Blog Archives - STEM Education Works
June 29, 2022

Bridging the Gap Between Block Coding and Text-Based Coding with micro:bit

Hello, everyone! Most of you are likely familiar with the world of computer programming – at least to some degree. You’ve probably heard of text-based programming […]
June 15, 2022

Putting the T in STEM: Interview with Naomi Meredith

For this month’s blog, we are excited to introduce Naomi Meredith. Naomi just finished her 10th year as an elementary teacher and is a STEM superstar! […]
June 1, 2022

Summer Sphero Care

Your room is packed up for the summer. The posters are down from the walls for that district-wide painting project. You are just about ready to […]
May 18, 2022

In the Trenches: Looking Back at 2021/2022

To close out my blog posts for the school year, I interviewed eight public school teachers and librarians. They asked to remain anonymous, but here is […]
May 4, 2022

5 Fun Science Facts about Star Wars

“May the Force be with you,” is a phrase that undoubtedly brings up memories of Star Wars (even if you aren’t a fan). With that being […]
April 20, 2022

Astronomy Tips for Star Gazers

Back when I was in graduate school, between researching the theoretical interior of neutron stars and teaching undergraduate physics classes and labs, by far my favorite […]
April 6, 2022

National Robotics Week

It’s National Robotics Week, an annual celebration to “inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in robotics and other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) […]
March 23, 2022

Choosing STEM Education

Why STEM Education? Why STEM?  Isn’t it just another fad? Why should I have to teach it? These are questions I heard often as a teacher. […]
March 9, 2022

The Crossroads Between Art and STEM: Interview with Brian Roark

Hello everyone,   When it comes to the STEM subjects, we often think of a scientist in a lab following rigid procedures or an engineer relying […]