Between planned meetings that took me out of the classroom to being wiped out with bronchitis, the students had some guest teacher time. STEAM was still at the center of our activities, but we took a break from our PLTW curriculum.
Kindergarten & 1st Grade-STEAM Bins
Using the STEAM Bins and task cards, the students created structures using the materials found in the bins. Each group of students had a bin that included materials like pipe cleaners, dominoes, Play-Doh, craft sticks, paper cards, base-ten blocks, tangrams, Unifix cubes, and Legos to explore and create.
The students used online typing games to practice their keyboarding skills. The 2nd grade students accessed the STEAM Studio website to choose the game and the 3rd-5th graders played Nitrotype.
Welcome to the STEAM Studio Blog for Jamestown Upper & Lower Elementary Schools in Hudsonville, MI. Here you will find the latest projects and concepts we've been working on in class.
comes to Hudsonville with 17 years of teaching information and technology skills to elementary students. After earning a BA in Elementary Education at the University of Northern Iowa and a Master’s degree from the University of Iowa in 2000, she drew a circle on the map and chose Southwest Michigan.