The Elementary STEM Coach Podcast

By Naomi Meredith, STEM teacher

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Are you tired of scrolling online for your next great STEM lesson? Do you feel like there is no time to plan, research and test meaningful STEM lessons, so you throw together a hands-on activity and hope that it works? What systems and routines should you set in place to help students be creative, critically think, and collaborate?

The Elementary STEM Coach is a podcast for K-5 STEM teachers, classroom teachers, GT specialists, and homeschool parents looking for actionable STEM solutions. Each week, Naomi Meredith will share tools, resources and lesson ideas that are actionable in your classroom and create highly engaging experiences with your students. You’ll learn systems and routines that will create control in the chaos and that will keep you organized all year long.

Your mindless scrolling days are over! Your new STEM-best friend is now here in your ear buds!

Naomi Meredith is a former classroom teacher turned current K-5 STEM teacher and coach. Her role not only includes teaching over 500 students in her school, but also developing standards-based curriculum, leading professional development and coaching teachers to help them integrate STEM & Technology.

With over a decade of experience along with a M.Ed. in STEM Leadership and STEM Certificate, she helps teachers world-wide navigate the best practices, strategies and tools out there. She truly believes that any teacher out there can learn how to use STEM & Technology in their classrooms effectively. She can’t wait to connect with you and be your guide!

Check out more inspiration on her website: naomimeredith.com
Connect with her on Instagram: @naomimeredith_
Learn more on her YouTube Channel: Naomi Meredith

