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      STEM Lesson: Using Punnett Squares

      Posted by Meredith Williams on Thu, Jul 21, 2022

      In this lesson Meredith Williams, 8th grade science teacher and Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Punnett Squares Dice Kit to help her students review the concepts related to genetics and heredity. 

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      Topics: Science Lessons, STEM Lessons, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM, Punnett Squares

      A Day with Spark - Real-World STEM Education

      Posted by Hannah Olson on Wed, Jun 22, 2022

      I love being in a classroom that’s engaged in hands-on learning. The combination of excitement, silliness, creativity, and problem-solving all coming together is one of my favorite things. In my role as MimioSTEM product manager, I spend every day developing content and thinking of fun ways to use our technology products in the classroom but it’s always a special treat to get to experience it first-hand. 

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      Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM education, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM, educational robotics system

      STEM Lesson: Density of Objects

      Posted by Meredith Williams on Wed, May 25, 2022

      In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Density Cubes Kit to help her students demonstrate understanding of the concept of density. 

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      Topics: STEM Lessons, 3D printing, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

      STEM Lesson: Comparing Plant and Animal Cells

      Posted by Meredith Williams on Wed, Apr 20, 2022

      In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Cells: Plant Kit and Cells: Animal Kit to help her students review key concepts. 

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      Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

      Using 3D Printing to Visualize Ways to Improve Equity

      Posted by Elisabeth McClure on Tue, Apr 5, 2022

      Elisabeth McClure, Gifted Specialist with the Northwest School District (House Springs, MO), recently completed a months-long project that originated with identifying real-life problems in their community. The goal of the project was to help her students envision themselves as part of the creative solution process, as well as spark their interest in community-related issues they can take an active role in solving.  

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      Topics: STEM Lessons, 3D printing, STEM education, Robo3D, MimioSTEM

      Get Started with Our Guide to Makerspace

      Posted by Boxlight on Mon, Apr 4, 2022

      The maker movement has increased in popularity, including in schools where hands-on activities and lessons have become an essential strategy for learning. Schools across the country have successfully created and maintained dynamic makerspaces to spark student imagination and creative thinking as well as curiosity in learning more about STEM-related topics. 

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      Topics: STEM, Makerspace, MimioSTEM

      3-2-1! The MimioSTEM Mobile is Ready for Launch!

      Posted by Boxlight on Tue, Mar 29, 2022

      The MimioSTEM Mobile is headed to a school or education event near you! What is it? We at Boxlight want to showcase our award-winning STEM solutions like MyStemKits, Robo 3D printers, and Mimio MyBot robots with an interactive experience in which educators will go on a Mission to Mars!  

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      Topics: STEM education, MimioSTEM, MimioSTEM Mobile

      3D Printing in the Classroom

      Posted by Boxlight on Tue, Mar 29, 2022

      There are positive benefits that interactive, hands-on education has on learning such as providing students with multiple opportunities to see the world beyond the classroom walls via real-world connections. STEM education has influenced how teachers guide their students to identify real-world problems, research and design practical solutions, and collaborate and communicate their ideas with others. A STEM tool that has become a familiar fixture in many classrooms and school makerspaces is the 3D printer.  

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      Topics: STEM, Webinars, STEM education, Robo3D, Makerspace, MimioSTEM

      STEM Lesson: Comparing Planets

      Posted by Meredith Williams on Tue, Feb 22, 2022

      Meredith Williams, an 8th grade science teacher at Freedom Middle School (Orlando, FL), incorporates a variety of 3D-printed manipulatives so her students have something hands-on to observe, analyze, and form ideas around. She regularly implements and provides feedback on MyStemKits lessons and activities, which she uses in conjunction with her 3D printer. As a MimioSTEM Master, she has been sharing her and her students’ experiences using the MyStemKits curriculum. In this lesson, she is helping her students compare planets. 

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      Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

      Makerspaces: Logistics and Practical Tips to Get You Started

      Posted by Boxlight on Wed, Feb 2, 2022

      Makerspaces, or a collaborative workspace in a classroom, school, library, or other setting, are increasing in popularity in schools because of their many benefits to student learning. These benefits include, but are not limited to, providing students with  

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      Topics: Webinars, Makerspace, MimioSTEM

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