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Teacher Resources: STEM Resources

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John Spencer has a lot of resources incorporating STEM.

He also co-wrote resources on LAUNCH: a K-12 design thinking framework.

A teacher-reading recommendation would be the book "LAUNCH:  Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring out the Maker in Every Student"

Tips to Start Out:

  • Model problem-solving when introducing challenges for the first time
  • Be explicit in how to use the materials.
  • Use your works carefully.  Don't refer to STEM supplies as "toys" but "tools."
  • Incorporate engineering vocabulary where you can.

Recommended for inspiration:

and many more!

Research that Supports:

 

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