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5 Learning Activities for the End of the School Year

The end of the school year is in sight, which means students’ attention is waning and teachers are tempted to throw in a movie. Instead, learn through the last minute […]

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5 Sports Principles You Can Apply to Your Classroom

Students working together as part of the same team enhances the learning experience for everyone. Maybe it’s time to put some sports principles to use in the classroom. Just trying […]

metacognition

Developing 21st Century Skills: Metacognition

Elevate students to a level of thinking beyond their current capabilities by developing metacognition through intentional methods in your classroom. Breaking out of the traditional teaching mold isn’t always easy. […]

systems thinking

5 Ways to Integrate Systems Thinking into Your Classroom

Systems thinking sounds complicated, but has a simple definition: “A big-picture view of the whole.” This way of thinking belongs in your classroom. Virginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson, authors of […]

global awareness

Developing 21st Century Skills: Global Awareness

Global awareness is understanding diversity, learning about other cultures, and recognizing our place in the world—and is a key 21st century skill. The internet has served to expand your students’ […]

spring STEM activities

5 Spring STEM Activities for Your Classroom

Spring is here (at least according to the calendar), which means there are opportunities for authentic learning experiences with spring STEM activities. March 20 marked the spring equinox, or the official start […]

optics activities

5 Optics Activities for Your STEM Classroom

Use optics activities to help students see the light in STEM and begin connecting science concepts to the real world in meaningful ways. Though optics is a branch of physics […]

Pi Day

Keeping it Real with Pi Day Activities

It’s almost time for pi! As Pi Day – or 3/14 – approaches, discover STEM Jobs-approved activities to engage students in celebrating 3.14. Always an exciting day for mathematics enthusiasts, March […]

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