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STEM challenges are the best way to begin building classroom community and teamwork at the beginning of the year. They are also a great way to introduce problem solving skills and get students thinking creatively and outside the box.
The best part is students LOVE them, and they don't even realize they are learning!
The following are our top 5 picks for back to school STEM activities.
Did you know that STEM activities are a great way to build classroom community and teamwork at the beginning of the year?
Unfortunately, STEM challenges can tend to be used as a classroom competition where students and groups are competing against each other. While classroom competitions can be fun, the goal of STEM should be to encourage a growth mindset in students.
How do we accomplish this?
While it is important to take some time off this summer, spending some time reflecting and planning for next year is a great way to get ahead for next school year. My new favorite place for classroom inspiration is Instagram!
Here are my top 10 picks to help you rock your back to school organization!