STEM Learning & Experiments by Because Learning
Making STEM fun for learners through real-world data. (And helping parents and educators, too!)
Check out our latest posts below.
As educators, it is our job to take into consideration the unique qualities of this generation and factor that into the way we teach. And that may mean an upheaval of what is considered a pretty “traditional” teaching method.
When picturing a STEM classroom, what comes to mind? Is it a teacher at the front of the room, scribbling complicated equations onto a blackboard while students hurriedly take notes? Or is it a laboratory with students hunched over various beakers and test tubes, too focused on their work to speak?
Too often, STEM education is characterized as both too analytical and too critical. Feelings are for “soft” subjects like English and social studies, right? As many schools and programs are showing, incorporating empathy into STEM education isn’t just possible. It helps students make profound real-world connections.
Today, children and adults alike interact with technology more than ever. Just think: how many children under 10 do you know that have their own phone or tablet? (For us, it’s “plenty.”) Now, how many children could explain the technology inside those devices? Understanding how technology works, even at a basic level, gives children advantages. […]
In just one month, 21 teachers will experience how to enhance their STEM curriculum with the latest classroom tech.
Want to see real-world STEM inspiration in action? Then you’ll want to check out what students in Utah did with aerial drones and Because Learning Sensor Kits.
“How can I help students master what they learn? And how can I help students who master material faster stay engaged, while not leaving behind the students who take a little more time?”
In our Lessons portal, Because Learning has over 130 (and counting) Lessons for your classroom. Check out a preview of our Lesson format with one of our most popular choices, Sunscreen Science!
Since launching the Because Learning Lessons Portal, users have been able to search by grade level, subject, and learning standard. Now we’re giving everyone a peek into our curriculum!
How do you know if an experiment is actually valid? With so many projects, games, and lessons using the “STEM” label, telling the real thing from the wannabes can be tricky. But our newest infographic is here to help.