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How to Create a Sports Lesson Plan

Using sports to facilitate curriculum in the classroom is a great way to get students excited about learning. These lessons cater to students regardless of their interests, especially the students who are more interested in athletics. As educators, we always look for ways to maximize student participation, comprehension, and interest in the subject matter. Sports…

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The Benefits of Cross-Curricular Instruction 

Student learning styles are not cookie cutter. Each student learns and comprehends information differently. As educators, it is essential to know each student’s style and use cross-curricular teaching in the classroom to engage a broader range of students.  Cross-Curricular Definition  Cross-curricular teaching is the use of multiple academic disciplines during each lesson. This teaching method…

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Benefits of Summer Enrichment Programs

What are Summer Enrichment Programs? Summer enrichment programs are activities and initiatives that engage students in their education throughout the summer months. This can be used to combat the summer slump regardless of a child’s grade level. Summer enrichment programs can be facilitated by educators or parents at-home or through summer camps.  The goal of…

How to Engage Students in STEM Education

Engaging students in lectures can be difficult for educators, especially when the curriculum is centered around science, technology, engineering, and math. For most students, there is a level of discomfort surrounding STEM subjects. This can translate to a lack of active engagement and excitement around the curricula.  With online learning on the rise, this has…

3 benefits of STEM Education at home

You will often see STEM Sports® advocating and providing at-home learning opportunities. We do this because there are real-time benefits to expanding education outside of the classroom and into the home.  These include: Children have the opportunity to learn at their own pace Often, in classroom settings, children all have to move at the same…