Nearly 10.2 million children in the U.S. participate in afterschool and expanded learning programs according to data from youth.gov. That large swath of the student population uses time in afterschool programs to learn new skills, socialize with their peers, and engage with their passions.
We are a K-8 supplemental STEAM solution for educators that provides standards-rich curriculum and hands-on project kits designed to transform learners into innovators.
Autumn ushers in a time of change. The leaves change colors and fall to the ground, the temperatures change for the season, and our schedules change as we get settled into a new school year. Educators can harness the excitement that comes with all the changes of Fall to engage students in STEAM learning!
Looking to start the school year with a strong STEAM emphasis? There’s no better place to set the tone for a year of productive STEAM learning than your next faculty meeting. Faculty meetings provide the perfect setting to bring all of your teachers and administrators minds together to discuss, brainstorm, and share ideas for the year to come.
There's nothing more important than kicking off the new school year with the right tone and activities. Every learner who comes into your classroom needs to know that they're capable of greatness. We're here to help you plan and organize your back-to-school STEAM activities to ensure a strong start.
Cultivating a high performing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) classroom takes planning, organization, and intentionality. In this article, we’ll explain the five key characteristics that every high performing STEAM classroom should have, how to develop these five characteristics, and how TinkRworks can help you bring your STEAM curriculum dreams to life!
You can never be too prepared for a successful school year, especially when it comes to STEAM! A highly successful STEAM program requires careful consideration and planning to ensure that your students will truly engage with the concepts. Your planning and consideration should begin with the physical environment you create for your students.
Summer brings a well-deserved break for teachers to relax and reset before the next group of students enters their new classrooms. Oftentimes, the summer has an unfortunate side effect on student development. Months spent away from a classroom setting means that students are likely not reinforcing their learning from the previous year.