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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Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Distance learning is a crazy time for many, but we can celebrate the way various companies are offering very cool and engaging tools, resources, and activities for free. Free Distance Learning Resources.

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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? The essential component in 2020 is a T-part of STEM – Technology.

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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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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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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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New resources target STEM via aerospace education

eSchool News

High-quality professional learning experiences will also be developed to support teachers’ use of the ExGen instructional materials. We all recognize the need for a diverse and robust STEM next generation who use what they learn today to innovate and invent tomorrow.

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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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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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8 virtual field trips for STEM education

eSchool News

Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 6th most-read story focuses on how virtual field trips can engage even the most reluctant STEM learners.

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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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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 para Instructional Suite can be used to support social and emotional learning (SEL). Reworking the STEM activity with SEL.

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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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5 tips for inclusive STEM learning experiences

eSchool News

Preparing students for STEM careers and advanced learning opportunities is about more than just teaching math, science, engineering, coding, and computer science to the youngsters who want to dabble or specialize in complex subjects.

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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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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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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 to Learn in an Online Classroom – Student Tutorial

The CoolCatTeacher

For synchronous classrooms From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In addition to a learning management system (LMS), students need to know how to learn in an online synchronous classroom.

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How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom.

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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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. Summer is a great time to learn how to do that as you prepare for fall and back to school.

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

eSchool News

There are many ways to ensure that women have the support and opportunities to explore STEM fields in both their educations and careers. Women make up 47 percent of all employed adults in the U.S.,

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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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How outdoor learning spaces lead to STEM engagement

eSchool News

A new sustainable outdoor learning space is giving students in California an engaging opportunity for STEM learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! The learning theories and frameworks below help us reflect on the way student learning is impacted by technology so that our curriculum and use of technology in the classroom helps students thrive.

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. But she learned it with the kids as she went. What blows my mind is that Robin has her PhD and yet she still learned how to make the ROV together with her students. Learn about a Wonder Workshop robotics club.

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Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! More important than the learning that transpires in our classrooms is the learning we inspire beyond our classroom walls. Free Virtual Learning Environments.

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Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

Educational Technology Guy

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. To learn more about these free remote learning resources from Vernier, visit [link].

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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3 critical STEM action-items for administrators

eSchool News

Like other subject areas, STEM instruction undoubtedly looked very different this school year. Below are three STEM-related action items that should be prioritized during this time. Secure science classrooms and labs.

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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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STEM… STEAM… Tech… Makers: Connecting Project Based Learning (PBL)

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. STEM, STEAM, Makers: Connecting Project Based Learning (PBL).

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8 virtual field trips for STEM engagement

eSchool News

Hands-on STEM subjects are challenging to teach when students aren’t in the classroom all the time, and student engagement is also a challenge during COVID. Virtual field trips can help students get a front-row look at STEM outside of the classroom.

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Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! The Dallas Independent School District shares ideas and examples of what a calming area looks like in a physical classroom in this guide. Also, find social and emotional learning activities, ideas, and resources.

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. Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning classrooms educators questions resources school schools STEM students talk teachers

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Highlight Incredible Learning with a Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! As the first semester ends this is the perfect time to send a newsletter showcasing the amazing learning that takes place in your classroom! You can also include ideas for students to learn during the winter break.

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Why writing doesn’t just prove learning, it improves all learning-including STEM

eSchool News

Writing is used to assess student learning more often than it is used to facilitate learning. Rarely do we hear people, even teachers, discuss writing as a process for learning. Writing organizes and clarifies our thoughts,” writes William Zinsser in Writing to Learn: How to Write–And Think–Clearly about Any Subject at All. Writing enables us to find out what we know—and what we don’t know—about whatever we’re trying to learn.”.

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STEM Learning Advances When All Students Participate

EdTech Magazine

Classroom STEMBy Nathan Lang Programs are enriched by diversity and a personalized and collaborative approach.

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