STEM: Which STEM challenges are my favorites- from the teacher's point of view! I like the same ones kids do, but these are my favorites and not the top picks of the kids! Read the post to find out why!
Hand Over the Reins: Student-Driven Projects. One of my recent classroom adventures proved PBL can be amazingly engaging and effective without being overwhelming. Am I a PBL expert? Absolutely not. Do I strive to implement PBL (or elements thereof) in my classroom to the best of my ability whenever possible? Absolutely! Try it and see how it changes your classroom experiences.
A cool LEGO zip line activity for kids and a great STEM challenge. Perfect boredom buster, screen free activity, or rainy day play. Our LEGO zip line is also a great physics lesson on angles, friction, motion, and force which also uses a simple machine, the pulley!