Henry Ford Elementary hosted a STEAM night, and it was a raging success! Check out the article written in the Press and Guide. Special thanks to Kathleen McCormick for coordinating the event and sharing the article!
Teachers in New Jersey tired of watching their big ideas fade have a new ally: the New Jersey Army National Guard STEAM Team. In 2018, the team began visiting classrooms and schools to provide customized hands-on robotics and programming experiences for students at no cost.
We know that measuring is a life skill used in everyday life. Students equate measuring only with a math class simply because they see numbers. My 7th grade students use their skills in measuring to find the length, width, height and diameter of objects in our technology lab. How does measuring fit into STEAM? Think about that and feel free to offer your answers. Take a look at Stout’s 7th grade technology classes measuring.
FREE PD! “Move from STEM to STEAM and never leave your couch. This FREE online Arts Integration & STEAM Summit is designed by teachers, for teachers. Over the course of one weekend, you’ll get ideas, lessons, strategies and templates for bringing Arts Integration and STEAM into your classroom.” Visit https://educationcloset.com/steam-summit/ for more information!
Future Goals – Hockey Scholar uses sports to bring life to science, math and engineering concepts. Through 12 inquiry-based lessons, students explore topics such as phases of matter, forces and motion, and body systems. Here are three examples of Hockey Scholar lessons you can use in your classroom:
This is an accessible entry point with video and a non-profit organization that has inspired over 800,000 students to create and design. The video of this young man’s creative endeavor will warm your heart and spark lots of ideas. http://cainesarcade.com/cardboardchallenge/