Matti Cridge

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Recent Posts by Matti

Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:16 PM in STEM Activities for Young Students
In my kindergarten classroom, my students participated in a STEM activity that focused on measuring wind speeds. The students were challenged to explore materials and create a device that they thought would measure wind speed. The students worked collaboratively to create their devices, tested them, and used them outside to collect data about the wind. The students loved becoming scientists and e...

Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:04 PM in Tips for engagement
One tip for getting students to be engaged in a science lesson is to give the students the opportunity to explore science independently. Instead of giving them all of the answers in a lecture, allow the students to conduct their own experiments and collect their own data. This will allow the students to come to their own conclusions about science and will inspire their curiousity about the topic....