Category Archives: STEM Series

Using nature to teach math in early childhood

MATH Perhaps the only domain that gets less love from early childhood educators than science is math. How many people have said at one time or another, “I’m not a math person” or “I don’t have the math gene”? It’s … Continue reading

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Picture Science: Cameras and inquiry based learning

Children love nature and they love photos so why not combine the two to celebrate Nature Photography Day. Of course, the other thing kids love is asking questions so why not throw a little science inquiry into the mix? Let … Continue reading

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Halloween Science: Some pumpkin fun for children

Do you have some left over pumpkins from your Halloween celebration? Or perhaps your local store or garden shop has some extra stock of gourds? If so, you are well on your way to a fun science and math lesson … Continue reading

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How to engage girls in science, technology, engineering & math

Author Ann Gadzikowski recently shared her perspective on girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) with the attendees of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children conference in Denmark. We are excited to continue our STEM series with a … Continue reading

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The STEM series: Introduction to basics

We’ve been hearing from our readers and educators about how much they love STEM and are trying to incorporate it into their classrooms and lessons. The four STEM disciplines are often considered staples in elementary, middle, and high school curriculum, but … Continue reading

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