Monday, September 19th marks the beginning of National Coding Week, promoting tech skills and tech education in the workplace and schools. National Coding Week was founded in 2014 by former headteacher Richard Rolfe and tech entrepreneur Jordan Love with the intent of encouraging all people to learn new digital skills. During the observed week, STEM educators and computer science professionals focus on promoting coding and digital literacy to everybody in a fun and engaging way. This year’s theme spotlights how learning new digital skills can help solve problems for ourselves, others and society.
EiE Resources for Teachers | Early Childhood STEM Education | Classroom Organization | EiE Teaching Tips | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Friday, September 9
As educators, we want to teach our lessons in the most effective way to ensure our learners retain and understand what they’re learning. But we also want to make sure students are engaged and interested in their work, because we know everyone has their own specific needs when it comes to their personal learning style.
Out-of-School time | EiE Resources for Teachers | Early Childhood STEM Education | Classroom Organization | EiE Teaching Tips | Digital Storybooks | Engineering in Elementary STEM Education | Afterschool | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Learn.EiE | EiE Families | Wednesday, August 10
As elementary educators, you know the importance of being prepared, especially as you prepare to teach STEM. To help you get ready for the coming school year, we’ve gathered our top quick tips for teachers returning to the classroom.
Out-of-School time | EiE Resources for Teachers | EiE Teaching Tips | Implementing EiE | Engineering for All | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | STEM Implementation | Virtual Learning | Climate Change | NASA | Wednesday, July 20
It’s the anniversary of the moon landing! In 1969, the Apollo 11 mission landed among the stars, marking one giant step for man and a giant leap for mankind. 53 years after the mission, people across the world are once again celebrating the moon landing, the odds that were stacked against it and how it continues to influence spaceflight. This year, here are some space-themed resources and activities to explore to support learning:
Out-of-School time | EiE Resources for Teachers | Early Childhood STEM Education | EiE Teaching Tips | EiE Research Results | Digital Storybooks | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Early Engineering | Engineering is Elementary | Engineering Design Process | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Engineering Activities | Computer Science | Virtual Learning | EiE for Families | EiE Families | Monday, July 11
Research has shown that direct family involvement in learning has a significant impact on a student's academic achievement and future goals. That’s why we’ve created EiE Families! Designed for families with kids ages 4 to 11, our new online experience includes at-home and on-the-go activities to support learning wherever you are. Improved accessibility features on the site like interactive read-alouds, animations, and more make learning more engaging, and fun. EiE Families also offers detailed instructions to support educators in hosting their own community STEM event.