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STEAM is Intimidating!

STEAM is Intimidating

I’m just going to start with an unsubstantiated statement: STEAM/ STEM is used more by marketers than teachers. what they hope you don’t notice is that this label is usually just slapped on the bundled gee gaw of simple experiments that are relatively unchanged in the last 70 years. I am the STEAM coordinator for…

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7 steps for Inspiring Creativity in Young Makers

Inspiring Creativity

Keeping My Assumptions in Check In my STEAMspace at Echo Horizon school, we support empowered innovative learners by asking students to make many of their own decisions, even with our youngest makers. When I started teaching my youngest students I had to keep my own assumptions in check and make sure I was giving them…

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How Can LEGO Bricks Be Used To Teach Our Youngest Learners About STEM Education?

LEGO Coding Express Blog Post

[spp-player url=”https://www.teachercast.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LEGO-Education-Interview-2018.mp3″ title=”LEGO Interview” textabove=”” optin=”off” ctabuttons=”off” poweredby=”off”] This summer was pretty amazing.  At the end of last year, I found out that I was accepted into the first cohort of the LEGO Master Educator Program and would have the opportunity to attend a pretty awesome Meetup in Chicago during the ISTE conference.  During the…

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STEM Education and Children With Special Needs

STEM For Special Education

STEM education that’s driven by a learner-centered instruction can be used to provide students with a powerful educational program. In order for students to be successful, however, they must find ways to thrive in active, hands-on learning environments; this is especially true for students with learning disabilities. That’s because these students often have problems and…

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