Episode Date
154. 3 Easy Solar Eclipse Lessons for Elementary Students.mp3
Apr 08, 2024
153. What are Lessons for LEGO Bricks I Can Teach [STEM Project & Behavior Management Series]
Apr 01, 2024
3 STEM Teacher Boundaries You Need Now [Re-Release Ep. 56]
Mar 28, 2024
152. What Systems Do You Need When You Teach Kids with LEGOS [STEM Project & Behavior Management Series]
Mar 25, 2024
Bonus! How to Manage Transitions in the Classroom [Re-Release Ep.9]
Mar 21, 2024
151. How Can 3D Printing Be Used in School?[STEM Project & Behavior Management Series]
Mar 18, 2024
Bonus! Managing Your Makerspace in the Classroom [Re-Release Ep.6]
Mar 15, 2024
150. Makespace Ideas for Elementary [STEM Project & Behavior Management Series]
Mar 11, 2024
Bonus! STEM Teacher Behavior Management Strategies [Re-Release Ep.8]
Mar 08, 2024
149. Explore STEMsational Space: Audio & Video Editing Lessons for Kids
Mar 04, 2024
Bonus! 3 March STEM Activities [Re-Release Ep. 67]
Feb 29, 2024
148. Why STEM is Important for Students with Tiffani Teachey
Feb 26, 2024
Bonus! 3...2...1...Quest off! Welcome to the STEM Career Quest Podcast
Feb 21, 2024
147. Its a Bug Life: Behind the Scenes with Entomologists Kristie Reddick & Jessica Honaker [STEM Career Quest Podcast]
Feb 19, 2024
Bonus! New Podcast for Kids to Check Out: The STEM Career Quest Podcast
Feb 14, 2024
146. 3 Podcast Activities for Students in STEM Classrooms
Feb 12, 2024
145. Discovering STEM Careers Through Stop Motion Animation for Students
Feb 05, 2024
Bonus! 5 STEM Activities for February [Re-Release 55]
Feb 02, 2024
144. What You're Missing By Not Hosting a STEM Career Day Event
Jan 29, 2024
143. 3 Must-Haves When Hosting a STEM Career Day in Elementary Schools
Jan 22, 2024
142. 3 Classroom Guest Speaker Ideas for STEM [Re-Release 59]
Jan 15, 2024
141. Inspiring and Advocating for Girls in STEM with Alexandrina Satnoianu
Jan 08, 2024
140. 12 STEM Professional Development Books 2024 List
Jan 01, 2024
139. 5 Winter STEM Activities to Try [Re-Release 42]
Dec 25, 2023
138. 5 Robot Ideas for Winter Time [Re-Release 44]
Dec 18, 2023
137. Would You Rather- STEM Teacher Edition
Dec 11, 2023
136. 3 Last Minute Hour of Code Lessons for Elementary
Dec 04, 2023
135. Earth’s Engineers Makerspace: Earth Science Curriculum Project
Nov 27, 2023
134. Welcome to STEMusement Park- Force and Motion Projects for Makerspace
Nov 20, 2023
133. 3 Strategies for Grading with a STEM Project Rubric
Nov 13, 2023
132. How to Teach Students to Work in Groups for STEM Projects
Nov 06, 2023
131. 5 STEM Project Plan Examples for Students
Oct 30, 2023
130. How to Teach Simple Building Ideas for STEM Projects for Elementary Students
Oct 23, 2023
129. 7 Spooky STEM Activities to Try
Oct 16, 2023
128. 5 Pumpkin STEM Challenges to Try
Oct 09, 2023
127. How this Teacher Successfully Wrote a $1000 STEM Grant [STEM Teacher Pathway Series]
Oct 02, 2023
126. After-School STEM Teacher Success with Curriculum Creation [STEM Teacher Pathway Series]
Sep 28, 2023
125. Taught STEM 4 Years or More-The Connector [STEM Teacher Pathway Series]
Sep 25, 2023
124. 2nd Year STEM Teacher-The Navigator [STEM Teacher Pathway Series]
Sep 21, 2023
123. First Year STEM Teacher: The Investigator STEM Teacher [STEM Teacher Pathway Series]
Sep 18, 2023
122. 3 Stages of Being an Elementary STEM Teacher [STEM Teacher Pathway Series]
Sep 14, 2023
121. 3 Benefits of Video Making for Students
Sep 11, 2023
120. 5 Misconceptions about Pre-Recorded Video School Announcements
Sep 07, 2023
119. How this School Started their School-Wide News with Becca McMillan and Carly Dolliger
Sep 04, 2023
118. 3 Tips for Setting up Your School-Wide News
Aug 31, 2023
117. What You're Missing By Not Having a School-Wide News Club
Aug 28, 2023
116. 8 Types of STEM After-School Clubs
Aug 24, 2023
115. Why Should You Host a STEM After-School Club?
Aug 21, 2023
114. Should I Start the Year with an Engineering Design Process Project?
