3 Fun Science Experiments For Preschoolers

How to Help Your Preschooler Learn to Love STEM Early Kids grow up as natural scientists, curious and eager to learn everything about the world about them. So why do so many children grow up learning to hate the sciences? One reason is because we forget to show kids all the ways that science is […]

STEM: It’s Elementary!

Early STEM education Picture a first-grade classroom, maybe even your own. Kids gather around the sand table, exploring the sand, letting the grains run between their fingers. The teacher passes out some props—marbles, rulers, boxes and cups—and lets students explore freely for a few minutes. The kids excitedly dig in, filling cups with sand and […]

Six Characteristics of a Great STEM Lesson

STEM is more than just a grouping of subject areas. It is a movement to develop the deep mathematical and scientific underpinnings students need to be competitive in the 21st-century workforce. But this movement goes far beyond preparing students for specific jobs. STEM develops a set of thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative, and creative skills that […]