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Elementary-level STEM education fosters our future innovators

eSchool News

Key points: Early exposure to STEM education is critical for students See article: Building a STEM pipeline needs to start in kindergarten See article: Here’s why STEM Career Days are a great idea For more on STEM education, visit eSN’s STEM & STEAM page In today’s fast-paced world, STEM education has become imperative for global progress.

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The Impact of Inclusive STEM Education

Edsurge

STEM identity can last a lifetime and help students thrive in school, future careers and life. Inclusive STEM programs widen job opportunities for the growing technology sector, support students in building digital literacy skills and empower young people to become creators — not just consumers — of technology.

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Why Elementary Needs STEM Integration

EdTechTeacher

Post by ETT Instructor Shawn O’Neill As educators we know that incorporating STEM into our elementary classrooms has benefits that reach far beyond just science and mathematics. (1) STEM occupations are projected to grow faster than any other job field, jumping an estimated average of 10.8% between now and 2031. (2)

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Offering Electives to Elementary Students

User Generated Education

It is not clear to me why elementary students are rarely offered elective courses. I never understood why elementary students aren’t shown the bigger picture of a lesson, unit, or course. I have the privilege of teaching gifted elementary students at a few Title 1 schools.

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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. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular.

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Empowering girls with STEM education to build tomorrow’s tech industry

eSchool News

Key points: Inspiring young women in STEM programs requires cultivating a culture of community Black students need more STEM career exposure Launching a districtwide computer science program for all grades For more news on STEM education, visit eSN’s STEM & STEAM hub All too often, female students are underrepresented in STEM classes.

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50 Back to School Activities for Elementary Students

Waterford

However, it’s worth making time for fun student back-to-school activities in your elementary classroom. As an educator, you can use these 50 first day of school games, activities, and printables for elementary students to help your class get to know each other and find things they have in common. This or That? :