Aug 17, 2023
113. Teaching STEM through Art and Storytelling with Rachel Ignotofsky
Aug 14, 2023
112. 5 Back to School STEM Challenges to Try [Re-Release 7]
Aug 10, 2023
111. How to Stretch out the Lessons in the K-5 STEM Year Long Bundle
Aug 07, 2023
110. 3 STEM Classroom Back to School Prep Ideas
Aug 03, 2023
109. 3 Back to School STEM Activities You Need
Jul 31, 2023
108. From Classroom Teacher to STEM Teacher: My Journey in Education
Jul 27, 2023
107. 3 Things I Wish I Knew as a 1st Year STEM Teacher
Jul 24, 2023
106. The Power of STEM Lesson Plan Auditing
Jul 20, 2023
105. Easy as 1, 2, 3D Printing with Primary Students
Jul 17, 2023
104. 3D Print with the Standards in Mind
Jul 13, 2023
103. STEM Survival Camp & The Engineering Design Process
Jul 10, 2023
102. Essential Google Tools to Improve STEAM Instruction
Jul 06, 2023
101. Im a new STEM Teacher, what should I focus on? [Re-Release 1]
Jul 03, 2023
100. A Lesson from Ms. Frizzle
Jun 29, 2023
99. Cross-Curricular Connections- Robotics & Elementary Lessons
Jun 26, 2023
98. How to Use this Podcast as Free STEM Professional Development
Jun 22, 2023
97. Creating Engaging STEM Projects Using the Engineering Design Process
Jun 19, 2023
96. Video and Audio Production in the STEM Space
Jun 15, 2023
95. Behind the Scenes- Inside a STEM Coaching Session-Part 2
Jun 12, 2023
94. What Its Like to be Married to a STEM Teacher
Jun 08, 2023
93. Behind the Scenes- Inside a STEM Coaching Session- Part 1
Jun 05, 2023
92. Real-World STEM Experiences for Kids with Georgia Littleton
Jun 01, 2023
91. Welcome to STEM Survival Camp! [Re-Release 4]
May 29, 2023
90. 3 Things You Can do Now to Prep for Back to School STEM
May 25, 2023
89. Are You Complicating Your STEM Lesson Planning?
May 22, 2023
88. 3 Quick Fixes That Aren't Sustainable in the STEM Classroom
May 18, 2023
87. 3 Things I Struggled with Most as a STEM Teacher
May 15, 2023
86. 5th Grade STEM Curriculum, Tips & Ideas [K-5 STEM Series]
May 11, 2023
85. 4th Grade STEM Curriculum, Tips & Ideas [K-5 STEM Series]
May 08, 2023
84. 3rd Grade STEM Curriculum, Tips & Ideas [K-5 STEM Series]
May 04, 2023
83. 2nd Grade STEM Curriculum, Tips & Ideas [K-5 STEM Series]
May 01, 2023
82. 1st Grade STEM Curriculum, Tips & Ideas [K-5 STEM Series]
Apr 27, 2023
81. Kindergarten STEM Curriculum, Tips & Ideas [K-5 STEM Series]
Apr 24, 2023
80. How Do Podcasts Help Students Learn? with Jerry Kolber from Who Smarted
Apr 20, 2023
79. 3 STEM Teacher Interview Tips
Apr 17, 2023
78. 3 Ways to Get Free Materials for STEM Projects
Apr 13, 2023
77. Grant Writing Tips for Teachers with DonorsChoose
Apr 10, 2023
76. STEM Grant Ideas for Teachers with Jennifer Mahin
Apr 06, 2023
75. What Do You Need for a STEM Classroom? [Re-Release 3]
Apr 03, 2023
74. 3 Ways to Build Your STEM Online Community
Mar 30, 2023
73. 9 STEM Professional Development Books 2023 List
Mar 27, 2023
72. Hands-On Strategies for Early Childhood Education with Marcia Nicole
Mar 23, 2023
71. Meet STEM Childrens Books Author Dr. Rajani LaRocca
Mar 20, 2023
3D Printer Recommendations for Elementary Classrooms-STEM Spotlight #3
Mar 19, 2023
70. 3D Printing in Classroom Settings with Bruce Wyman
Mar 16, 2023
69. Top Tips for 3D Printing in the Elementary Classroom
Mar 13, 2023
68. Chat GPT for Teachers: 3 Ideas for STEM
Mar 09, 2023
67. 3 March STEM Activities
Mar 06, 2023
Why the 3rd-5th STEM Planning Workshop is Perfect for You-STEM Spotlight #2
Mar 03, 2023
66. Why Your 5th Graders Aren't Motivated in STEM and How to Fix It
Mar 02, 2023
65. How Can Students Record a Podcast?
Feb 27, 2023
64. How to Write a STEM Lesson Plan [Re-Release 26]
Feb 23, 2023
63. Build a City STEM Project to Try
Feb 20, 2023
62. 5 Reasons Why You Should Attend the InnEdCO Conference
Feb 16, 2023
61. Mindfulness & Self Care Techniques for Teachers in STEM with Jen Rafferty
Feb 13, 2023
60. How to Get Guest Speakers for School Events with Shaunda Douglas from SAM Labs
