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. David Ternent is a middle school STEM teacher in Ohio. David is a 7th grade STEM teacher in the Stow-Munroe Falls School District. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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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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2 Student STEM Challenges Open Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Judges will weigh students’ abilities to convey sustainable thinking and STEM/engineering skills in their idea or prototype creation and how they communicate their unique solution. To enter, students must submit a 1-2 minute video describing a STEM solution to a home, school, community or global problem that relates to one of the four topic areas: Safety & Well-Being, Quality Education, Sustainable Cities & Communities and Life on Land.

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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. Fortunately, TGR Foundation and Discovery Education are partnering to help STEM teachers reach a more diverse group of learners and generate student interest in STEM. Every STEM educator should take a look at these resources and integrate them into their blended or online learning environment.

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STEM and Makerspaces in the Language Arts Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Her thesis work explored how STEM infused projects influenced creative self-efficacy in her students. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. Komal Singh Bio as Submitted Komal Singh is an Engineering Program Manager at Google, and creator of kids’ STEM bestseller ‘Ara The Star Engineer’. Singh debuted as an author with the release of her empowering STEM book “Ara The Star Engineer” (her 20% passion project at Google) that was a bestseller on launch day.

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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. Vernier Software & Technology is providing free remote learning solutions to keep students engaged in STEM during school closures. The post Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp.

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7 Recommended Hands-On STEM Learning Products

Teacher Reboot Camp

However, I’ve been asked by several educators what recommendations I have for STEM labs, makerspaces, and technology classes. These companies did not pay me or ask me to write about them. Recommended STEM Products. from the STEM kit to invent and build so many different projects. Challenge: What STEM products do you recommend? Teacher Tips Tech Tips coding hands-on learning Maker Education makerspace pbl programming STEAM STEM

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White House, Tech Companies Pledge $500 Million to Increase STEM Opportunities

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Funding Management STEMBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez A combination of grants and donations will support computer science education for underserved students.

The STEM Careers Coalition Celebrates Black Leaders in STEM with Dynamic Digital Careers Content and Exclusive Virtual Events

eSchool News

The array of new on-demand resources leverages the power of digital content to connect all learners to their innate curiosity by bringing real-world STEM to life in the classroom. Designing the Future for Black Engineers: Diversity in STEM Discussion. About STEM Careers Coalition.

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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. Vicki: Let’s talk about bringing computational thinking and STEM together with Stephanie Zieger. So, Stephanie, what is our first way to bring computational thinking and STEM together?

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7 Recommended Hands-On STEM Learning Products

Teacher Reboot Camp

However, I’ve been asked by several educators what recommendations I have for STEM labs, makerspaces, and technology classes. These companies did not pay me or ask me to write about them. Recommended STEM Products. from the STEM kit to invent and build so many different projects. Challenge: What STEM products do you recommend? The post 7 Recommended Hands-On STEM Learning Products appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp

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Dear Liberal Arts Major: STEM Companies Need Your Skills to Grow

Edsurge

But instead of a classroom, Wolochow now works on the Silicon Valley campus of a company that’s using technology to make learning more accessible to people throughout the world. More companies in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—or STEM—fields are hiring workers with liberal arts backgrounds, according to a recent report. “It’s Wong worked at several fintech firms before joining the mobile payments company.

3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator

CUE

3Doodler – a 3D printing product company that produces and sells 3D doodler pens – recently spotlighted Naomi Harm. Harm, a “leader in STEM education,” hosted a series of events this past summer titled “Summer Tech Splash” where teachers and students worked collaboratively to build prototypes of a self-driving car. The post 3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator appeared first on OnCUE. Learn 3d printing 3Doodler OnCUE Spark spark stem STEM education

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User-Centered Design Principles for Better EdTech – More from STEM Minds

EdTech Authority

In an interview with STEM Minds, CEO Anu Bidani, we explored the intricacies of successful EdTech team building. The post User-Centered Design Principles for Better EdTech – More from STEM Minds appeared first on EdTech Authority.

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As Tech Companies Hire More Liberal Arts Majors, More Students Are Choosing STEM Degrees

Edsurge

At the same time, more STEM employers are hiring workers with humanities backgrounds, according to a new report by researchers at Strada Education Network and Emsi, a labor market analytics firm. According to the paper’s researchers, the number of workers in STEM fields with a liberal arts background is simultaneously increasing. “We But those fragmented solutions and companies haven’t yet solved the challenges they think exist.

3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator

CUE

3Doodler – a 3D printing product company that produces and sells 3D doodler pens – recently spotlighted Naomi Harm. Harm, a “leader in STEM education,” hosted a series of events this past summer titled “Summer Tech Splash” where teachers and students worked collaboratively to build prototypes of a self-driving car. ” She does so by offering summer STEM learning events, based on teacher and student needs and/or requests.

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Google Expands K-12 Footprint, Acquires STEM-Focused Company Workbench

Marketplace K-12

Google has acquired Workbench, an online platform that aims to help students with maker projects and other STEM lessons. The post Google Expands K-12 Footprint, Acquires STEM-Focused Company Workbench appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 career technical education Curriculum / Digital Curriculum edtech Google maker spaces Makerspace/Making STEM

Stem based PE for students at home

eSchool News

STEM Sports, a Phoenix-based supplemental curriculum company, is offering free lessons for parents and caregivers to use at home to keep students in grades 3-8 engaged and active. The STEM lessons provided are family-friendly and require simple sports equipment so both parents and students may be involved in the STEM learning process while students stay home during this isolation period.

