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Create Coding Wizards with Our Middle School Computer Science Worksheets

By Trilby Hillenbrand Hello, Middle School STEM Teachers! Unlock the world of computer programming for your students with our computer science worksheets, specially designed to make teaching the basics of computer science and coding a breeze. Whether you’re integrating individual lessons into your existing STEM curriculum or planning a new

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The Power of Teaching Flowcharts for Programming

Are your computer science students so excited about coding that they are skipping the important planning stages? Or do they find coding linear algorithms easy, but get frustrated when you’ve introduced conditionals? You can solve these common problems by introducing your students to flowcharts for programming.

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Help Your Students Learn the Basics of a Computer 

In today’s digital age, it’s important for students to have an understanding of computers and how they work. From the history of computer science to a computer system’s parts and functions, this lesson will help your middle school students learn the basics of a computer.   Start teaching your middle school

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Your Guide to STEM Professional Development for Teachers

As STEM education becomes increasingly important in today’s job market, it’s crucial for teachers to stay up-to-date with the latest teaching methods and technologies. However, it can be difficult to find professional development designed for STEM teachers… STEM is NOT an “I do, we do, you do,” type of class.

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5 Tips for a Fantastic First Day of STEM Class

It’s that time… Summer is ending, and our brains are switching back to school mode.  You may be wondering “What should I do on the first day of STEM?” Don’t worry, I’ve got your back. Here are five things to do on your first day of school (and beyond) that

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The Importance of STEM Education for Middle Schoolers

STEM is a field that’s rapidly growing in importance in today’s job market. In fact, STEM careers are projected to grow 10.8% between 2021 and 2031, compared to just 4.9% growth for all other occupations (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022). But here’s the catch: only 20% of US high

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7 Tips for Teaching Coding to Beginners

Hey there middle school teachers! Are you interested in teaching coding to your students but don’t quite know where to start? Don’t worry – we’re here to help. We understand how daunting it can be to teach something as complex as coding, especially for those who may not have a

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