2 Student STEM Challenges Open Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge Submission Period: Now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 Resource Link: [link] Who is eligible to apply? CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge Submission Period: Now through February 13, 2020.

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3 Questions to Spark Change

The CoolCatTeacher

They have two STEM challenges running now. The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12. Vernon Wright helps us enter the No Apology Zone!

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5 Starters for a Strong Team

The CoolCatTeacher

They have two STEM challenges running now. The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12.

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3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

The CoolCatTeacher

They have two STEM challenges running now. The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12. Michael Drezek shares about Our Global Classroom and other ways we can collaborate (for free!)

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What’s Hot (and Not) in Google Classroom with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

They have two STEM challenges running now. The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12.

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3 Basic Things Every School Should Teach Relating to Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jorge Valenzuela on Episode 602 of the 10 Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Sixty-seven percent of STEM jobs will be in computing.

Be the One for Kids!

The CoolCatTeacher

They have two STEM challenges running now. The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12.

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OPINION: Five lessons from Rwanda on leading girls toward careers in STEM

The Hechinger Report

Young girls need role models, especially when it comes to seeing themselves succeed in fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), which are still male-dominated. Teachers from the Rwandan schools relayed that the the pilot unlocked the nature of specific STEM careers.

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Don’t Rely on Cute Apps and Games to Teach Coding. Turn to Your Students Instead.

Edsurge

Congrats, Mr. Principal, on your middle school’s new STEM curriculum. There’s an outsized focus today on science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM (or STEAM if you prefer to include “arts”) and for good reason. Education Technology Coding STEM

Think universities are making lots of money from inventions? Think again

The Hechinger Report

When Daria Mochly-Rosen discovered a compound in her lab that promised to lessen the effects of heart attacks, she set out to convince pharmaceutical companies to develop it. We’re not a product development company. It’s so far resulted in 644 startup companies, the agency says.

How We Turn Cybersecurity Concepts Into a Classroom Staple

Edsurge

It seems like it shouldn’t have to be said, but time and again hackers get their hands on sensitive company or school data because someone somewhere clicked on a suspicious link in an email and ended up the victim of ransomware.

LightUp

Technology Tidbits

LightUp is a great company and learning solution for those looking to integrated augmented reality and STEM resources into their classroom. Augmented reality educational apps STEM

eSchool News launches Multimedia Presentation Systems Guide

eSchool News

You also can find a complete list of multimedia presentation systems partners and companies in the guide. Stay tuned for eSchool News Guides on STEM learning and makerspaces, online/blended learning, and more. We are excited to bring you the latest in the eSchool News Guides series.

Science Interactive Group Acquires Another Company to Grow Its Lab Education Kits

Edsurge

In business, two companies may join to build a stronger foundation, winning new customers and offering more services to existing ones. At least, that’s the idea for Tim Loomer, CEO of science education holding company Science Interactive Group.

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Strategy Shift Leads to Layoffs (and a Rogue Ex-Employee) at Coding Kit Company Pi-Top

Edsurge

A London-based company in the crowded market of do-it-yourself programmable hardware for students seeks to shake off negative headlines as it restructures and changes focus to the U.S. The company first announced its strategic shift with a capital injection of about 3.3

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

On the one hand, China’s private education market is projected to grow 9 percent per year until 2020, reaching a value of $330 billion—an enticing market for many American entrepreneurs. After a summer of market research and competitor analysis, the company eventually signed off on a collaboration with a Chinese partner, TAL Education. company that has eyed Asia as the next big market. But their story is not a blueprint that will make sense for every company.

Let’s invest in black kids who pursue STEM the way we do black kids on the football field

The Hechinger Report

It’s a prime event to draw attention to black talent in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Investment in black STEM workers and entrepreneurs is not only an investment in the black workforce, it’s an investment in the growth of the economy.

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Women In STEM Speak Out To Girls Everywhere

MIND Research Institute

Their interest in math and science decreases and they become less likely to pursue the growing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) innovation careers awaiting the next generations ( Generation STEM ).

