Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

A growing focus of schools is STEM. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. So, what is STEM education? Early Childhood STEM Education.

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

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You can also receive graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners for continuing education requirements. Listen to Nikolaos Chatzopoulos share 2020 Edtech Trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

As always, education is changing. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. Unsurprisingly, technology is also impacting the world of education.

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2 Student STEM Challenges Open Now

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Discovery Education has two student challenges happening now. I’ll also give an overview of the CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge for grades 5-8, also for students in the United States. As educators, we know that an audience can unleash powerful creativity in students.

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How to Encourage Girls in Your Classroom to Get Involved in STEM


Did you know that despite similar interests and abilities in STEM subjects (defined here as science, technology, engineering, and math), women are considerably less likely to end up in STEM careers? There Is a Gender Gap in STEM Education, and Here’s Why. Latinas in STEM.

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STEM and Makerspaces in the Language Arts Classroom

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Check out this and other Adobe resources including some from my friend Todd Nesloney on the Education Trailblazers Pinterest board that you can view at Her thesis work explored how STEM infused projects influenced creative self-efficacy in her students.

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Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020. It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. Pink advocates that educators prepare kids for their future (right brain), not our past (left brain).

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FETC 2020: A Focus on STEM and Underrepresented Students


FETC recognizes the challenges and roadblocks school districts and educators face when trying to provide equitable access to STEM education for all students

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My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

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I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. CUE Spring Conference – Computer-Using Educators (CUE) is a California-based non-profit that offers a premiere educational technology conference each spring.

3D printing, drones, and AI — The future of STEM education?


STEM education is an interdisciplinary and practical teaching method of four specific disciplines: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Read more: STEM for kids: Online classes teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills. The future of STEM education.

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Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

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To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students. Physics with Video Analysis Lab Book: Teachers can download this e-book for free through June 2020.

21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post 21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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How to Learn in an Online Classroom – Student Tutorial

The CoolCatTeacher

Educators need to establish protocols and systems for this as well. This short video is made as a student tutorial and to help educators make decisions about how they will educate students on effective online learning skills.

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How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

The post How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

10 trends and predictions for STEM education in 2020

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It’s clear to anyone listening that the United States needs more highly-skilled STEM workers to remain globally competitive. And STEM education–including trained STEM teachers–is critical to that goal.

The 2020 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Recognize Seven STEM Educators


Each winning educator awarded with cash and technology prizes valued at $5,500


Teaching Science Online with Chris Anderson

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Recorded Tuesday, March 10, 2020.) Chris Anderson bio as submitted Chris Anderson is a passionate science educator and host and executive producer of Science Around Cincy, a web series that features the scientists and engineers in the Cincinnati area.

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Going On A STEM-Maker Journey WITH My Students

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Last semester, I worked with a few high school students to create a project for the New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge. Education Maker Education maker education maker educator makerspace STEM student choice student-centric learrning

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5 Major Elements of a STEAM Mindset

The CoolCatTeacher

However, there is more to a true STEM mindset than just the content. Tim Needles – Bio as Submitted Tim Needles is an artist, writer, performer, and educator from Port Jefferson, New York. However, there is more to a true STEM mindset than just the content.

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Free Ideas for Teaching Middle School Math Online #RemoteLearning

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Now is the time we all need to educate ourselves on effective online teaching and I recommend this course as a great place to start. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Math can be taught online.

Free toolkit "How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children”

Educational Technology Guy

Baylor University recently published the toolkit "How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children” that helps parents and teachers know what to look for in a STEM lesson and offers 9 examples of quality online resources. Related: Lots and Lots of STEM Resources, Tips and Ideas.

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MIND Blog Rewind: April 2020

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Each month on the MIND blog, we share stories of how our organization, our partners, and educators across the country are advancing the mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems. April 24, 2020. April 24, 2020.


How to Use Fortnite in the Classroom

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Unknown to many educators, Fortnite has three modes of play. Some educators are creating private islands (for free) that their students can make Rube Goldberg machines and other creations. Today’s guest, Mike Washburn, is on the educator advisory board for Fortnite.

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Remaking Learning: Today’s Crisis and Tomorrow’s Promise

Digital Promise

But these unprecedented circumstances have also shown the power of local education networks to respond with new ideas, partnerships, and resources. Learn more about local learning ecosystems like Remake Learning at our Education Innovation Clusters page.

What’s next? Lessons from the lockdown on traditional education


Specifically, many teachers are wondering: What’s in store for the future of education? However, we can make at least some educated guesses about what needs to change from now on. Moving towards student-centered learning requires a monumental shift in how we perceive education.

It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?


The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), one of the 12 partner organizations of Every Learner Everywhere, was charged with identifying and understanding innovations in the digital education landscape. Education Technology Technology Trends Instructional Trends Student Success

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How Kids Can Design in AR and VR with Robert Kalman

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Robert loves working with teachers to incorporate effective educational technologies, and students to experiment with innovative tools, such as physical computing, game design, 3D/AR/VR applications, and web design/coding platforms.

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020…It’s True…  I Teach Because I Can’t Do Anything Else!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

it is especially important this years to say… Happy 2020 Teacher Appreciation Week! Keep in mind that educators have been doing this all along! As I extend my best wishes to all educators I wish to share with you one of my favorite annual postings.

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STEM Education for Future Career Growth: More Essential Than Ever in the 2020’s


STEM is more fundamental and essential than ever Back in 2001, the National Science Foundation introduced the acronym “STEM”, standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Future of Education Technology _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsPlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].


10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

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She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Morningside College and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of South Dakota. She is also a former teacher and principal, leading one of the first elementary STEM schools in the state of Iowa.

My Amazing Movie Poster: Free Project Plan to Teach Graphic Design

The CoolCatTeacher

They are uploaded to Adobe Education Exchange and make a perfect 16-day unit that you can adapt for your class. I’ve uploaded these resources to the Adobe Education Exchange, a fantastic resource for educators looking to use Adobe products in the classroom.

What You Might Have Missed in April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Stem Education in 2020. Here are the most-read posts for the month of April: Why College Matters for a Successful Career in Tech. 15 Websites to Teach Financial Literacy. CoronaVirus–This Week’s Inbox. How to Assess Digital Literacy.

FETC 2020: STEM, safety, and students

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Student engagement and empowerment were evident at FETC 2020 in Miami, FL. FETC 2020 offered sessions and workshops, interactive spaces, an extensive expo hall, and purposefully-chosen dynamic, energizing, and inspiring keynote presentations. STEM and STEAM.


Silicon Valley Teacher Spotlight: Mike Messner

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Check out this and other Adobe resources including some from my friend Todd Nesloney on the Education Trailblazers Pinterest board that you can view at

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Grit, Tenacity, Inclusion — Robotics Programs Teach Much More Than STEM Concepts


We had a chat with Kate about her views on STEM education, supporting underrepresented and underserved students, and how learning to fail helps all kids succeed. Kate Sample EdSurge: Not everyone has an engineer dad to support their passion for STEM.