How Do We Get More Girls Into STEM? Build Confidence (and Robots)

Edsurge

With careers of the future heavily concentrated in STEM fields, it’s unacceptable for women to be left out of the space. Not only do employers need to have the largest possible pool of qualified STEM workers to succeed, business outcomes improve with a diverse workforce.

Alaska Native students pursue STEM, with great success

The Hechinger Report

Sam, 15, brandished the list of rules for the Cardboard Canoe STEM Lab. STEM is short for science, technology, engineering and math.) In addition to the college-level math classes and the STEM labs like this one, the students had been paintballing, hiking and out for fro-yo (twice). “If

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?How Edtech Companies Are Getting a Foothold in the Classroom

Edsurge

An answer to that lies in the partnerships between companies and the schools they sell to. At this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Fla., companies ranging from robotics to assessment tools showed up to share how they plan to bridge this gap. Here are some of the ways edtech companies say they are working with educators to create—and sell—products that succeed in the marketplace and the classroom.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

Discovery Education

More people are using STEM skills to become inventors and innovators daily, why not you or your students? James Lawley, Maximizing Serendipity, NLPtCA Conference 2013. STEM Content Connection: 3M & Discovery Education Young Scientist Lab – Innovation Interactives.

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Cricket Media Highlights eMentoring Programs at 2018 National Title I Conference

techlearning

Today at the 2018 National Title I Conference, Cricket Media highlighted its corporate eMentoring programs for students in low income communities. Engineering STEM Ed Tech Ticker

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

However, this past year my school received a robot grant that provided ten robots for us from the company Sphero. During the last week of June, I did a presentation at the ISTE conference with many other educators from all over the country who also received the robot grant.

Warner, Kaine announce $1.2m STEM funding at VCU

Leadership Lounge

STEM funding at VCU. The senators said the federal funding will help VCU recruit STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students and help them become math and science teachers. I’m not levying a criticism on the company; this is the reality.

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Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Launches New STEM Initiative in Partnership with Discovery Education

techlearning

- Unique Combination of Digital Content and Sustained Professional Learning to Support Educators’ Efforts to Build Dynamic STEM Learning Environments - Silver Spring, Md. The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM/STEAM resources.

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Math Class PBL: Create Memorable Learning with Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

She previously was and currently is a lead speaker at the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual conference where she shares her passion about mathematics electives and her History of Mathematics course.

Texas’ Richardson Independent School District Selects Discovery Education to Support New STEM Education Initiative

techlearning

- Unique Digital Content Combined with Sustained Professional Development to Help Create Vibrant Culture of STEM in Participating Schools - Silver Spring, Md. Through the “Future Ready: STEM for All” initiative, RISD seeks to transform the Berkner Feeder Pattern’s culture and pedagogy.

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Florida’s Franklin County School District and Discovery Education Team Up on New Effort to Engage Students in STEM Education

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- Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Resources and Innovative Professional Learning System to Support the Creation of a Culture of STEM Teaching and Learning Districtwide- Silver Spring, Md. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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A Humanoid Robot Inspires All Students to Explore STEM, Coding, and Programming

techlearning

Jett is the younger sibling of RoboKind’s facially expressive robot Milo, and provides all students, including those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the opportunity to explore STEM, coding, and programming.

California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School

techlearning

- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and Comprehensive Professional Development System to Create Authentic STEM Teaching and Learning Environments for Elementary Students- Silver Spring, Md. The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM/STEAM resources.

How Alaska Native Students Pursue STEM, With Great Success

MindShift

Sam, 15, brandished the list of rules for the Cardboard Canoe STEM Lab. STEM is short for science, technology, engineering and math.) In addition to the college-level math classes and the STEM labs like this one, the students had been paintballing, hiking and out for fro-yo (twice). “It’s

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School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

When we meet with school counselors, one of the things that we share out is the data regarding Bachelor’s degrees that are being conferred in this country, and the number of jobs that are available. But really, the jobs that are coming up in the STEM fields are in the computing industry.

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New Mexico’s Loving Municipal School District Introduces New, Systemic Approach to STEM Education Districtwide in Partnership with Discovery Education

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-Combination of Dynamic Digital Content and Sustained, Job-Embedded Professional Development to Help District Create STEM Learning Environments that Promote Students Desire to Learn and Succeed- Silver Spring, MD. k12 education Professional Development Digital Literacy The Wire STEM

New York’s Mt. Vernon City School District Begins New Three-Year Partnership with Discovery Education Strengthening STEAM/STEM Education Across the School System

techlearning

- Unique Combination of Discovery Education’s Digital Resources and Professional Learning Services to Bolster STEAM/STEM Education in New STEAM-Focused High School and Classrooms Districtwide - Silver Spring, Md. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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ETA hand2mind Unveils Daily Math Fluency at 2018 NCSM/NCTM Conferences

techlearning

The company’s mission is to empower teachers, inspire students, and engage minds. WASHINGTON, D.C.

Discovery Education Chosen by New Mexico’s Hobbs Municipal School District to Accelerate STEM Education in District Middle School

techlearning

- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and STEM-focused Professional Development System to Create Authentic Learning Experiences for Middle School Students - Silver Spring, Md. Discovery Education’s STEM Connect enhances core curriculum and brings STEM to life in classrooms.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: So we’re here at the NNSTOY conference (nnstoy.org) and we’re talking with Catherine Davis-Hayes @cdhayes13 , 2007 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. In this case, we asked teachers to specifically choose math or science because we wanted to do a STEM-to-STEAM arts integration.

Cricket Media Highlights eMentoring Programs, TryEngineering Together and CricketTogether, at 2018 National Title I Conference

techlearning

PHILADELPHIA – February 8, 2018 – Today at the 2018 National Title I Conference, Cricket Media ® puts the spotlight on its innovative corporate eMentoring programs that share the mission of Title I: “to provide students in low income communities with access to high quality educational opportunities that put them on the path to success.” Launching this month, TryEngineering Together™ leverages Cricket Media content and STEM enthusiast eMentors to put students on the path to STEM careers.

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How Internships Connect First Generation College Bound Students to STEM Careers

MindShift

This story on STEM education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. As a high schooler, Kateryn Raymundo interned at Salesforce, a tech company, through the nonprofit Genesys Works.

Announcing the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference & Call for Proposals

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are pleased to announce the Global 2013 STEMx Education Conference , the world’s first massively open online conference for educators which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more. The Call for Proposals for the conference opens May 30th, 2013.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16.

5 Ways NOT to Implement Next Generation Science Standards

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been saying this about STEM for years, too, right? STEM is more about how we teach than it is what we teach. A lot of folks are going to conferences, and they’re trying to understand the most they can. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Iditarod Teacher: How to Connect and Learn from the Iditarod Race

The CoolCatTeacher

I do a STEM project where the kids have to come up with a little dog house that has a certain amount of volume in it, using crackers and frosting. I’ve been there and spoken at their conference. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: The STLinATL Conference will be at Woodward Academy in Atlanta July 26-27, 2018. She provides professional development, content creation, and social media services; presents at national and international conferences; and acts as an advisory board member for SXSWedu.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

I just think that makes so much more progress than somebody who goes to conference once a year, and then innovates a lot, but then doesn’t do anything the rest of the year. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

She continues to share her technology expertise at local and national conference. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

I know I was in Dubai recently at the EduTEch Conference with my students. The companies that are doing this right now are not making money with it because schools don’t have money. Enrique: I recently went to the Serious Play Conference.

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Makerspaces Event Recordings + "Are You Global Ready?" The 2017 GEC Online Conference Is Coming!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference recordings have been posted! Site - Recordings Page: [link] (must be logged in) YouTube Conference Playlist: [link] Library 2.0 We are grateful for companies and organizations who believe in the power of globally connected learning.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Prior to joining the School as Director, she worked in the Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies: Hewlett Packard and Microsoft.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

As part of a Future Ready school district and a member of the Future Ready Librarians leadership team, she enjoys supporting others in her field by presenting at conferences, facilitating professional development sessions, and blogging.