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Curious about Mindfulness Labs? Try one now.

Curious about Mindfulness Labs? Try one now.

As we all continue to adapt with the constant changes and challenges of the Pandemic, schools have been turning to mindfulness to help students and staff alike. Studies have shown that even just 5 min of mindfulness a day can make a world of difference in student stress, performance, and even interpersonal communications. With that in mind, a lot of schools have been putting together lessons or labs centered around mindfulness for students. Here at the Douglas Stewart Company, we have created a virtual mindfulness lab of our own! You can check it out on the blog, or experience it live in our virtual campus. Continue reading

K-12 Funding Basics: Understanding Grants

K-12 Funding Basics: Understanding Grants

With most of a school’s given budget going to fund yearly expenses, grants are vital for schools looking to add in additional tools, resources, and technologies. Grant funding can come from the federal budget, or from a private donor. Grants all come with their own rules and regulations in terms of what the money can be spent on, and what reporting schools may need to provide in return. 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