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  • Are you ready to decorate your classroom bulletin boards? I love creating eye-catching designs that help students stay engaged! Now, this is a topic that we all have a love-hate relationship with! Bulletin Boards and STEM Decor. I still remember those early days in my teaching career when I changed my boards often. Like at… [Continue Reading]

    Save Time with These Bulletin Board Tips and Tricks
  • Today is a little peek inside how I organize materials and store things for STEM class! It is rather daunting to think about putting all these materials away- and then being able to find things again or quickly! Let me assure that I am not claiming any mystical powers for organizing and my ways may… [Continue Reading]

    Let’s Get Organized- 5 Easy Ways
  • Can we talk about distance learning? What does it mean for you? For many of us, it means online lessons and assignments. Thank goodness for Boom Learning and digital resources! If you read my post last week I told you about STEM at Home. But, what about those classrooms and teachers that do not have… [Continue Reading]

    More Distance Learning Ideas
  • If you need some engaging resources for late January or February, I have you covered for Groundhog Day! Groundhog Day has a fascination for elementary students. They love watching Punxsutawney Phil predict the early spring or more snow. Actually, I think students like the thought of more snow days! In this post, for your convenience,… [Continue Reading]

    Groundhog Day Resources for an Exciting Celebration
  • Pipe cleaner projects? Really? Yes, really! I have written about straws and craft sticks, using string, and so many more materials. But never have I focused on pipe cleaner projects! So, let’s take a look at ten projects that include using these versatile fuzzy sticks 🙂 A Few Tips to Get Started Over the years… [Continue Reading]

    10 Pipe Cleaner Projects in STEM
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  • What can a shipwreck, a tough pirate, and a jolly pirate do for your STEM class? Good question and I am going to show you exactly what these sweet little picture books can do to get your class going with sailboats! Ships ahoy! In this post, for your convenience, you may find Amazon Affiliate links,… [Continue Reading]

    Shipwrecks and Jolly Pirates and First Grade STEM!

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Simple STEM Ideas to Get Started

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10 Teacher Hacks You Need Right Now!

Let’s face it! Teachers need all the things. All the tips. All the stuff. All the Teacher HACKS! Try these ten ideas to organize your classroom and save a little money! Do you love reading about teacher hacks like I do? Do you love saving time and money? Whether it is shopping hacks, ... READ the POST

Bargain Materials for Your STEM Class

We always look for bargains and items we can use in STEM class! I know you agree and I have some great ideas for you- from a dollar store! A few years ago I discovered I could save money on STEM materials. I know you want in on this little secret about bargains for your STEM Class, but I imagine ... READ the POST

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