STEAM

By Dion Norman | Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). From the Maker Movement to project based learning, the STEAM movement is the key to inspiring the innovators of tomorrow.

How Maker Mindsets Can Be An Easy Fit For Rural Schools

The maker movement has expanded greatly in recent years and much of the attention has focused on cities with high population density and large …

Montana

How one California school district is leading the way on new science standards

As schools nationwide take on the most comprehensive overhaul of science standards in 20 years, a school district in a quiet suburb of Los Angeles …

Code.org

Facilitators<p>Angie Kalthoff<p>Angie began her career teaching in an English Language classroom. Her students were new to the country, with little to no …

Education

Google’s new kit uses Raspberry Pi to bring image recognition to your project

Google said on Thursday, November 30 that it released a new AIY Vision do-it-yourself kit based on the Raspberry Pi Zero W board. The kit follows …

Raspberry Pi

9 Sites That Make Programming For Kids Fun

A below Ted Talk featuring the charismatic 6th grade programmer Thomas Suarez has shown that programming is a skill that can be learnt at any age. …

Gift ideas for kids: STEM toys that are fun and teach coding

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Millennials' kids are growing up having never …

Kids

The First MakerBot K–12 Innovation Center Teaches Students STEAM Skills

As 3D printing continues to prove itself as an effective tool in the education sector, companies like MakerBot are stepping up to <b>make sure that</b> …

Education

Minecraft Hour of Code

Learn Teach Projects Stats Help Us About<p>Sign in<p>Course Catalog<p>Projects<p>Report bug<p>Help and support<p>Learn<p>Teach<p>Educator Overview<p>Elementary School<p>Middle …

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The History of STEM vs. STEAM Education (and the Rise of STREAM)

By Amy PietrowskiOne K–12 educator offers an example of truly cross-curricular education.

Education

How do you get kids into coding? Tynker and Parrot let them use it to fly drones

As drone prices continue to drop, the popularity of the flying devices has yet to wane. Couple this love of remote-controlled flying with the …

Kids

Making STEM Equitable With Beautiful Ideas, Affordable Projects and Serious Play

Fun is science educator Sam Haynor’s superpower.There are schools out there—you know who you are—with reputations as places “where fun goes to die.” …

Harvard

Teachers talk: 12 makerspace must-haves for back-to-school

Makerspaces are becoming a classroom staple. As these shared spaces for student-led learning continue to flourish, the concepts, tools and …

Education

5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

Aaron Maurer on episode 140 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Aaron …

Education

Get Started with Coding in the Classroom

Teaching Strategies for Coding<p>Practical tips and advice to help you plan engaging and inclusive coding lessons in your classroom<p>Looking for more …

Education

STEM Learning Advances When All Students Participate

By Nathan LangPrograms are enriched by diversity and a personalized and collaborative approach.

Pedagogy

Combining Art and Technology Engages Students

To maker-educators Fabrice Florin and Edward Janne, maker ed is not just about the technology: “the real power comes from enabling students to build …

Wikimedia

5 Resources for Design Thinking Challenges

When introducing Design Thinking to children, it’s important to include the “empathy” part of the process. Sometimes, it is easier for students to …

Design Thinking

How Integrating Physical Art Into Digital Creations Expands Creativity

Students in Cathy Hunt’s art classes are constantly blurring the lines between physically created art and digital creations. In one project, students …

Pedagogy

Is Design Thinking Missing From ADDIE?

261 Shares<p>Even though a crucial part of our jobs involve design, the prevailing instructional design models are based on systems thinking. Systems …

Everyone Can Code With Apple’s K-12 Coding Initiative

Apple’s coding curriculum for schools has been expanded and updated recently to include a full spectrum of offerings for students in K-12 classrooms. …

Education

Apple Swift Playgrounds can now program your robots and drones

Apple doesn't build robots or drones, but now you can use its software to program them.<p>On Thursday, Apple announced that, starting June 5, its …

Robots

Apple's kid-friendly coding app can now bring toys to life

In 2014, Apple introduced a programming language called Swift that made waves in the developer community -- not just for its power and flexibility, but for how easy it is to learn. So easy, in fact, that Apple believes it could be anyone's first programming language. That's why it went ahead and …

Kids

How a Middle School Library Promotes Maker Learning for All Students

<i>The Digital Promise maker learning team spent some time in Greer, South Carolina this winter observing and filming the Riverside Middle School</i> …

Education

STEM to STEAM: Resources Toolkit

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math<p>Explore ways to use STEM lessons and approaches to help students practice cross-disciplinary thinking and …

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

Learning

EduTech: With Swift Playgrounds, Apple has a chance to change programming forever

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments</i> …

Apple partners with Tynker to create game-based Swift coding lessons for kids

Apple has partnered with Tynker, a San Francisco-based STEM education platform, to release two new game-based programming lessons aimed to help kids learn how to code. The new <i>Space Cadet</i> and <i>Dragon Spells</i> courses are available for free.<p>The partnership includes free guides for teachers available …