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10 Fun STEAM Activities for Your Classroom

Adapted from STEAM In a Jar®: Experiments, Activities, and Trivia for Your Classroom by Garth Sundem With the school year fully underway, here are some activities to keep kids engaging their brains. These 10 fun (and educational) hands-on activities that … Continue reading

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13 Quick Conversation Starters for Meaningful Student Mental Health Check-Ins

Adapted from Tell Me More In a Jar® Building relationships with students can start with short, meaningful conversations. The benefit of student mental health check-ins? Author and school counselor Stephanie Filio says, “SEL check-ins tell our students a lot about … Continue reading

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Challenge 1: What’s Your Screen Scene? An Excerpt from Slaying Digital Dragons by Alex J. Packer, Ph.D.

The book Slaying Digital Dragons empowers young adults to take charge of their digital lives and improve their mental health and well-being. With a frank and humorous approach to a timely topic, award-winning author Alex J. Packer, Ph.D., pulls back … Continue reading

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11 Creative Thinking Prompts to Build Classroom Community

Adapted from Creative Thinking In a Jar® We’re a few weeks into the school year, and before you get sucked into DEVOLSON (the dark, evil vortex of late September, October, and November), recapture some of that new school year sparkle! … Continue reading

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11 Great Minds in STEAM to Get Students Excited About Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

Adapted from STEAM In a Jar® Experiments, Activities, and Trivia for Your Classroom Your students are probably already familiar with some famous names in STEAM, like Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Sir Isaac Newton, Thomas Edison, and John Coltrane. But … Continue reading

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