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Virtual Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

Virtual Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

While the holiday season may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of things you can do to spread a little extra cheer. We’ve compiled a list (and checked it twice) of projects from our partners that really got us in to the holiday spirit. Makey Makey https://makeymakey.com/blogs/how-to-instructions/hacking-holiday-led-light-strings-with-makey-makey https://www.instructables.com/Makey-Makey-Holiday-Jukebox/ iRobot Holiday sweater- … Continue reading

Ed Tech Tools to help beat the COVID Slide

Ed Tech Tools to help beat the COVID Slide

Last week we talked about the impact that COVID- 19 has had on education this year. As renaissance reported, students seem to be performing well in reading, but are really starting to fall behind in math. What can we do to help students stay on track and improve learning outcomes while they learn virtually? Reading … Continue reading

How Has the COVID Slide Impacted Students?

How Has the COVID Slide Impacted Students?

Before school even started, educators and experts across the education industry were concerned about “the COVID slide”. Much like the summer slide, the COVID slide refers to a loss of knowledge or struggle to meet benchmark metrics that many students may face after difficulties with zoom learning and connectivity issues. The subjects that were the … Continue reading

Celebrate STEAM/STEM Day

Celebrate STEAM/STEM Day

November 8 is international STEAM/STEM day. While this year celebrations will have to look a little different, there are still plenty of ways to join in on the fun. Here are some of our favorite ideas for how to get involved. Get creative Whether it is coding, art, an experiment, or finding a new way … Continue reading

5 Tips for Supporting STEAM Culture in Education 

5 Tips for Supporting STEAM Culture in Education 

Effective STEAM learning requires a culture and environment that allows students to practice creative problem solving, computational thinking, and other skills vital for entering tomorrow’s workforce. Creating a new learning culture can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Here are our top 5 tips for supporting STEAM culture in Education. Continue reading

VirBELA Tips and Tricks

VirBELA Tips and Tricks

Our world and our education spaces are shifting to accommodate this new normal and it only makes sense that we adapt and adjust. Education events have had to be taken virtually in order to ensure that we are still able to have conversations surrounding education and make connections. Here at The Douglas Stewart Company, we … Continue reading