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5 Tips to Manage Student Anxiety When Returning to the Classroom

5 Tips to Manage Student Anxiety When Returning to the Classroom

66% of students are anxious about returning to school, according to the Recovery Village. During COVID-19, many students adjusted to learning from home and being around their families more often. As the world begins to re-open, psychologists are noticing higher general and separation anxiety rates in children as they return to the classroom. (Child Mind Institute). When you prepare your classroom for in-person learning, it is crucial to cater to students’ increased anxiety and foster a learning environment where they feel safe. Continue reading

Navigating the Digital Human Experience

Navigating the Digital Human Experience

The digital human experience. What is it? Who builds it? How to we navigate it? What jobs and industries might be created in this new space? In today’s blog we take the first few steps into navigating this experience through an exhibit curated by Matthew Hodge, an Interactive Game Design teacher at CART, an indie game developer, and our guide through this new digital landscape. 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

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

The Importance of Teaching Creativity

The Importance of Teaching Creativity

Creativity is a needed skill for the modern workforce. According to the Future of Jobs report by World Economic Forum, complex problem solving, social skills, and process skills are the top three skills that students will need to succeed in the future. As more and more positions are being moved from human workers to machines, … Continue reading