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STEM Careers Coalition Video Series Demonstrates the Impact of STEM Skills in Innovation

Discovery Education

With the rapid spread of COVID-19 impacting nearly every aspect of life, many people, communities, companies, and governments have quickly mobilized to fight the spread of the coronavirus. The STEM Careers Coalition exists to ensure that zip code does not determine destiny.

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Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM

User Generated Education

Working as a productive and sensitive member of a team is looked upon by STEM-based companies as being a requirement to being an effective and contributing employee: As technology takes over more of the fact-based, rules-based, left-brain skills—knowledge-worker skills—employees who excel at human relationships are emerging as the new “it” men and women. https://teaching.berkeley.edu/diversity-can-benefit-teamwork-stem#sthash.mHRBJQtV.dpuf).

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10 Companies Hiring Teachers Over the Summer

EdNews Daily

If you are a teacher looking for a summer gig, or unique ways to make extra money over your break, please find 10 companies hiring now. These 10 companies are hiring teachers over the summer 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Their parent company, StudyPoint, has offered personalized and convenient tutoring to students in 25 major cities, dating back to 1999.

K-12 Dealmaking: STEM Company SAM Labs Raises $8.9 million; China-based Bright Scholar Buys International Schools

Marketplace K-12

Hands-on coding and STEM education company SAM Labs raises $8.9 The post K-12 Dealmaking: STEM Company SAM Labs Raises $8.9 Marketplace K-12 China Chinese education Coding female entrepreneur International / Global Markets International schools K-12 Dealmaking STEAM STEMmillion; China-based Bright Scholar acquires British international schools network; Blue Canoe wins $500,000 from Qualcomm; ByteDance leads investment in Minerva Project.

‘Tesla Effect’ Hits Nevada Schools as Interest in STEM Surges

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The car company's 'gigafactory' will employ thousands, but Reno might not be up to the STEM challenge before investment and reforms. Classroom 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. A look at how STEM learning invigorates classrooms. eSN: How do you look at STEM ed? STEM isn’t just for kids going into STEM careers; STEM skills can be applied across the curriculum.

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STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how K–12 schools and companies are partnering to prepare their students for a digitally driven workforce! Employable Skills and Real-World Solutions Grow from STEM. Project-based learning and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education give students the tools to solve real-world problems while also building their critical-thinking skills. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10.

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Wizrobotics launches Wizprodigy, a new online competition experience for STEM students

eSchool News

Wizrobotics, an online live learning platform for teaching and inspiring K-12 students to explore STEM fields, announced the launch of Wizprodigy. The Wizprodigy Online STEM competition is open to students aged 12 to 16 years old with a prize pool totalling $2000.

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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. As it has been noted, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), the creator of Xplorlabs, is a global safety science company. This online, free STEM module is interactive and engaging and is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards.

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Georgia Power Launches Interactive STEM-Based Educational Videos

eSchool News

The videos cover a variety of STEM energy topics with hands-on activities requiring only a few basic supplies, most of which can be found around the house. Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company.

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Top K–12 Tech Tools for Teaching STEM

EdTech Magazine

Top K–12 Tech Tools for Teaching STEM. As companies and market experts forecast computer science and engineering skills as crucial to the future workforce , K–12 schools have been rapidly developing STEM programs in order to prepare their students to be the employees of tomorrow. . “[It’s] While the goal is the same, schools have found many different solutions to shouldering the responsibility of passing on STEM skills to their students. .

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Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated. At the same time, major companies are recognizing the potential of a generation that will be looking for jobs as the market for jobs in these fields changes — and offers new options to workers and employers. . “It Increased STEM funding from private companies comes as Americans raise concerns over the attention science, technology, engineering and math classes get in the U.S.

STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: Chevron

Discovery Education

A coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide, the STEM Careers Coalition offers no-cost digital learning resources for educators, parents, students and employees to foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers at no-cost to schools.? Introducing students to the power of STEM learning is more important now than ever!?

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4 examples of engaging vision-impaired students in STEM

eSchool News

STEM learning is a cornerstone of education in today’s K-12 schools, but STEM classrooms often aren’t all that inspiring to students who are blind or have low vision. But students who are blind or have low vision don’t have to miss out on STEM’s engaging aspects. Science companies are creating tools that accommodate different needs, and some groups have created science experienced geared toward students with vision challenges.

Satellite STEM Program Expands Its Reach from Space to Earth

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith One company plans to use new funding to reach more schools and conduct new kinds of experiments. Classroom Digital Content STEM

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The Big Guide to STEM - free guide with resources from educators

Educational Technology Guy

" The Big Guide to STEM " is a free e-book containing resources and STEM ideas from educators on integrating STEM/STEAM into the classroom. link] /stem-guide Although it's published by Boxlight, the only company info is in the logos. Sunshine Nance, Boxlight’s VP of Marketing, has made it her mission to facilitate STEM education, including helping to organize the Georgia Girls STEM Collaborative and working with the STEM Atlanta Women group.

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