STEAM Fun4Kids Lesson
Education, Elementary Science, Mathematics, Preschool, STEAM, STEM Education

Math Myths

Since so many teachers are fearful of math, I am going to start out by exploding some of the more common myths that prevent us from thinking mathematically and actually ENJOYING teaching it! Myth 1: Math is about getting the one right answer. No matter what you experienced in math class this is not correct.… Continue reading Math Myths

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Beets STEAM Fun4Kids Lesson
Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Science, Mathematics, STEM Education, The Arts

Measurement Lab: Observing Beets

In this observation lab students are introduced to basic measuring tools: metric ruler, metric tape measure, balance scale and gram weights. The example lesson is drawn from a second grade class who have been presented with fresh beets to observe. However, this lesson can be done at any grade level using any type of engaging object… Continue reading Measurement Lab: Observing Beets