I am so very proud of my colleagues and their implementation of K-5 STEM lesson plans on our first school-wide STEM Day! Students were engaged, practiced the 4C’s (communication, collaboration, critical thinking skills, and creativity), and teachers did a wonderful job stepping back and letting their students take the lead! It was amazing 🙂
1st Grade: https://sway.com/T33j3Wg7F5hjIHNr
2nd Grade: https://sway.com/REA7XMeu9opMCjvE
3rd Grade: https://sway.com/pDy1z0w0BEWyyp6f
4th Grade: https://sway.com/IQHzJSZTNH2LlWVm
5th Grade: https://sway.com/CMpoRbhdwehSAQ7n
Students had so much fun with this STEM Challenge, “Bring Back the Lights”, even though it took them 2-3 STEM classes to figure out how to light up the holiday lights. They practiced the 4 C’s (communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking skills) and after many iterations of the process and perseverance, all were successful! Click on the link for lesson plan: Bring Back the Lights! STEM Challenge
Thanks to my colleagues from the Cobb Education Consortium K-12 Committee and Lockheed Martin for making our 5th grade STEM day at HLES a hit! Students were engaged from beginning to end from watching science demonstrations, collaborating with their peers to try and find a solution to an island challenge where students have to extract salt from water to obtain clean drinkable water, and finally listening to Lockheed Martin’s engineers discuss STEM careers. Students begged for more!!!
November 17th was the BEST day EVER of my teaching career! I was totally surprised by the Atlanta Braves Foundation and the Cobb Schools Foundation with a grant to enhance my coding and robotics club. It’s such a rewarding feeling to be acknowledged for the work that I do in the classroom. I’m so grateful!