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Engage Students in STEAM in the Classroom and Beyond

Engage Students in STEAM in the Classroom and Beyond

Educators worldwide are working to incorporate STEAM education into their classrooms. The most significant distinction between Traditional and STEAM learning is that Traditional Learning is built around memorization and recitation techniques (LinkedIn), while STEAM focuses on boosting creativity through the integration of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM). Why … Continue reading

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

Meet a few of our favorite LGBTQIA+ Scientists

Meet a few of our favorite LGBTQIA+ Scientists

Dr Sally Ride made history in 1983 as the first American woman and the first recorded LGBTQIA+ person to travel in space. After retiring from NASA, Sally worked with universities, co-wrote seven science books, and directed educational programs to foster student interest in STEM. She also co-founded @sallyridescienceatucsandiego with her partner and friends. Dr. Lauren … Continue reading