Articles with the tag: science

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  • Maker space in the classroom

    5 Fun Ideas to turn your Class into Makers

    It’s a really exciting time in the world of DIY and design. The technology available to us has helped form the Maker Movement as it is today, and it couldn’t be a better time to add some “maker time” into your classroom activities. One of the many great things about STEM education is how it emphasizes […]

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  • 10 Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

    Gamification isn’t simply the concept of making things fun – it also has a purpose to motivate people toward reaching specific goals. Gamifying the classroom is a great concept especially for those reluctant students and if done right, everybody has a better learning experience. It’s about using game mechanisms to engage your students and motivate […]

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    Running an Engineering Design Challenge – 5 Tips to to Get Anyone Started

    Engineering-themed design challenges are my absolute favourite way to transform STEM concepts into hands-on experiences for students. Typically, an Engineering Design Challenge is a hands-on approach to learning that engages students in inquiry and the Engineering Design Process. I love how the Engineering Design Process acts as a simple framework to help guide students through […]

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  • A teacher and a multi-ethnic group of elementary school children sitting around a table in the classroom, each one using a digital tablet. The woman is helping a boy use his.

    Top 5 Best Science Games and Interactives

    At STEM Village, we love finding the best STEM education resources available and sharing them in our Science, Math, Technology, and Discovery units. Each week we ask our Content Team to choose their favourite resources from the 1000s we have curated to help create an immersive and engaging STEM Education experience. We share a list […]

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    What is STEM Education, Anyways?

    There is a lot of talk about “STEM Education” and it’s coming from all directions. Educators and school administrators are being asked by parents, education leaders, and most importantly, industry leaders to make it a top priority to boost these skills from the first day of school and onward. But that’s not all – tech […]

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    9 Ways to Maximize Your Child’s Learning with STEM Village

    1. Get help with homework, or study for a test  Remind your child that STEM Village is here to help with Math or Science homework. Our most successful students build STEM Village into their weekly homework routine.  What a great answer to “mom/dad I’m bored… what can I do?”! Click “All Math Topics” or “All Science Topics” to […]

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    Top 6 Engineering Education Resources

    At STEM Village, we love finding the best STEM education resources available and sharing them in our Science, Math, Technology, and Discovery units. Engineering education intersects so many wonderful STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) topics – from physics, to robotics, to biology and chemistry, and even software design! Engineering also teaches students to think […]

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