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skeptical readers

4 Ways Teachers Can Create Skeptical Readers

Train students as skeptical readers in the classroom and watch as they grow into informed citizens who think critically about the world around them. Even adults have a difficult time […]

project-based learning in biology

Engage Students Through Project-Based Learning in Biology

Increase students’ engagement and facilitate their mastery of complex concepts through using project-based learning in biology. When learning STEM subjects, students are often successful when they apply the concepts that […]

connecting STEM and social studies

5 Hands-on Activities for Connecting STEM and Social Studies

Connecting STEM and social studies can generate student interest across school subjects while helping students understand the relevance of both subjects to their daily lives. As STEM education gains momentum […]

fidget spinners

Putting a STEM Spin on Fidget Spinners

While this new fad might seem like an annoying distraction, you can learn to view fidget spinners as useful tools for teaching STEM in the classroom. Look around almost anywhere […]

Sally Ride Day

4 Activities to Celebrate Sally Ride Day

Celebrate Sally Ride Day on May 26 by teaching students about this brave space pioneer and STEM advocate through engaging activities! Women involved in space-based STEM are starting to be […]

final weeks of school

6 Ways to Make the Final Weeks of School Count

Sail your way into summer with these ideas that will keep your students engaged and excited during the final weeks of school! The temperatures are on the rise, student attention […]

ELA + STEM = A Formula for Better Student Reading Skills

We often think of them as separate subjects, but you can use STEM as an inspiration and foundation for building reading skills in your classroom. By the time students reach […]

group work

5 Tips on Collaboration for Students Who Hate Group Work

There are two words that make almost every student cringe: group work. But it doesn’t have to be that way in your classroom! As a teacher, you know that many […]

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