Explore all aspects of STEM education with articles from MakeCrate.  Jobs in STEM are expected to grow faster than jobs in all other categories in the next decade.  STEM education is changing quickly to meet this growing need. We’ll track the trends and provide insights. We explore a wide variety of topics, including lesson planning for the classroom, building a makerspace, and bringing STEM into your homeschool. 

Science Resources for Teaching at Home

Science Resources for Teaching at Home

Looking for some science resources for teaching at home?  We can help! our list of online science resources includes a wide variety of formats to help out any middle and high school learners.  From fully online curriculums to...

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Math Resources for Teaching at Home

Math Resources for Teaching at Home

Looking for some math resources for teaching at home?  We can help! our list of online math resources includes a wide variety of formats to help out any middle and high school learners.  From fully online video curriculums to...

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Valentine’s Projects to Make You LOVE STEM!

Valentine’s Projects to Make You LOVE STEM!

Valentine's Day is a great time to get kids excited about STEM.  STEM engineering and coding projects can be used to combine holiday cheer with science, technology, engineering, and math to inspire kids' love of all things STEM. Check out...

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STEM Project Based Learning Outcomes

STEM Project Based Learning Outcomes

Project-based learning is where students gain knowledge and skills by investigating and responding to authentic, engaging, and complex questions, problems or challenges. It’s a teaching method you’ll often find in classrooms, homeschools...

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$5 STEM Fun!

$5 STEM Fun!

STEM is for everyone! And it doesn't take too long or too much money for your kiddos (or you!) to learn essential skills in science and engineering. We pulled together three projects that don't take too much time or cash - and...

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5 ways to get tech into your homeschool classroom

5 ways to get tech into your homeschool classroom

Take a Field Trip Take virtual field trips to the cultures, times and places you’re learning about in your current curriculum. Have students do independent research on a home computer, compiling photos and information, and maybe even have...

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Making Screentime Productive

Making Screentime Productive

Making Screentime Productive There are lots of articles that discuss why screen time is bad for kids, and explain how much screen time is good for kids, as well as tools for limiting it. Out-of-school time creates more time for parents...

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Taking STEM on the Road

Taking STEM on the Road

Taking STEM on the Road Are you hitting the road this summer? Road trips are a mainstay of summer time!  Traveling to new destinations, combined with lots of time in the car, allow for lots of opportunities to keep minds active and...

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Summer STEM Fun!

Summer STEM Fun!

Summer has arrived, and somehow everyone’s already bored or sucked inside of a television. Panic has set in and you’re wondering how to keep little minds learning, growing and occupying themselves with constructive creativity. Well,...

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