be snowy and cold outside, students are full of energy inside! Between indoor recess and not getting to play outside after school, students do not have a lot of options to run off their energy. Due to this, it can be challenging to keep them engaged in the classroom. It is just so hard to keep their minds and bodies calm. Luckily, winter STEM lessons are the perfect way to bring in fun, exciting lessons to [Read More…]
Here’s some real talk about my experience using STEM in the classroom.
When I am coordinating S.T.E.M. curriculum for grades 1-5, I observe many students exploring the STEM process who are truly engaged with hands-on learning.
For the most part, students LOVE it!
Sometimes I also see students who are not yet comfortable with taking risks.
Some students are not emotionally equipped for dealing with the disappointment that arises when their great idea doesn’t quite work out the way they wanted.
Other students feel threatened by other students [Read More…]