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Designing a School Makerspace

Jul 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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Makerspaces are becoming more and more popular within schools, providing hands-on experience to students of all disciplines and promoting creative thinking and problem solving. In order for you to maximize the potential of your desired makerspace, it is beneficial to first consider these vital questions while designing the space.

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Challenges of Introducing Technology to the Classroom

Jul 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies

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Technology is supposed to revolutionize the classroom experience, and it often does. It is a great tool that educators can use to maximize their impact on their students. However, most teachers can remember a time—or several—where technology has not been as compliant as it was designed to be. This post will explore three commonly encountered challenges regarding technology use in the classroom.

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Tips on Promoting Student Interest in STEM

Jul 1, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Promoting Interest in STEM

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It’s no mystery that subjects like math and science often fail to excite students, especially those who are younger. These subjects may even seem intimidating, preventing your students from entering a field that, once they were introduced to the many capabilities of STEM, would make for a rewarding choice of study and career path. This post will explore a few tips that may help your students realize just how cool STEM can be!

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Planning Low-Cost School Events

Jun 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Extracurricular Activities

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School programs, if done right, can do wonders for student engagement and education. Imagine bringing in STEM role models, or putting on a school-wide demonstration of some truly awesome technology. This post will explore how you can organize successful school programs, even on a low budget.

An article published by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) titled Low-Cost Programming for Any Institution, by Melissa Mayard, covers a lot of what goes into a successful, low-cost event. Here’s our summary:

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Tips for Purchasing STEM Education Supplies

Jun 17, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools

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Deciding which STEM supplies to purchase can often be a daunting task. There are so many options—some of them great and others not so much—but having the right supplies for your classroom can make a drastic difference on your students’ education. However, more important than any supply is the curriculum behind the lesson; learn more about our curriculum. This post will explore some tips on choosing STEM supplies so that you can make your next purchase with confidence.

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