10 Great Movies for the STEM Classroom

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[ 3D Design Hub Engages Kids With STEM, Literature and More ] A great way to get students excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), is to show them the ways that popular media uses -- and misuses -- the concepts you teach daily.

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Quick List STEM Resources For The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Science Technology Engineering Math STEM. Those were some of my fondest times in the classroom, blowing things up (it happened once!) STEM today is so much more than just the 4 areas that make it up. And it's important to embrace STEM in every classroom and at every level.

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26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Conversation In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Conversation In The Classroom by Terry Heick Note: You can purchase a similar, classroom-ready version of these stems on printable cards, if you find that useful.

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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.

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5 Ways to Bring Computational Thinking and STEM Together

The CoolCatTeacher

STEM and Computational Thinking go together. Today’s guest is a PhD, Biomedical engineer and STEM Teacher. Stephanie Zeiger helps us see the potential of STEM and computational thinking. 5 Ways to Bring Computational Thinking and STEM Together.

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2018 Discovery Education STEM Community Reading Lists

Discovery Education

With March being National Reading Month, I thought it would be the perfect time to immerse ourselves in STEM-infused literature! Books are so important to growing a STEM mindset, especially with the earliest of learners. Professional – General STEM Thinking.

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Marvel Film: Black Panther Supports STEM

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STEM is infused throughout this entire film, inspiring educators across the country to make real-world connections to STEM in the classroom. The movie also inspired Disney to donate $1 million to develop STEM programs in the United States. Movies TL Advisor Blog STEM

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom. Minecraft in the classroom.

4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

Discovery Education

Times have changed dramatically and students sitting in our classrooms are facing new choices and multiple pathways to achieve their dreams. STEM is not just about skills, but about dispositions which need to be developed. STEM Career Challenges.

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9 Ways Parents Can Support STEM Habits

MiddleWeb

Kids develop STEM habits in the classroom, but they spend most of their time outside of school. That’s where parents and other adults can help to inspire, support, and continue their children's STEM learning.

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Today's Newsletter: Marvel Film Supports STEM Education

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STEM is infused throughout this entire film, inspiring educators across the country to make real-world connections to STEM in the classroom. The movie also inspired Disney to donate $1 million to develop STEM programs in the United States. TL Advisor Blog STEM Movies New

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Strategies for Bringing Robotics and STEM Education into Every Classroom

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we speak with Dr. Ayanna Howard, Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology about Robotics, STEM Education, and her upcoming Keynote at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC).

Successfully Integrating Language Arts and #STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Candace Hisey @MissHisey talks about true STEM and Language Arts Integration. Hear how Candace does it in today’s Wonderful Wednesday classroom tour and why she’ll never go back to the “old” way of teaching. 10-minute Teacher Show Innovation STEM Teaching

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How One Classroom Can Transform the School Cafeteria with STEM Thinking

Digital Promise

In addition to providing teachers and students with always-available access to technology, every VILS location promotes STEM principles across the curriculum. The post How One Classroom Can Transform the School Cafeteria with STEM Thinking appeared first on Digital Promise.

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Sneaking a Trojan Horse of STEM into my Classroom

Fractus Learning

This is the story of how I took my passion for building energy efficient cars and used it as a vehicle to bring STEM into my French classroom. Nine years ago I needed to move classrooms. It boasted only one other classroom as its neighbor. Sneaking STEM into French Class.

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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. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27. Crossed posted at [link].

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6 Ways to Encourage STEM at Home

Discovery Education

Parents can build the foundation needed for future STEM skills simply by asking questions and encouraging children to be inquisitive, no matter how many times we are asked “why?” STEM is about connecting content with the context of the world.

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Celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day by Learning about STEM Education!

Where Learning Clicks

Today, November 8th is National STEM/STEAM Day, as declared by the show Project Mc2. And with demand for workers in STEM fields growing fast, it’s never been more important for students to leave school prepared to work in these fields. National STEM/STEAM.

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Strategies for Bringing Robotics and STEM Education into Every Classroom

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we speak with Dr. Ayanna Howard, Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology about Robotics, STEM Education, and her upcoming Keynote at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC).

Discovery Education STEM Connect

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If the school system has Discovery Education Streaming or buys Streaming with STEM Connect, price is $3000 per site per year. Quality and Effectiveness: Discovery Education STEM Connect is an excellent resource for the classroom. discoveryeducation.com ?

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4 Tools to Boost Communication Skills in the STEM Classroom

MindShift

Healthy communication is vital to thriving workplace communities, and it’s essential for effective collaborative classrooms as well. In STEM fields, empathetic communication is a fundamental ingredient for success.

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XplorLabs Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science

The CoolCatTeacher

Generally speaking, this free interactive STEM lab takes 2-4 days to complete and includes extension science experiments that you could add to the unit. Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science.

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Want to Solve our STEM Skills Problem? Bring in the Professionals

Digital Promise

Recent Australian studies show there’s a decline in student participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects in high school. We want more of our students to take up STEM in schools and universities so we have a steady stream of graduates skilled in these areas for the future. Teachers can have a strong influence on students’ engagement and interest in STEM subjects, and on how they view maths and science in terms of future careers.

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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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Classroom Earth: Teach Conservation By Going Outside

The CoolCatTeacher

If I had one wish for the classrooms of the world, it is that we would all leave the four walls and enter Classroom Earth. In Classroom Earth we will study nature in nature. While many of them go outdoors, the Flint River Project was a true outdoor classroom experience.

Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Getting Started with Building a STEM Culture. As another school year kicks off, it’s important to examine simple ways to integrate STEM into classroom culture. STEM is a culture that permeates beyond the classroom into the whole school and homes of the community.

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5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

Discovery Education

The world has changed dramatically since the National Science Foundation coined the term STEM in 2001 (though they originally called it SMET). With STEM back then, content was king and there was a critical need in our industries for content area expertise. STEM Career Challenges.

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Active Learning in the Science Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Thirty-three-year Presidential Award Winning science teacher Glen Westbroek believes in creating active learning experiences in his science classroom. Active Learning in the Science Classroom. Now, Glen, you are passionate about motivating active learning in the science classroom.

3 keys to filling the STEM pipeline

eSchool News

Many educators are familiar with the research suggesting the demand for employees in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. That’s up from five job openings for every unemployed STEM worker in 2010. Expose students to STEM career options.

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

eSchool News

In the best classrooms, writing for learning is facilitated through collaboration with a peer or revision based on feedback from a teacher. Next page: How writing improves STEM learning; closing the writing gap). Curriculum eSchool Media Featured on eSchool News STEM

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How to Debug a STEM Lesson Plan

MiddleWeb

Expert Anne Jolly suggests a running assessment of your STEM lessons as the new school year begins to make sure your students are engaged, working well in teams, and involved in engineering solutions to meaningful problems.

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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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Microsoft Research: Insights For Closing the STEM Gap

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Research shows that girls and young women have ambitions to take on jobs that are creative or ‘do good’ for the world; however they don’t see STEM as a way to connect with those aspirations. · Ed Tech Ticker Research STEM News

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. In 2015, there were nearly 8.6

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From Breadcrumbs to Breadboards: How to Spearhead Effective STEM/STEAM Initiatives

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Today’s forward-thinking educator is asking herself how to infuse coding, STEM, and STEAM into the classroom. How to spearhead effective STEM/STEAM initiatives was a hot topic during the Tech & Learning Leadership Summit in Redwood City, California.

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Getting Girls Excited about STEM in the Classroom by @sarah_daren

My Paperless Classroom

Many girls are interested in STEM fields, but often find that bias dissuades them from pursuing related careers. We need to get girls dedicated to building careers in STEM. Editorial Programming STEM Education Girls Can Code STEM

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Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom. Now, Jon, you have recently implemented an asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning classroom. That’s the basic idea of a flipped classroom.

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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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

How we developed a personalized PBL model for STEM

eSchool News

How can schools and districts prepare students for college and careers in STEM? In Harmony Public Schools in Texas, we want students to become active learners, problem solvers, and STEM advocates. STEM SOS, which was developed with a $30 million Race to the Top grant funded by the U.S.

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