• Here are some of our favorite links. Please contact kimberly.dempsey@lcps.org or laura.ganley@lcps.org to recommend another site!
     
     
    These Everyday Design Briefs are posted by Elementary teachers in Chesterfield County, VA. 
     

    http://www.stemschool.com/

    This blog is a platform for elementary and secondary educators to discuss STEM education on many different levels.


    http://www.manassas.k12.va.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=15845& 

    Jennie Dean Elementary School in Manassas City, VA has posted Design Briefs for K-5


    http://techknow.web.officelive.com/STEMAct.aspx

    Technology Timesavers for Teachers is dedicated to providing free resources to educators.


    http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/theengineeringplace/educators/k8plans.php

    This site has integrated activities grouped by science topics.


    http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/

     
    eGFI is brought to you by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), committed to promoting and enhancing efforts to improveK-12 STEM and engineering education.


    www.currtechintegrations.com

     
    “Where curriculum joins technology”— offering students an interactive approach to science and math through engaging hands-on challenges. It offers teachers technology training and custom curriculum development, integrating innovative instructional materials and performance assessments.


    www.learning.com

     
    For a subscription fee, this site offers teachers effective tools, technology-based activities, problem- solving
    challenges, and proven, easy-to- use strategies to supplement existing science, technology, engineering, and math curriculum. Flexible programs allow teachers to select what they want, when they need it. Students can access information and self-tutorials to support classroom instruction—a user-friendly site for both teachers and students.


    www.explorelearning.com

     
    Through interactive online simulations called Gizmos, this site offers students a fun and easy way to explore challenging math and science concepts. Gizmos partner textbooks with research- based teaching strategies designed to supplement existing curriculum. The site offers a 30 day free trial.


    www.childrensengineering.com

     
    Focusing on activities to promote greater understanding and retention, children’s engineering implements technology to develop thinking skills and engage students in the learning process. Related links offer teacher resources, ready- to-use activities, and informational materials.


    www.discoverengineering.org

     
    Career-specific sites offer profiles and facts illustrating the importance of STEM education. Video activities engage
    the students with “cool” demonstrations and lessons. A Did you Know? section gives interesting facts and explanations. This is a kid-friendly and entertaining site.
     
     
     The National Science Foundation has put together a link library of their own. K-12 resources for lessons and organization.
     
     
    Here is a printable list of some of our favorite resources on this page!