Feb 09, 2023
59. 3 Classroom Guest Speaker Ideas for STEM
Feb 06, 2023
58. 3 Black History Month STEM Activities
Feb 02, 2023
57. The Mars Rover Project and GOOD NIGHT OPPY with NASA Engineer Bekah Sosland Siegfriedt
Jan 30, 2023
56. 3 STEM Teacher Boundaries You Need Now
Jan 26, 2023
55. 5 STEM Activities for February
Jan 23, 2023
54. From Long-Term Substitute to 1st-5th STEM Teacher with Tiana Walton
Jan 19, 2023
53. 3 Hacks for K-2 STEM Planning
Jan 16, 2023
52. What does a K-6 STEM Teacher Do? with Kristin Kinner
Jan 12, 2023
5 STEM Growth Mindset Books for Kids-STEM Spotlight #1
Jan 07, 2023
51. How Do You Teach Growth Mindset Activities
Jan 05, 2023
50. Space, NASA & STEM in the Real World with Aaron Shepard
Jan 02, 2023
49. Integrating Seesaw and the Engineering Design Process
Dec 29, 2022
48. STEM and Literacy Integration Ideas
Dec 26, 2022
47. How is Stop Motion Used in the Classroom?
Dec 22, 2022
46. Ask me Anything! Q&A Time with Naomi
Dec 19, 2022
45. From Classroom Teacher to STEAM Teacher with Kelly Hogan
Dec 15, 2022
44. 5 Robot Ideas for Winter Time
Dec 12, 2022
43. Best Robots for Elementary Students
Dec 08, 2022
42. 5 Winter STEM Activities to Try
Dec 05, 2022
41. Engineering Design Sprints with Jen Sevy [Re-Release 22]
Dec 01, 2022
40. What does a STEM Coach Do? with Becca McMillan
Nov 28, 2022
39. Best STEM Toys 2022 for Your Classroom
Nov 24, 2022
38. Hour of Code Ideas for Elementary STEM
Nov 21, 2022
37. 4 November STEM Activities to Try
Nov 17, 2022
36. STEM Teacher Behavior Management Strategies [Re-Release 8]
Nov 14, 2022
35. How to Teach a STEM Lesson
Nov 10, 2022
34. Project Based Learning Lessons with Jeff Imrich from Rock by Rock
Nov 07, 2022
33. How Do I Write STEM Sub Plans?
Nov 03, 2022
32. Wonder Workshop Tools, Resources & Events with Bryan Miller
Oct 31, 2022
31. Ideas for SEL in Elementary STEM with Jill Loesch
Oct 27, 2022
30. My First Year Teaching STEM- What Surprised Me the Most
Oct 24, 2022
29. What are examples of Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) in STEM?
Oct 20, 2022
28. How Do You Teach Digital Citizenship in the Classroom?
Oct 17, 2022
27. 5 Halloween STEM Activities to Try
Oct 13, 2022
26. How to Write a STEM Lesson Plan
Oct 10, 2022
25. How do you structure a STEM lesson?
Oct 06, 2022
24. How Do I Organize All of My STEM Lesson Ideas?
Oct 03, 2022
23. 5 Fall STEM Activities to Try
Sep 29, 2022
22. Engineering Design Sprints with Jen Sevy
Sep 26, 2022
21. What are Creative Ways to Present a Project? [EDP Series: Share]
Sep 22, 2022
20. Helping Students Improve STEM Projects [EDP Series- Experiment & Improve]
Sep 19, 2022
19. Teaching Strategies to Help Student Projects [EDP Series- Create]
Sep 15, 2022
18. Creative Ways for Students to Plan Designs [EDP Series- Plan]
Sep 12, 2022
17. Good Research Websites for Elementary Students [EDP Series- Imagine]
Sep 08, 2022
16. 5 Dot Day STEM Activities to Try
Sep 05, 2022
15. Planning Lessons with Stages of Engineering Design Process
Sep 01, 2022
14. How to Write Your STEM Curriculum Scope and Sequence
Aug 29, 2022
13. 5 Back to School Night Ideas for STEM Teachers
Aug 25, 2022
12. Help! I Teach 5 Different STEM Classes a Day!
Aug 22, 2022
11. Why Classroom Teachers Make Great STEM Teachers
Aug 18, 2022
10. Top 7 Technology Skills for Elementary Students
Aug 15, 2022
9. How to Manage Transitions in the Classroom
Aug 11, 2022
8. STEM Teacher Behavior Management Strategies
Aug 08, 2022
7. 5 Back to School STEM Challenges to Try
Aug 04, 2022
6. Managing Your Makerspace in the Classroom
Aug 01, 2022
5. Top Tips for Creating a Makerspace in Schools
Jul 28, 2022
4. Welcome to STEM Survival Camp!
Jul 25, 2022
3. What Do You Need for a STEM Classroom?
Jul 18, 2022
2. What STEM Education means in the Elementary Classroom
Jul 18, 2022
1. I’m a new STEM Teacher, what should I focus on?
Jul 18, 2022
Trailer-The Elementary STEM Coach Podcast
Jun 11, 2022