46 episodes

Learn about my adventures in STEM/STEAM and Project-Based Learning when you listen to the I Heart STEAM Teacher Podcast. I will share the good, the bad, and the joyful with you on my mission with a team of educators creating the ultimate STEAM certified school! Anything and everything you will ever need to know about STEM/STEAM and project-based learning will be shared right here in the I Heart STEAM Teacher Podcast.Hey y'all! I'm Bonnie Kirkley anSTEAM Educational Coach and Consultant. I help Elementary Teachers and Administrators create classrooms that grow STEM or STEAM as a community culture, so that they can foster students who will become creative critical thinkers engaged in Project-Based Learning which allows for deeper insight and understanding to take place across ALL the core subjects. I believe that now more than ever our students need to develop their own creativity, critical thinking, collaboration with peers, and communication skills beyond their comfort zone.-We have all been taking for granted what our students ACTUALLY understand and know for a long time.

The I Heart STEAM Teacher Podcast Bonnie Kirkley

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    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

Learn about my adventures in STEM/STEAM and Project-Based Learning when you listen to the I Heart STEAM Teacher Podcast. I will share the good, the bad, and the joyful with you on my mission with a team of educators creating the ultimate STEAM certified school! Anything and everything you will ever need to know about STEM/STEAM and project-based learning will be shared right here in the I Heart STEAM Teacher Podcast.Hey y'all! I'm Bonnie Kirkley anSTEAM Educational Coach and Consultant. I help Elementary Teachers and Administrators create classrooms that grow STEM or STEAM as a community culture, so that they can foster students who will become creative critical thinkers engaged in Project-Based Learning which allows for deeper insight and understanding to take place across ALL the core subjects. I believe that now more than ever our students need to develop their own creativity, critical thinking, collaboration with peers, and communication skills beyond their comfort zone.-We have all been taking for granted what our students ACTUALLY understand and know for a long time.

    STEM Children's Book for the New Year: Meet the Author, Matthias Kirschner

    STEM Children's Book for the New Year: Meet the Author, Matthias Kirschner

    New Year... New STEM and STEAM resources on the way!On the first episode of 2023, Matthias Kirschner joins us all the way from Germany! Matthias is the President of the Free Software Foundation in Europe, and he's been on this journey since 2004. Why do we need to know more about the Free Software Foundation? Teachers... their mission is to promote popular and professional education for all. It's an organization with the learner and the educator as a priority! See more about the FSFE mission ...

    • 37 min
    Family STEAM With Lobee Learning

    Family STEAM With Lobee Learning

    Family STEAM time is always fun. We love challenging each other and creating together, but this family STEAM is totally a new one for me!Meet Lobee Learning.. Mom, Tandy Moye and Son, John Moye have taken their best STEAM skills and combined them into an AMAZING platform for teachers, families, homeschoolers, and MORE! Not only will Lobee Learning take you through project-based learning like never before, but they are also going to make sure that you have all the tools in hand! That's right! ...

    • 34 min
    Holiday Survival Guide: STEAM Edition

    Holiday Survival Guide: STEAM Edition

    How do we fit everything in during November and December?Staying on track with instructionHoliday activitiesBenchmark testingSTEAM?Use this episode to guide your classroom through the holidays and find time for STEAM!The Classroom Elf Investigation kills two birds with one stone: behavior and STEAM! Keep a No Wheels Field Trip on hand for those random timeframes! Enjoy a holiday project like German Christmas Markets!Use these holiday gift guides for your classroom!STEM Gift GuideClassroom Chr...

    • 12 min
    Project Based Learning Driving Questions for Students That Connect

    Project Based Learning Driving Questions for Students That Connect

    Project-based learning, the beginning driving question, classroom essential questions, enduring understandings.. This list can be overwhelming! Today we break it down and make it right! If you do something in the classroom just for a leader and not the students, it won't matter much. You have to KNOW why you do something with students and know they need it. Let's get the whole question dilemma sorted out!Check out some great driving questions from our friends at Rock by Rock!In this episode, ...

    • 29 min
    Real World Projects for the Elementary Classroom

    Real World Projects for the Elementary Classroom

    Real world projects for the classroom can be so overwhelming. Is it time to bring the ultimate hack for real world projects in the classroom?Yes! On today's episode, meet Jeff Lynch and Sungae Yang. Real teachers have finally designed a real world project platform that only requires one click! It's an all in one everything platform that incorporates science, ela, math, social-emotional learning, and... you name it, it has it for your elementary students! Introducing Rock by Rock.The on...

    • 33 min
    Words to Teach in Your Classroom This Year: The MOST Important One

    Words to Teach in Your Classroom This Year: The MOST Important One

    Teach this word to your students this year without fail! Join me today and find out the most important word to teach, a plan for teaching it, and resources for your classroom!This isn't just a STEM word! It will help with every challenge in your classroom! I am bringing my favorite guest for teaching this word.. the one and only YODA! My favorite quotes from Yoda can be found here! Yoda Classroom Resources:Yoda Quote Wall DecorYoda BabyYoda Pop-It PadYoda Stickers for RewardsWhen it come...

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

cicekb ,

Community for STEAM and Our Students’ Future

There’s so much riding on the our students’ ability and desire to embrace their future and shape the course of humanity. Bonnie creates an amazing resource and community for STEAM teachers and parents - so we can learn and be inspired by one another. There’s no place as valuable in the podcast world. Thank you, Bonnie!!

Cpapsmkkey ,

Amazing podcast!

This podcast is truly amazing. I have been teaching for a long time now and this podcast gives so many valuable lessons to be implemented for my classroom! Outstanding job and I can’t wait to listen to more! Much love ♥️🤍💙

Momofmiaandella ,

STEAM is life!

This is my first year teaching 2nd grade. I have been teaching pre k for 11 years. My mission is to bring STEAM into my classroom in full force. I have loved listening to your podcast for ideas and inspiration. Thanks for all you do.

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