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Sign Up for At-Home Virtual Summer Camp: STEAM Distance Learning in the Living Room

Jun 24, 2020
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Creators Competition Season One Student STEAM Project Inspiration: D.Va Highlight

With SAM Labs' recent launch of the Season One Global Creators Competition, students from all over the world have the opportunity to dream big and put their design skills to work. With dozens of awards to win and a chance for their work to be showcased on an international stage, there’s no shortage of excitement this season.
Apr 23, 2020

Best 8 Free Ways to Teach STEAM Remotely

For many schools, the shutdowns caused by COVID-19 to prevent the spread of the virus across the United States have been unprecedented. This has left educators at many extreme disadvantages, from online curriculum creation to figuring out the best way to distribute content and support students throughout the process. Many teachers are probably now wondering, do I really know how to use online or digital learning now that I don’t even have a physical classroom to conduct my lessons? Is it still possible to create learning continuity as recommended by the CDC while distance learning?
Mar 25, 2020

Free STEM/STEAM Activities for Learning from Home During COVID-19

Over the past few months, there has been a growing concern over coronavirus, the pandemic that is sweeping its way nation-to-nation and quickly taking foot into the United States. Within the past few weeks, schools across the nation have been swift in response, shuttering their doors and issuing mandatory closures to try to limit the risk of exposure and transmission between staff and students.
Mar 18, 2020

Interview with STEM presidential finalist + free ebook, wall poster and video

Mar 11, 2020

Why Physical Connections Create Learning Success in K-12 Education

“The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety." — Josh Waitzkin
Mar 5, 2020

K-12 Teacher Interview: Why Educators Need to Make STEM/STEAM a Way of Life

Feb 26, 2020

Traditional Teaching vs. Learning Through Failure: Which Works Best?

The concept of 21st-century learning has revolutionized the tools and methods we use to teach in the classroom. STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) has become a new way of teaching our students, and with the soft skills it provides our students, like creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving, our learners are becoming supercharged for the future workforce. However, this also means that educators have been challenged to reconsider how they teach to make sure students are exposed to these skills.
Feb 19, 2020

3 Ways to Implement STEAM in a Personalized Learning Environment

In one of our recent blogs, we touched on the benefits of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) and how this innovative methodology, when infused into the classroom, can truly transform the learning environment. STEAM is incredibly versatile because of its cross-curricular nature and has the capability to adapt to students’ needs and interests. This makes STEAM a perfect candidate for a personalized learning environment.
Feb 4, 2020

Here’s a Free K-12 RFP Template for STEAM Product and Curriculum

Jan 29, 2020
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The Top 20+ Edtech Conferences You Should Attend in 2020

Jan 8, 2020
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STEM/STEAM Learning Teacher Interview: Why Educators Need to Power Through

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ― William Arthur Ward
Dec 18, 2019