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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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.

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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. Here are two great challenges to help encourage STEM and STEAM learning in your school.

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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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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. The post Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp.

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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.

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Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

The CoolCatTeacher

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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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. 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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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. Challenge: What STEM products do you recommend?

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3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator

CUE

3Doodler – a 3D printing product company that produces and sells 3D doodler pens – recently spotlighted Naomi Harm. The post 3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator appeared first on OnCUE. Learn 3d printing 3Doodler OnCUE Spark spark stem STEM education

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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.

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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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3Doodler Spotlights STEM Educator

CUE

3Doodler – a 3D printing product company that produces and sells 3D doodler pens – recently spotlighted Naomi Harm. ” She does so by offering summer STEM learning events, based on teacher and student needs and/or requests.

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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.

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.

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. STEM.Org: They are hiring 24 certified teachers for a 6-week paid, summer STEM fellowship program in Detroit & Westland, Michigan USA.

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

User Generated Education

In academia, the majority of research in STEM fields is conducted through collaborations and working groups, where a diversity of ideas need to be proposed and analyzed to determine the best strategy(ies) for solving a problem.

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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.

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

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. eSN: How do you look at STEM ed?

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STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: Chevron

Discovery Education

Because the company understands that the well-being of people everywhere depends on affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy, people are at the center of the energy conversation. These profiles provide a real-world connection that can ignite interest in STEM careers for the future. .

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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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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.

Grit, Tenacity, Inclusion — Robotics Programs Teach Much More Than STEM Concepts

Edsurge

We had a chat with Kate about her views on STEM education, supporting underrepresented and underserved students, and how learning to fail helps all kids succeed. Kate Sample EdSurge: Not everyone has an engineer dad to support their passion for STEM.

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.

Level-Up Summer Learning for Students and Teachers with Hands-On STEM Activities and Professional Development Resources from Siemens STEM Day

Discovery Education

Siemens STEM Day , developed in partnership with The Siemens Foundation, can help with both! Students can also explore a series of career profile videos to learn more about rapidly expanding STEM careers. STEM Instructional Resources for All.

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‘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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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. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10.

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Thinkster Sought an Investment From an Adviser. Instead, It Bought His SAT Prep Company.

Edsurge

This is the basic premise of Thinkster Math, a New Jersey-based company that marries replay technology with a tutoring service. The company charges $79 a month for access and one practice test, or $249 for six months of access and five practice tests.

A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him

Edsurge

He had learned some coding and development on his own through freeCodeCamp.org , and he had polished some of those skills doing work for a small WordPress related company. Because of privacy laws, the company can’t directly contact its biggest segment of end users. “It’s

Catapult Learning Launches New Turnkey Stem Program

techlearning

Catapult Learning, provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the launch of its new supplemental STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program. STEM Ed Tech Ticker News

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MEL Science Raises $6 Million to Bring STEM to Life with Kits and VR

Edsurge

Moscow internet services company Yandex participated. After that, the company charges $34.90 Those lessons mostly cover chemistry today, but the company is building more content for physics and biology students, Philippov says. But he believes that’s part of his company’s appeal.

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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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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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STEM Careers Coalition: Top 3 SOS Instructional Strategies for Successful Career Exploration in the Classroom

Discovery Education

The STEM Careers Coalition is a first-of-its-kind coalition of industry partners that have join ed forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide.