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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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20 of the Best STEM Books for Kids

Waterford

Books are an excellent way to help children connect more deeply to science, technology, engineering, and math (or STEM) concepts they are learning in class. Plus, they practice reading skills as they strengthen STEM connections! Looking for an early chapter book about STEM?

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Racism is a subtle, silent enemy of STEM classrooms

eSchool News

When you think of racism in our classrooms and schools, what immediately comes to your mind? The data shows over and over that we are missing the mark completely in our effort to build equitable, anti-racist classrooms. Every student should be able to see diversity in the STEM fields.

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

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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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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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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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Racism is a subtle, silent enemy of STEM classrooms

eSchool News

When you think of racism in our classrooms and schools, what immediately comes to your mind? The data shows over and over that we are missing the mark completely in our effort to build equitable, anti-racist classrooms. Every student should be able to see diversity in the STEM fields.

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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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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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STEM learning makes this educator shine

eSchool News

This year’s 7th most-read story focuses on a Hero Awards winner dedicated to STEM education. One of three eSN K-12 Hero Awards winners and nominated by Bluum , Kim Leblanc was selected for the innovative STEM learning initiatives she champions in her district and for her students.

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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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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 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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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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STEM Skills Take Flight in a Jumbo Jet Classroom

EdTech Magazine

Classroom STEMBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Unique hands-on approaches can help students become better suited for future careers.

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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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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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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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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 robotic gamification helped my elementary students love STEM

eSchool News

As such, integrating robotics and coding supplemented the standards-based instruction that was already occurring in my classroom and enabled students to apply the content. The CoderZ virtual robot competition is effective in helping students with STEM learning.

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New Technologies Nurture STEM Growth in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff STEM is top of mind among educators and parents for good reason. . Classroom STEM

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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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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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Cross-Curricular Critical Thinking Is Integral to STEM Success

EdTech Magazine

Classroom STEMBy Amy Brown No matter the acronym, allow students to hone critical thinking and literacy skills.

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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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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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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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Samsung's $2M STEM Contest is Underway

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Students are embarking on a STEM journey to create solutions to their communities problems. Classroom STEM

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3 Ways to Get More Young Women Interested in STEM

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez From computational thinking to role models, educators can use classroom tech to further engage young women in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Classroom STEM

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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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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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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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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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Q&A: Vince Bertram Leads the Way Toward STEM in Schools

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum STEMBy Jena Passut Project Lead The Way's president and CEO says students should be engaged and excited about their futures and careers.

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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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Thanks to Makerspaces, Rural Schools Can Teach STEM Skills Too

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Makerspaces STEMBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Students learn valuable lessons and help their communities through creation.

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How to Course Correct STEM Education to Include Girls

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Leadership Management STEMBy Sylvia Libow Martinez Introduce the real world and change the conversation.

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Hands-On Clubs and Tech Challenges Nurture STEM Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Wylie Wong Schools nurture STEM skills by letting students build robots, NASA rovers and mobile apps. Classroom Curriculum STEM

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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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