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At KitHub, our goal is to make STEM projects easy and accessible for educators. We realize that funding is an issue for teachers, so we created a guide to help teachers find ways to get STEM in the classroom. In this guide, we will introduce several funding sources for teachers, followed by a quick walkthrough to get you started. DONORS CHOOSE Follow these steps to create a project on donorschoose.org: Visit DonorsChoose.org/teachers to register for a teacher account. Upload a fun, eye-catching classroom photo. Select “Create a Project” on the Projects page of your teacher account and choose the type...

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One Amazing Giveaway Every Day! Between December 10th and December 21st, 2015, we are giving away one KitHub kit every day!  Enter and you can win one of 12 fantastic, creative electronics kits. Kindergarteners​ through Life-long learners will love these kits. Beginner through intermediate. No soldering required. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Learn how to incorporate STEAM holiday projects into your classroom or afterschool setting. This video and slide deck covers materials, lesson plan approach, project ideas and more. Holiday projects are a great way to: Keep students engaged during a very energetic time of the year. Provide kids an outlet for their energy with hands on projects. Get excited about the holidays while practicing STEAM concepts! Video Slides STEAM Professional Development for Educators: Holiday Projects from KitHub   Resources http://shop.evilmadscientist.com/productsmenu/tinykitlist/44-menorah https://kithub.cc/2014/12/how-to-make-a-zipline-spaceship/ http://classroommagic.blogspot.com.co/2011/12/are-mittens-warm.html https://kithub.cc/2015/06/make-your-toys-talk/ http://www.korthalsaltes.com https://kithub.cc/2015/02/how-to-make-your-gloves-work-with-a-touchscreen/ http://www.kcedventures.com/blog/exploring-animal-tracks-in-winter http://lemonlimeadventures.com/dissolving-candy-cane-christmas-science-for-kids/ Learn about our Educator program and available discounts and professional development opportunities.

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We are thrilled to provide educators with a series of videos covering STEAM topics ranging from getting started, to holiday projects, to how to facilitate workshops. Getting Started with STEAM is the first video and slide deck in the series.  Learn about our Educator program and available discounts and professional development opportunities. Video   Slides  STEAM Professional Development for Educators from KitHub

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How to incorporate the much needed science-technology-engineering-art (STEM+A) into the classroom, and make it fun and affordable. First off, kids love them. It’s like opening a Christmas present—something cool that they weren’t expecting. You want to transform 25 listless 11-year-olds into lit-up junior scientists? Tell them to put away their books and starting building their own robot. Studies show that working with kits significantly increases students’ satisfaction with their learning experience. Second, doing science—as opposed to learning science—has been proven to increase retention. Observation, interpretation, trial-and-error: all these things help your students learn more from their hands-on work than they...

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