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Why Elementary Needs STEM Integration


Post by ETT Instructor Shawn O’Neill As educators we know that incorporating STEM into our elementary classrooms has benefits that reach far beyond just science and mathematics. (1) STEM occupations are projected to grow faster than any other job field, jumping an estimated average of 10.8% Making STEM Accessible to All”.

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Offering Electives to Elementary Students

User Generated Education

It is not clear to me why elementary students are rarely offered elective courses. I never understood why elementary students aren’t shown the bigger picture of a lesson, unit, or course. I have the privilege of teaching gifted elementary students at a few Title 1 schools.


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3 essential tools to make elementary science easier

eSchool News

Key points: Interactivity and engaging resources can make science more approachable Elementary school teachers need easy-to-use science tools that will grab students’ attention During my time as a kindergarten teacher, I learned three major lessons about our youngest learners’ relationship to science.

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DLEMS 00: Deeper learning in elementary and middle schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

And so it begins… I am on sabbatical in Spring 2023, unpacking deeper learning in elementary and middle schools. Driving Question What do students, teachers, and leaders do in ‘deeper learning’ elementary and middle schools that is different from their traditional peers?

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20 of the Best STEM Books for Kids


Books are an excellent way to help children connect more deeply to science, technology, engineering, and math (or STEM) concepts they are learning in class. Plus, they practice reading skills as they strengthen STEM connections! Titles marked with an asterisk(*) are free books from that teach STEM concepts.

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How to Differentiate Instruction in Elementary Math

The CoolCatTeacher

Understandably, kindergarten and elementary teachers need to reach every student where they are on their learning journey, but it isn't always easy. Episode 793 - The 10 Minute Teacher Podcast How to Differentiate Math Instruction in the Elementary Classroom Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson. eSpark is free forever for teachers.

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Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

A growing focus of schools is STEM. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular. So, what is STEM education?

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