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Turn your library into a maker space that encourages hands-on learning

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How to teach STEM - everything you need to get started Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Resources, Science Experiments, Coding For Kids, Math For Kids, Stem Activities, Activities For Kids, Stem Science

How to teach STEM - everything you need to get started |

Everything you need to start teaching STEM in your classroom. In this blog you will be given practical ways so you can start to teach STEM immediately.

Use Sugru to make littleBits stronger and last longer.rhis post by Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in Tech Library Skills, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Elementary Library, Elementary Schools, Stem Curriculum, Reading Motivation, Library Center, Sugru

What Worked Wednesday: Sugru + littleBits | Mrs. J in the Library

“What Worked Wednesday” is a blog post series about ideas that I have personally tried in my library and/or instruction. Each post includes an idea that worked in my school library and how it makes my life less stressful, more organized, and/or more manageable. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means if you purchase ... Read More about What Worked Wednesday: Sugru + littleBits

Woodworking Projects Games How to make a DIY giant wall scrabble game.Woodworking Projects Games How to make a DIY giant wall scrabble game Diy Wand, Do It Yourself Furniture, Diy Furniture, Modern Furniture, Craftsman Furniture, Outdoor Furniture, Wall Scrabble, Scrabble Board Game, Scrabble Crafts

How To Make A DIY Giant Wall Scrabble Game Board

Level up your game room with this DIY Giant Wall-Mounted Scrabble Game Board. Full tutorial and plans on how to make this fun family game!

Elementary Makerspace Resources for school libraries, STEM labs, and maker clubs that serve students in kindergarten, though grades, or ages Elementary School Library, School Libraries, Elementary Teacher, Elementary Schools, Library Center, Library Work, Teacher Librarian, Teacher Tips, Teaching Tools

Elementary Makerspaces! | Mrs. J in the Library

Makerspace resources and maker educators to follow for your elementary school library, public children's library, elementary school STEM lab, or classroom

Quality STEM professional development is hard to find. Here we are sharing 5 quality STEM PD's that are absolutely FREE! Science Resources, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Teaching Kids, Science Experiments, Kindergarten Stem, Stem Skills, Teacher Association, New Students

5 FREE STEM PD’s | The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind

Quality STEM professional development is hard to find. Here we are sharing 5 quality STEM PD's that are absolutely FREE! We describe each one.

Top 10 Read Alouds for Makerspace Elementary Library, Elementary Education, School Library Lessons, Library Lesson Plans, Science Education, Science Experiments, Library Themes, Library Ideas, Stem Challenges

Top 10 Read Alouds for Makerspace

I am so excited to have stumbled upon some AMAZING picture books for my elementary Makerspace over the past couple years! There is nothing quite like kicking off Makerspace time or a STEM challenge with a captivating read aloud to encourage our students to make meaningful connections with text and inspire them to play, explore, invent, and create. (Read more about my classroom Makerspace HERE.) I'm always on the lookout for new titles to add to our Makerspace library! Here are the common…

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How to teach STEM - everything you need to get started |

Everything you need to start teaching STEM in your classroom. In this blog you will be given practical ways so you can start to teach STEM immediately.

Makerspace Mishaps: Fixing and Replacing Broken Parts - Wear and tear on makerspace parts and components is inevitable, especially when working with elementary students. Here are some DIY fixes for extending the life of littleBits and other maker items. Elementary Library, Elementary Schools, Library Organization, Library Ideas, Library Lessons, Reading Motivation, Library Center, Information Literacy, Teacher Librarian

Makerspace Mishaps: Fixing and Replacing Broken Parts | Mrs. J in the Library

When you start a makerspace and begin letting students build things that move, light up, and generally do cool things, eventually something will go wrong. Of course, because Murphy’s Law of Education is always in effect, that’s usually when an administrator walks in. When that happens, you just have to smile and ask students, “Now ... Read More about Makerspace Mishaps: Fixing and Replacing Broken Parts

How can you set up a STEM program at your school? There are several steps to make sure you will have success when you teach STEM. Stem Teacher, Teacher Blogs, Teaching Skills, Help Teaching, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Kindergarten Stem, Stem Classes, Science Lessons

How to teach STEM - everything you need to get started |

Everything you need to start teaching STEM in your classroom. In this blog you will be given practical ways so you can start to teach STEM immediately.

Black Lives Matter and Inclusion in Makerspace » Growing Makerspace Elementary Library, Elementary Schools, How Electricity Works, Small Led Lights, Person Of Color, Hands On Learning, Project Based Learning, Black Artists, White People

Black Lives Matter and Inclusion in Makerspace » Growing Makerspace

Makers. Do something. It’s no secret that makerspaces, at least in the United States, are dominated by white people, usually men. Even in the professional makerspace that I frequent, whose owners focus on inclusion and diversity, there are rarely any people of color using the equipment. Maker events such as Maker Faire are more of… Continue reading Black Lives Matter and Inclusion in Makerspace

Rainbow In A Jar Science Experiment - Primary Playground Science Resources, Science Lessons, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Experiments, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Stem Teaching

STEM on a budget | The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind

Are you looking for STEM ideas on a budget? This is the place to start! This blog post explains ways you can implement a STEM program without spending a lot

Unplugged Coding in the classroom Coding For Kids, Math For Kids, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Science Resources, Science Experiments, Educational Activities, Teaching Kids

Unplugged Coding in the classroom | The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind

This blog post explains how to use unplugged coding activities in your classroom. It explains why we are teaching coding and how you can too.

Find out what happened the day I put students into teams instead of groups. They way they worked together was astounding. Science Resources, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Math Activities, Teaching Kids, Science Experiments, Behavior Management, Classroom Management, Kindergarten Stem

The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind | The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind

The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind

Maker Boxes, how to make and use them. Stem Projects, Science Fair Projects, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Teaching Kids, Science Resources, Science Experiments, Kindergarten Stem, Engineering Design Process

Maker Boxes blog post

Maker Boxes can inspire imagination and creativity. This blog post explains how to make and use a Maker Box. Including a list of things to include.

Coding Unplugged in your classroom Unplugged coding can help students to understand how to build an Science Resources, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Teaching Kids, Science Experiments, Coding For Kids, Math For Kids, Kindergarten Stem

Unplugged Coding in the classroom | The Blog of Curiosity and the Hungry Mind

This blog post explains how to use unplugged coding activities in your classroom. It explains why we are teaching coding and how you can too.

How do you assess STEM? It's a tough question right? In this blog post I explain how I make reporting time a breeze by using this planning and assessment tool.   From individual tasks or projects to assessment and keeping records for your entire school, this assessment tool has it all. You can add students, add projects and edit for individual classes.  All Australian Curriculum descriptors are included. Right there at your finger tips.  #STEM #STEMeducation Elementary Education Activities, Science Resources, Elementary Science, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Formative Assessment Examples, Stem Curriculum, Math Stem

STEM Assessment Tool blog post

Are you looking for a way to assess your STEM curriculum? This blog post explains how to use this STEM assessment tool to make your reporting time easier.

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