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Teaching At An Expeditionary STEM School

Through exposure to technology and diverse STEM career options, students begin to think of themselves as problem solvers with unlimited possibilities for the future.

January 22, 2018

From Kitchen To Classroom: Inspiring An Appetite For Learning

By teaching students about cooking and farm-to-table, we can whet their appetite for learning and lead them to make healthy, informed choices about what they eat for decades to come.

November 21, 2017

Where's The Math?

It’s no secret that the jobs of tomorrow will be in STEM. Educators have heard this call loud and clear, and STEM curriculums are being implemented nationally.

May 1, 2017

Earth Day Every Day: Classroom Content Collection

Earth Day is observed around the world on April 22. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, and is considered the birth of the modern environmental movement.

April 19, 2017

No Child Left Inside!

Students at Gilbert Elementary are place- and project-based STEM learners and researchers. At each grade level, students are involved in ongoing authentic STEM research.

February 6, 2017

How I Teach 21st Century Skills To 21st Century Kids

At Dunwoody Elementary School, we are always striving to bring real world solutions to real world problems. As the computer science teacher, I take seriously that students come to me for a heaping dose of technology.

January 23, 2017

Design Squad Global Brings The Big World To A Small Town!

This semester I embarked on a journey with my 6th grade students in my STEM Lab class all the way from small town Blackshear, Georgia, USA to the Guateng region of South Africa.

November 28, 2016

Centennial Academy's STEAM Day

Chemical reaction rockets. Live animal encounters. Video game coding. On Friday, November 20, Centennial Academy hosted a Fall STEAM Discovery Day for students in grades K-7. The goal was to...

December 8, 2015

Sugata Mitra on the Future of Learning

What is the future of learning? I remember pondering this question often as I plodded through my Master’s degree program in Curriculum and Instruction. I had no choice of course as the question was...

March 13, 2013

A COLLABORATIVE POST: Relevance from the Workplace into the Classroom Part 2

This is the second part of my collaborative post with Sarah Brown Wessling of the Teaching Channel. In this part, Sarah digs in deeper on how teachers can empower students by letting them lead. She...

December 5, 2012