STEAM Education

LEGO Robotics – Barnegat Township (Ocean County)

February 12, 2016

Third- and fourth-graders in Barnegat Township are learning about science, technology, engineering and math – STEM – with something most children are very familiar with: LEGO blocks. But while LEGOs are known as a common toy, working with the plastic building blocks is more than child’s play in Barnegat. The Gifted and Talented Program students … Continued

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Launch Program – Eastampton (Burlington County)

The Launch Program is part of the Eastampton School District’s K-8 STEM program, known as Project Lead the Way. The program’s name is based on the goal of “launching” the district’s youngest students, in grades K-5, onto the path of learning in Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The Launch Program empowers children to solve … Continued

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Gateways to STEM – Bayonne (Hudson County)

Students in 7th and 8th grade in Bayonne are making a big commitment to build their skills in science, technology, engineering and math. They are taking time away from their regular weekend pursuits, and coming to classes on Saturdays, to learn computer coding, math enrichment and more. Classes are taught by certified math and science … Continued

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Flipped, Gifted & Talented – Elk Township (Gloucester County)

Gifted and talented students at Glassboro’s Aura Elementary School have flipped! With the help of a 1:1 Chromebook initiative, the Flipped Gifted & Talented program operates through an online environment, consisting of weekly blogs and monthly thematic web-quests. Working in virtual groups, and using tools such as Penzu, Prezi and Voki, the fourth- through sixth … Continued

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