Elementary is Engineering has a blog post of quick tips and important pointers for programs searching for STEM funding! A variety of funders support STEM education initiatives. Many national corporations… read more →
A list of 20 engineering games and projects for school-age youth.
Project Learning Tree offers GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. Youth implement an action… read more →
While not possible to capture every innovative STEM learning story across the country, these articles seek to capture the breadth and depth of the work happening in states and communities and provide powerful testimonials that help make the case for more quality afterschool STEM programs.
As part of EiE’s new Cisco-supported Digital Profession Development Initiative (above), the EiE team is creating EiE Webinars that introduce classroom and afterschool educators to K-8 engineering education. The first webinar in the series, “Introduction to Engineering for Out-of-School-Time Programs,” is now available.
This 45-minute, on-demand session is a great way to jumpstart your knowledge of EiE’s Engineering Adventures and Engineering Everywhere curricula. Watch it and share it!
eGFI refers to several integrated components of the eGFI brand: the new interactive eGFI website, the 5th edition of the eGFI magazine, the teacher and student e-newsletters and eGFI poster, flash… read more →
The Walking Classroom is a national award-winning education program that provides students and teachers with an innovative way to get exercise without sacrificing instructional time. The nonprofit program’s “Walk, Listen, and Learn” methodology capitalizes on the favorable link between exercise and cognitive function.
They’ve released a new podcast series highlighting science careers, available for free without the Walking Classroom Kits. Download the free podcasts and lesson plans from their site based on the person and their career. Walk, listen and learn about various career possibilities.
STEM on the Cheap was one of our most popular workshops at the 204 and 2015 School’s Out, Make it Count! Arizona Statewide Out-of-School Time Conferences, giving attendees the ability to enrich their STEM programming without breaking the bank.
Presenters Eric Larsen and Curt Peters of Arizona 4-H have generously offered to share their workshop handouts for those of you unable to attend.
Included are 35 STEM activities that can easily be incorporated into your program without requiring additional funding.
Download >> STEM on the Cheap 1.0 Activities
Download >> STEM on the Cheap 2.0 Activities
Relating Research to Practice contains a set of research briefs summarizing recent peer-reviewed educational research.
This website focuses on papers published in over a dozen different educational journals since 2009, including a few from the UK/EU representing global perspectives on teaching and learning. Research briefs are organized by a set of relevant topics and tagged with keywords.
This is an archived Click2Science webinar. You can watch the webinar and access the supplemental materials in the webinar link. The Click2Science Skill featured is “Preparing Yourself to Facilitate STEM.” Assess… read more →