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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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 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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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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New resources target STEM via aerospace education

eSchool News

aerospace and defense industry leads the world in innovation, it faces challenges with the workforce: a skills gap among STEM -literate students entering the industry, a need for greater participation by women and ethnic minorities, and a growing knowledge gap from early retirements.

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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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Build a Strong, Fun, STEM Foundation

EdNews Daily

Whether at bedtime, at the library, or in the classroom, early childhood years are often infused with stories. The post Build a Strong, Fun, STEM Foundation first appeared on EdNews Daily. Featured Technology S.T.E.M.

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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, STEAM, Make the Dream

EdNews Daily

Considering the concept of collective effervescence, it is essential that we understand that the low numbers of students graduating with STEM degrees and the high numbers expressing disinterest in these subjects are directly related to the absence of a Dream Culture in our classrooms and the implementation of a dream-deferred approach to STEM instruction. The post STEM, STEAM, Make the Dream first appeared on EdNews Daily. Featured Technology STEM

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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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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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8 virtual field trips for STEM education

eSchool News

This year’s 6th most-read story focuses on how virtual field trips can engage even the most reluctant STEM learners. 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.

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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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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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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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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. You’ll want to share this with your STEM colleagues. How can we ensure STEM is more than just a buzzword?

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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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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 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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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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25 Days of Free STEM Resources Digital Advent Calendar

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can submit their work via a linked Google Form or post on your LMS (Google Classroom, Seesaw, Edmodo, or Schoology). Happy holidays and welcome to this year’s digital advent calendar!

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4 Tips for Enhancing STEM Engagement in a Hybrid Classroom

EdTech Magazine

For instance, STEM educators are finding creative strategies to engage students remotely. The four best practices below can help STEM educators at all levels keep their classes engaging and effective, no matter where they’re teaching from

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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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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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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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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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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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Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

Basically, it’s because there aren’t enough education opportunities that require that sort of skill and those there are, usually rhyme with ‘math’ or ‘science’ which to many kids are “just too complicated” Enter STEM–Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. “I I don’t think schools can manage without coding and STEM. Nothing promotes these better than STEM. I found a partner in my STEM projects.

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STEM, STEAM, and makerspaces–oh my!

eSchool News

By now, we’ve all heard about STEM, the acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math education. Most people have heard of STEAM, which includes arts education along with STEM and allows students to be more creative in their exploration of more technical subjects.

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Robots in STEM

My Paperless Classroom

The post What can we learn about STEM Education … FROM the Robotics? | Explore how consumer robots can support hand's on STEM learning with primary grade students. Sam shares his "Robot as Constant" approach to elementary science and STEM. Beyond the Hour of Code My Paperless Classroom Pedagogy Robotics STEM Education

Discovery Education Premieres Haul!: An Interactive STEM Learning Experience that Digs Into Sustainable Copper Production with Freeport-McMoRan

eSchool News

This immersive, virtual STEM mission is part of Dig Into Mining – The Story of Copper , an educational program for students grades 6-12 that explores the use of metals such as copper in our everyday life. Newsline discovery Discovery Education Education interactive learning STEM STEM learnin

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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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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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5 STEM grants worth a look

eSchool News

Most schools grapple with budget restrictions and funding frustrations–and that’s where classroom grants, including STEM grants, can be just what the doctor ordered. Related content: Using title funds for STEM curriculum.

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11 resources for STEM, STEAM, and makerspaces

eSchool News

It’s easy enough to decide to focus more on a specific topic or skill, such as STEM, in the classroom, but it’s sometimes more difficult to find tools and resources to support that skill. Related Content: eSchool News STEM, STEAM, & Makerspaces Guide.

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