Early STEM Learning

Early STEM resources to support young learners with disabilities in building STEM skills.

What does the research say about early STEM?

The Early Learning STEM Symposium, hosted by the White House, in partnership with the US Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, highlighted the importance of promoting active science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in early childhood. This video captures presentations of the panel discussion, “What does the research say about early STEM?”

What does STEM look like in preschool?

In this publication from the Young Exceptional Children Journal details how the STEM curriculum fits into early learning centers, and how to implement a STEM curriculum for young learners with disabilities.    

Check out this accessible tool motivate kids at an early age to love STEM...

The Zumo Learning System by Zyrobotics is a learning system that makes apps switch accessible so it can be used by children of all abilities.  In the box is Zumo the Turtle which works with Zyrobotics apps. The Zumo system aims to motivate kids at an early age to love STEM.  Each app is switch-accessible and customizable with therapy and education settings. 

Try these activities with your prechoolers.....

STEM includes the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects that are fun for kids of all ages. These STEM ideas are simple enough for preschoolers to try and offer tons of fun for pre-kinders.  These activities will keep young kids entertained and busy and teach them the basics of STEM.