The South Huntington School District's Technology and Elementary STEAM Initiatives Departments were happy to hold their 2nd Annual Family STREAM Day before Spring Break at Maplewood Intermediate School. The event is a great opportunity for students K-5 and their families to learn about the integration of Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, The Arts, and Mathematics through engaging hands-on, discovery-based activities.
Students and their families had the chance to participate in two 60-minute workshops that included activities such as Microbits and MakeCode, Digital Escape Room, 3Doodler Spud Heads, Lego Bric Q Dog Obstacle Course, and more. “These stream sessions allowed for productive struggle where we focus on problem solving skills, logical awareness, and computational thinking all while being engaged in hands-on learning tasks,” shared Mrs. Janine D’Elia, Technology Integration Coach at Maplewood. The goal of this annual event is to provide a showcase for students to show them what STREAM is all about and engage them in fun activities while promoting collaboration, observation, and problem solving skills.
It was a wonderful morning as teachers led these exciting workshops for students and their families to enjoy. Thank you to all of our teachers and high school helpers for allowing the day to run smoothly. Thank you to Janine D’Elia, Mari Hahn, Elizabeth Weis and the Technology and Elementary STEAM Initiatives Department for organizing this event!