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Our Simple Guidelines Teaching Kids to Code   Apple's 2016 World Wide Developers Conference featured the inspiring opening video "Everyone Can Code" which showed people from around the world, many only student aged, demonstrating the incredible things they were able to build on a computer because of...

Best Make Makey Activities guaranteed to stimulate the imagination!  Makey Makey is an invention kit aimed at getting kids to use their imagination and be an inventor! It’s gaining popularity just because of how much you can do with a single kit. All you need to get started...

10 STEM Challenges: Idea Roundup!   Education never seems to lack a new fad teaching strategy, curriculum emphasis, instructor temperament, or trendy buzzword to garner our hopes of a bright future for our students and our profession. In fact, ScienceGeek has created a playful jargon generator that...

STEM vs. STEAM STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. STEM is still the more prevalent acronym in education, with focuses on STEM-certified schools and STEM labs and entire categories of STEM related educational products, while...

  What is Computer Science Education Week? Computer Science Education Week (CSEDweek.org) is a national movement to focus on Computer Science in schools K-12 to inspire an interest in Computer Science education and careers. Computer Science Education Week is December 5-11, 2016. If you are still looking for activities to...

Missed buying a Sphero 2.0 or the new BB-8 Droid by Sphero on Black Friday? This is our top pick to purchase this holiday season for educational STEM toys in 2016. Sphero activities are endless, within both the home and in classrooms. If your class has a...

Five-year-olds are enthusiastic learners and problems solvers. Their imaginations expand into a desire to solve problems in creative ways. They know counting, begin basic addition/subtraction, and telling time. This is an age where this enthusiasm for problem solving should be encouraged, and STEM (science, technology,...