I don't know if you've noticed, but student growth is a BIG topic of conversation in schools right now. And if you're in the arts, this may feel (yet again) as though you're needing to create something that effects you and your students without a lot of support. How many of you have actually seen
The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challenge is also an excellent team icebreaker.