What is a WebQuest? A WebQuest is a relatively new teaching strategy. It is an inquiry-based lesson created for students. Students are on a quest, or journey, to find information from one or more websites. The websites are predetermined by the teacher or WebQuest creator. Why Create a WebQuest? Students are actively engaged while completing […]
The Best STEM Challenge for Primary Grades Improve Student Learning with a STEM Challenge Do you want your students and their families to have fun while learning about the different aspects of S.T.E.A.M? (Yes, we added the “A” for art because one of us is an art teacher!) If you do, then the Sammie STEAM […]
I am positive your classroom is full of little engineers- just like mine. Actually, I think kids are natural engineers! They tinker and build and take things apart and put them back together. They make instant adjustments and improvise fearlessly as they invent! A few years ago when I started my new school adventure with […]
Building towers and other structures is always a great STEM activity. You encounter different challenges depending on the building material you use. Some of our favorites are LEGOs, playing cards, uncooked spaghetti with marshmallows, and paper cups. We recently tried out twisting balloons as a tower material, and it was quite an interesting experience! This […]
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