Getting started with STEM in your classroom!

Neo LMS

There is a growing need for STEM skills in the workplace, as it has been reported that there will be 3.5 million jobs available by 2025 that require STEM skills. When students experience STEM learning, there are many benefits beyond the skills they build in STEM.

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How to Mix STEM Education and Creativity in the Classroom

Waterford

Lately, the three Rs of school have been eclipsed by a focus on STEM education , or Science , Technology , Engineering , and Math. But that doesn’t mean that there’s no room for creativity or the arts in the classroom. Why Is Creativity Important for Children in STEM?

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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. More on STEM.

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New resources target STEM via aerospace education

eSchool News

Launched in April, Exploration Generation (ExGen) will provide K-12 educators with free lesson plans and curriculum storylines to help guide students as they explore various concepts in aerospace, engineering, and rocketry.

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

Waterford

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 vs. STEAM: The importance of the Arts

Neo LMS

As such, there is a great deal of focus on making certain students understand science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. Yet, there are some educators and STEM professionals who disagree with this largely technical focus. Teachers learning experience STEAM STEM

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3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts. Join me, Jaime Donally of #ARVRinEdu chat and some excited AR classroom enthusiasts on Wednesday, December 19 at 9 pm ET for a free webinar about best practices in AR Classroom teaching. David Ternent is a middle school STEM teacher in Ohio.

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Honoring Black History Month with Career Readiness Resources from the STEM Careers Coalition

STEM Discovery Education

The STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders?and The array of on-demand resources and an engaging event both introduce and deepen students’ connections to STEM through real-world content.

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STEM and Makerspaces in the Language Arts Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Kate Hodges, English Teacher from Ohio From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Language arts classrooms can use more than books to teach. Sponsor: Adobe I use Adobe Premiere Rush to teach digital filmmaking in my classroom.

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Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

These are some additional free remote learning resources: A remote learning guide for new or existing Buncee users that are looking to learn how to use Buncee for remote learning or in combination with tools such as Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Wakelet, and Flipgrid.

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Pivot Interactives Named Best of STEM by Science Educators

eSchool News

MINNEAPOLIS, July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Minneapolis, Minnesota Pivot Interactives, a phenomena-based, active learning tool for science teaching, has been honored with three Educators Pick Best of STEM awards, an EdTech program judged solely by science and STEM educators.

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Powerful strategies to motivate girls in STEM

eSchool News

The history of STEM is filled with amazing women who revolutionized our understanding of science. Unfortunately, women only make up 28 percent of the STEM workforce. This is because many young girls have struggled to engage with STEM while in school.

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STEM careers are among students’ top choices

eSchool News

Students’ interests in various career fields had an overwhelming STEM and digital focus, according to a survey from the nonprofit American Student Assistance (ASA).

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Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

The CoolCatTeacher

Rachael Mann on Episode 492 The first person to walk on Mars has already been born and is in our classrooms today, so the experts tell us. He or she could be in your classroom or mine. The question is if we’re equipping that child and the others to go behind them with the knowledge and intuitive exploration of making things work together for success through rich making and STEM spaces.

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How STEM is preparing students for future careers

Neo LMS

There are few areas of our lives in which science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) don’t play a key role. As this continues, it is important to introduce children to STEM concepts from an early age. Read more: 3D printing, drones, and AI — The future of STEM education?

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Expert Mentors: A Professional Development Model for STEM and Maker Education Implementation

User Generated Education

Implementing Maker, STEM, STEAM Education. In order to prevent STEM and maker education from becoming a flavor of the month, there needs to be specific strategies provided to educators on how to embed STEM and maker activities into their curriculum. A good number of educators have not received training on how to integrate activities into their classroom practices which entail resource heavy, hands-on learning.

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Bringing Equity to STEM Education

Discovery Education

At TGR EDU: Explore , our mission is to empower educators, students and families to achieve their best in their academic and professional lives. This work includes helping every learner develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications outside the classroom. Progress for the STEM education movement must continue to improve, especially for students in underrepresented communities hard hit by COVID-19. Educator support.

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How to engage learners with a combination of STEM and SEL

Hapara

para-supported classroom. This blog series is designed to provide educators with examples from the classroom of how the H?para What their teacher and I later realized was that we needed to engage them with both STEM and SEL (social and emotional learning).

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5 Easy STEM Activities Any Teacher Can Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Chris Woods on Episode 560 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today high school math teacher, Chris Woods, gives us simple ideas of STEM activities any teacher can do. Get some ideas for how you can integrate STEM in the classroom. After sharing relevant STEM connections with his own students for years, Chris realized that not every teacher notices STEM everywhere.

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Unwrapping Holiday Learning with Real-World Data 

STEM Discovery Education

Discover Data resources incorporate real-world data that connects classroom experiences to what’s current in students’ lives today. . Learn more about each of the hands-on activities designed to engage middle and high school students in data-driven STEM learning during the holidays. .

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

Neo LMS

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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5 Ways Educators & Parents Can Encourage Student Interest in STEM

EdNews Daily

By Nhon Ma Perhaps even more than any other field, STEM sectors have a bright future ahead. With the world being constantly shaped by innovation, students have naturally gravitated towards STEM, and the notorious, timeless classroom question of “Where are we ever going to use it?” The post 5 Ways Educators & Parents Can Encourage Student Interest in STEM first appeared on EdNews Daily. Featured Science Technology S.T.E.M.

