Our friends at Ohio State University’s Family Engagement Center are known for their incredible resources to support family learning. In their most recent newsletter, they featured our activities for STEM learning at home.
Professional Development | Engineering for All | Engineering is Elementary | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | EiE for Families | Tuesday, June 8
Bringing STEM Home: I Spy STEM in the World
We know that kids are natural engineers. Keeping them engaged and learning at home and in our communities helps to build on their innate curiosity and see opportunities for learning in their everyday surroundings. As part of our Bringing STEM Home series, we’re sharing easy, free or low cost at-home activities and experiments for learners in K-8th grade.
Engineering Everywhere | Early Engineering | Engineering Design Process | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | EiE for Families | Museum of Science | Friday, May 21
Exploring an Engineering Career with the Engineering Design Workshop: Powered by MathWorks
Ever wondered what kind of career your learners could pursue with an engineering education? Has your student demonstrated skills with problem solving and creative thinking? It might be time to visit our newest exhibit at the Museum of Science!
EiE Teaching Tips | Implementing EiE | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | EiE for Families | Thursday, May 20
Supporting Students’ Social Emotional Needs During the Return to School In Person
As our students continue to return to their classrooms, educators everywhere are reporting that their learners are experiencing anxiety, have trouble concentrating and are struggling with their work. Supporting learners’ social emotional needs has always been important but, after the disjointed last year, the need to tune in to these elements of their education is all the more essential.
EiE Teaching Tips | Implementing EiE | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | EiE for Families | Monday, May 17
7 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for Teaching Computer Science (CS)
Research-backed strategies for teaching CS:1. Provide visuals. Support student understanding with visual examples, instructions, and explanations. Start with lots of scaffolding, and gradually remove it as students progress.
→ Classroom Application: Download EiE’s free Coding Block Reference Sheet for Scratch Use this visual resource to support all students, especially English Language Learners, as they solve problems, collaborate, and learn new CS vocabulary.