Recent Articles of Interest

  • July 22, 2022
    Coding for Children: 5 Essential Skills Kids Can Learn with the Hobby

    Programming is an important lesson for educating children who interact with various gadgets and technologies daily, given that exposure through classroom opportunities can help clear any misconceptions the kids may have about the digital world. As documented in a study on “Investigating Preschool Educators’ Implementation of Computer Programming”, many schools are making efforts to integrate programming […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • July 5, 2022
    Snapshot of STEM Education in the USA!

    Interested in knowing exactly where the USA Education system stands in terms of meeting the future needs of the American economy and helping American children realize their true potential – its all here in the National Science Board report. Here are just some of the various issues explored and reported on: Which are the basic […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • June 30, 2022
    What does STEM have to do with farming?

    Agriculture & STEM – Hands-on Education for the Next Generation Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics aren’t theoretical; they influence every part of life; even agriculture. STEM is especially important in agriculture. There’s a legitimate “Science” to crop cultivation. Native Americans planted corn inside a fish so the plant would derive nutrients from the decomposing animal; […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • June 28, 2022
    STEM and the question of Water Quality

    A Free STEM Water Curriculum for Students of All Backgrounds One of the most important aspects of a STEM curriculum is changing how students perceive learning. What do you think of when you hear the word “school”? Do you think of stuffy educators and fluorescent lighting in stifled classrooms, or do you think about hands-on […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • June 21, 2022
    STEM & the Science of Baseball!

    Leaning Into Actual Student Interests: STEM and The Baseball Hall of Fame Many educators don’t realize The Baseball Hall of Fame takes a direct interest in helping students learn. This American institution offers 15 lesson plans totally free, and aligned with trends in modern math, and English such as Common Core. Totally free curricula includes […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • June 14, 2022
    Science Curriculum Resource for All Educators

    Looking for ways to present your science curriculum so that it engages your students?  For science educators of any stripe, Science Friday is a digital event worth attending. Every Friday there’s a new collection of podcasts that define a broad selection of diverse topics. Beyond audio podcasts, the digital event includes various articles and a […]

    Yoel Ben-Avraham
  • June 8, 2022
    STEM Tools for Teachers

    11 STEM Resources To Enrich Your Curriculum Are you an educator looking for ways to capture students imaginations and increase their attention span?  Any of the following 11 free resources and online tools for STEM teachers can help you in this area. Recommended STEM Tools for Teachers CLEAN: This website offers a collection of more […]

    Yoel Ben-Avraham
  • June 2, 2022
    4 Reasons Why STEM Education Sets Kids Up for Success

    If you want a brighter future for your child, it’s time to invest in their STEM education. While everyone understands the significance of STEM in our daily lives, the 2019 Trends in International and Mathematics Science Study unfortunately revealed that American students are falling behind in STEM proficiency. This is worrying, especially since early STEM […]

    Megan Hale
  • May 31, 2022
    STEM Podcasts for Kids: Think of Lightfin Casefiles

    STEM Podcasts for Kids: Think of Lightfin Casefiles like a sort of audio journey much like the Finding Nemo movies, where the host pretends to be a fish solving mysteries in the ocean. Critical thinking of a problem-solving variety is integral to any STEM field. This podcast is produced by a dedicated staff who have […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • May 24, 2022
    School Network Security: Common Dangers and Potential Solutions

    A Notable Threat School Network Security is a growing issue as schools integrate hybrid learning more and more into their curriculum. It doesn’t matter if you’re managing an elementary school or a high school: if you have a computer network on-premises, you’re at heightened risk for cyber attack. Complicating this reality are remote educational options […]

    Kevin Bennett
  • May 12, 2022
    STEM Resources – Podcasts for Kids – Tumble

    Tumble is a podcast with a direct focus on science, and children. The idea is to make scientific breakthroughs and understanding of the world more accessible to those who aren’t familiar with the subject matter. The podcast is designed for not just children, though. The whole family can enjoy this entertaining, informative program. Stories are […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • May 10, 2022
    Adding Spice to STEM Activities for Sumer Camps or the Classroom!

    Coding summer camp provides very real STEM skills to students, but it doesn’t always sound like a lot of fun. Everybody wants to be in perfect shape, nobody wants to hit the gym. Still, people do enjoy playing games of sport that enhance physical excellence. Similarly, there are ways to have fun in coding class […]

    Dmitry Litvinov