One of the biggest challenges middle school educators face is creating a high-quality STEM curriculum, especially during distance learning. While STEM is the driving force behind many aspects of modern life, including technology and medicine, many instructors struggle to get kids interested.
There’s a lot of buzz around STEM right now, and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. It’s true that technology and engineering jobs are on the rise, but does every student really need to learn STEM skills? As it turns out, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is uniquely suited to prepare students for success. Here are five reasons to focus on STEM education in 2021.
It’s likely that most of today’s educators never heard the term “computational thinking” while they were in school. But today, the term is rapidly becoming a part of the curriculum throughout the country. Teaching computational thinking is vital to the current young generation’s success.
Coding games are not just a fun pastime. They’re also a highly effective teaching tool for elementary and middle school technology educators.
These are just a few of the ways your students and teachers can benefit from a multiplayer coding game:
Teaching technology can be challenging even in times when students aren’t physically distanced or learning from home.
Fortunately, teaching the Google Suite doesn’t have to be difficult. We’re here to help and suggest some web-based curriculum tools you may find helpful.
It seems like everyone is talking about wanting kids to learn to code. But given that the majority of jobs do not require coding, you may be wondering whether it’s really as important as everyone seems to think. Here are five reasons your students will benefit from adding a coding curriculum to your school.
With students spending so much time online during the pandemic, there’s been more talk about digital citizenship than ever. You may be wondering what this popular term means and what falls under its umbrella.
With so many of today’s jobs requiring strong technology skills, it’s no wonder why educators and parents alike want students to learn to code when they are young. Fortunately, there are plenty of code games and courses available that teachers can use regardless of their coding background.
Yeti is the ideal web-based STEM curriculum addition for middle school and upper elementary students. Learn more about our engaging lessons in biology, coding, digital citizenship, and more!
We asked nine middle school students what athletes should know about digital citizenship and how they can avoid mistakes they will later regret. Here are their answers!
Use these tips and activities to make your middle school STEM curriculum more effective for all students.
More and more middle and upper elementary school students and parents are looking for opportunities to learn to code. With Yeti Academy, you can provide that learning experience in any classroom — whether in person or remote.