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From classroom to boardroom: Building diverse workforce tech talent starts with STEM

eSchool News

From childhood through education to careers and leadership, female representation often gets lost, with many women choosing not to pursue technology fields due to lack of support, access, and even cultural or regional norms. Cultivating a diverse tech workforce starts with education.

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Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM can level up and it must begin to include underrepresented communities of women and minorities. This post is sponsored by TGR Foundation and Discovery Education.

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Part One… Transforming STEM Education from Noun to Verb… STEM in all Areas

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Putting important action and engagement in STEM across the curriculum! Welcome to the first of two articles as I relate the importance of making sure STEM is considered a verb. I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL and STEM. Every subject should own STEM thinking!

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Moving from Teaching STEM to Doing STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Getting kids engaged and excited about learning in the STEM Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. Robin Ellwood moved from lecture to hands-on STEM with her eighth graders and shows us how. Robin’s transparency encourages all of us to a new model of learning in the STEM classroom. Hands-on exploration is the way to go with kids and STEM! How DOING STEM forces us to move from scripting.

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3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator

CUE

Harm, a “leader in STEM education,” hosted a series of events this past summer titled “Summer Tech Splash” where teachers and students worked collaboratively to build prototypes of a self-driving car. Harm stated that one of her main goals is to “provide innovative education for teachers and administrators that aligns to the ISTE standards.” The post 3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator appeared first on CUE, Inc.

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How to Promote Authentic STEM Learning for Families

Digital Promise

Schools want to support families around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects because these domains are engaging and capitalize on how kids naturally want to learn. But many families feel unprepared to support STEM learning.

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How STEM learning invigorates classrooms

eSchool News

eSchool News (eSN) recently spoke with Vince Bertram, the chief executive officer of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), which has been bringing real-world and hands-on STEM learning into the classroom for 22 years, about the importance of STEM education. PLTW creates an engaging, hands-on classroom environment and empowers students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills they need to thrive. A look at how STEM learning invigorates classrooms.

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4 Tips for Enhancing STEM Engagement in a Hybrid Classroom

EdTech Magazine

Unfortunately, education hasn’t been spared. As we continue to live in a more contactless world, innovation in education prevails. For instance, STEM educators are finding creative strategies to engage students remotely.

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25 Days of Free STEM Resources Digital Advent Calendar

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! If you enjoy these resources, then take one of my fully accredited continuing education and graduate online courses or check out my latest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions !

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

Educational Technology Guy

The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through by Kate Began With our world becoming increasingly technology-driven, there is growing demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. To meet this demand, there has been ongoing discussion on how to best educate our kids for a STEM-focused future. STEM education will only become more important moving forward.

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3 critical STEM action-items for administrators

eSchool News

Like other subject areas, STEM instruction undoubtedly looked very different this school year. From virtual teaching to new safety protocols if students returned to science labs, students and educators alike had to make adjustments. Secure science classrooms and labs.

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Going On A STEM-Maker Journey WITH My Students

User Generated Education

Last semester, I worked with a few high school students to create a project for the New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge. ” Although, I often approach my classroom instruction using the practices as specified above, this one took me even farther from a place of knowing.

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Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. In deciding what resources you need based on the learners you have, you may first need to determine how your learners learn best, what projects you plan to do, how you can set up a makerspace in your classroom, and much more. Today’s Education Should Be About Giving Learners Voice and Choice.

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Explore STEM Digital Learning Resources in Recognition of National STEM Day, November 8th

Discovery Education

Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners offer engaging, no – cost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to help recognize National STEM Day. Held annually on November 8 th , National STEM Day unit e s communities around the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in gr ades K-12. . DNA Decoded – Virtual Classroom Activities. Girls Get STEM – Family Resources.

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Connected STEM Classrooms Break Down Learning Silos for K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2030, the total number of STEM jobs will grow by almost 11 percent — increasing about 30 percent faster than jobs in the overall workforce. Healthcare jobs, which usually require a solid STEM education, will grow 16 percent.

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Best 2015 Videos: STEM, STEAM, and Maker Education Theme

User Generated Education

Given my current interest in maker education , I decided to locate and post 2015 videos related to maker education, STEM, and STEAM. Maker Education: Reaching All Learners. At Albemarle County Public Schools, maker education fosters student autonomy, ignites student interest, and empowers students to embrace their own learning. This episode of iQ: smartparent examines the Maker Movement’s impact in the classroom.

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5 STEM-based TED-Ed Lessons to close out your school year

eSchool News

Teachers who still have classrooms full of students can use TED-Ed Lessons to liven up these last days and highlight students’ different personal interests. The TED-Ed platform is especially cool because educators can build lessons around any TED-Ed Original, TED Talk, or YouTube video.

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Where will STEM education be in 5 years?

eSchool News

million STEM jobs in the United States, and that number is growing every year. In fact, STEM job growth in the past 10 years is three times that of any other field , but by 2018, it is projected that 2.4 million STEM jobs will go unfilled. Yet, STEM education programs have not kept pace–calling into question whether there will be enough qualified employees available to take on these new positions. Next page: 2 more STEM predictions for the future).

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