9. Teaching STEM with Picture Books

Additional Topics Include:

  • Most memorable teachers in school
  • Early teaching career
  • 7 Myths of STEM
  • Variations of the Engineering Design Process
  • The Power of Picture Books
  • Partnering with Karen Ansberry to write a STEM book
  • The 5E Model of teaching STEM: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate
  • Sample Books and Activities
    • Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France
    • The Inventors Secret: What Thomas Edison told Henry Ford
    • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  • Lower and Upper Elementary level comparison
  • What a new STEM teacher should focus on in the classroom
  • Keeping track of time and calling the students back on task
  • Essential supplies on a limited budget
  • Popular Picture Perfect STEM activity requiring minimal materials
  • Professional development for teachers
  • Additional projects that Emily is working on

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