Middle School STEM Projects that Engage and Inspire

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Are you facing the challenge of maintaining full engagement in your middle school STEM classroom? As educators, striking the right balance between rigor and excitement is an ongoing struggle. Luckily, we have the perfect solution to transform your STEM lessons into captivating experiences.

10 Tips for Creating a Dynamic STEM Education Program

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Are you ready to jump into STEM education, but feeling overwhelmed and not sure where to start? Check out these 10 tips for creating an awesome STEM education program. Let us help you simplify your entry into the world of STEM, while also ensuring a seamless integration of innovative and engaging learning experiences for your students.

Inspire the Next Generation: How to Celebrate National STEM Day

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National STEM Day is a day dedicated to celebrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is a great opportunity to engage in activities that promote curiosity and problem-solving skills. This guide offers teachers and homeschooling parents guidance on how to celebrate National STEM Day. Short on time? Grab this FREE “What is Engineering?” lesson perfect […]

Inspiring Young Minds on National STEM Day 2024

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Get ready to be inspired and join the excitement of National STEM Day 2024! November 8th is the day we come together to celebrate the incredible world of science, technology, engineering, and math education. It’s a fantastic opportunity to plan an engaging and fun-filled STEM activity, and igniting the passion of future STEM professionals. Let’s […]

5 Tips for a Fantastic First Day of STEM Class

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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 will help you get started […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Teach Robotics To Your Students

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Did you know “the US is home to 310,700 industrial robots, and that number increases by at least 40,000 each year?” (Flynn 2023). Teaching robotics is a great way to prepare students for the modern day workforce. There is a great chance today’s students will be working alongside robots in their future careers. Robotics combines science, engineering, math, […]

5 Reasons To Teach Coding: Understanding the Benefits

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Teaching coding can open up a world of possibilities for your students. From helping them to think analytically to opening the door to lucrative careers, here are six of the biggest reasons to teach coding. Looking for a coding unit plan? Check out this done-for-you computer science resource! 1. Prepare Students for the Future With […]

7 Reasons You Should Use STEM Research Projects in Your Middle School Classroom

This blog gives 7 reasons teachers should use STEM research projects as part of their curriculum.

Incorporating STEM research projects into the middle school classroom can open up a world of opportunities for students to explore their creative sides and learn practical skills. Learn more about how these projects can benefit your students and discover some ideas here. Short on time? Grab a ready-to-go STEM research project! 1. Explore student-generated questions […]

National Engineers Week 2024: 4 Activities for Middle School

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Engineering is a great profession for today’s youth to consider. The demand for STEM professionals is expected to grow twice as fast as other careers. Recent research also shows that people in STEM professions have higher salaries and experience less unemployment than people in other fields (Okrent and Burke, 2021). You can generate student interest […]

STEM Career Research Project for Middle School

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How do you inspire future scientists and engineers? Do your students know what careers are STEM careers and what it means to have a career in STEM? You can answer these questions and more with this multi-day STEM career project! STEM Career Research Project In this project, students will choose an engineering career to research. […]