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5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

Discovery Education

The world has changed dramatically since the National Science Foundation coined the term STEM in 2001 (though they originally called it SMET). With STEM back then, content was king and there was a critical need in our industries for content area expertise. STEM Career Challenges.

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Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Artwork submissions for this free youth art contest are accepted this year from November 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

The CoolCatTeacher

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM, STEAM, and design thinking are buzzwords in education today. In addition to true STEM projects, we also work to include the arts in all subjects.

Using Comics to Teach Chemistry (and more!)

The CoolCatTeacher

Artwork submissions for this free youth art contest are accepted this year from November 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art. in S.T.E.M.

How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University

Edsurge

Wichita State now has until 2020 to complete all of its pledged reforms, and officials are working to share their process with other colleges so those institutions can help their students before lawyers have to get involved. Because the materials are produced by a company, he says, many professors assume that that means they must be accessible. But some STEM textbooks are produced by smaller and more niche publishers who may not have the same awareness of the issue, she adds.

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3 Ways to Thank Administrators

The CoolCatTeacher

Artwork submissions for this free youth art contest are accepted this year from November 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art.

Creating Positive Learning Environments

The CoolCatTeacher

Artwork submissions for this free youth art contest are accepted this year from November 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art.

Creating a Vision for Your School and Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

The CoolCatTeacher

But Lynn, right now, you’re excited about what you’re calling TL 2020. What is TL 2020? TL 2020 is our teaching and learning initiative in Salisbury Township School District. We spent quite a bit of time visioning for TL 2020, and continuing to evolve our vision.

Hillary Clinton Releases Tech Agenda Highlighting Student Loan Debt and STEM

Edsurge

Her boldest claim: That her administration would close the digital divide by 2020 with 100 percent of American families having the "option" of quality broadband. She also hopes to facilitate the training of 50,000 computer science teachers over the next ten years by engaging private sector companies, increasing federal aid and supporting a wider array of professional development programs.

Iditarod Teacher: How to Connect and Learn from the Iditarod Race

The CoolCatTeacher

I do a STEM project where the kids have to come up with a little dog house that has a certain amount of volume in it, using crackers and frosting. Heidi: They have actually selected some finalists for 2019, so the next up would be 2020.

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5 Ways to Improve Relevance in Our Classrooms Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Artwork submissions for this free youth art contest are accepted this year from November 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art.

James O’Hagan: 5 Reasons to Bring ESports to your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Because these kids are going to be AP- and IP-focused, going to have higher GPAs, going to have interest in STEM-related fields. But I don’t feel we’re really doing enough to draw them in because this is an industry that by the year 2020 that is going to grow to be a $1.5

An Astronaut’s Guide to Culturally Responsive Teaching (and What Space Is Really Like)

Edsurge

Dr. Harris is well-known as an astronaut, but throughout his career he’s also collected an impressive list of STEM credentials, including an M.D., In response, NMSI runs programs designed to boost the number of STEM teachers, increase student access to AP courses and train existing teachers.

Why Kids Need Life Skills (including how to cook!)

The CoolCatTeacher

Artwork submissions for this free youth art contest are accepted this year from November 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art.

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Verto Education Raises $6.3 Million Seed Round to Bring More College Students Abroad

Edsurge

The company hopes to improve its study-abroad offerings with a newly raised $6.3 He says his company operates like a college, with its own admissions staff. The company also offers on-campus programs in places including Ireland, England and New Zealand.

Knewton Was Acquired For Less Than $17M, and Former CEO Brian Kibby Has Left

Edsurge

When Wiley announced back in May that it had acquired Knewton, both companies kept mum on how much the deal was worth. Wiley had disclosed paying $56 million in cash for zyBooks, a digital courseware provider for STEM and computer science subjects.

Backed by $27M, Bitwise Plans More Tech Training and Jobs for Underserved Communities

Edsurge

Bitwise’s accelerated tech training program, called Geekwise Academy , is one of the company’s three business segments. The company offers bulk pricing discounts to institutions that want to train large groups of staff. The company has two more Fresno locations planned to open by 2020.