Bringing STEM to Students with Mobile Technology

EdTech Magazine

Despite being one of the most in-demand sectors of the job market, STEM education is frequently subpar in districts serving minority students. The lack of access to higher-level science, technology, engineering and math classes in K–12 education shows.

How STEM is preparing students for future careers

Neo LMS

There are few areas of our lives in which science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) don’t play a key role. As this continues, it is important to introduce children to STEM concepts from an early age. Read more: 3D printing, drones, and AI — The future of STEM education?

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Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Educators can help students experience learning all around them by sending students on learning missions. Offline activities with mobile devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Cooking is a great way to teach STEM. Play I Spy with my Mobile Device , which is in my book Learning to Go !

An Evolution in Mobile

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past two years the way we deliver content and other features through mobile has evolved and Beeonics has also evolved by starting a new journey. Recently, Beeonics re-branded itself to Gadget Software and has focused its business to develop mobile software specifically to schools – with a product called SchoolBuilder. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. Future Teachers Are On Board for Mobile Classrooms. Mobile Makerspaces Provide Kids with Skills for the Future.

Mobile Learning and Worldwide Connectivity in Paris

CUE

Earlier this month, as TUSD Senior Director of Technology, I took time out from eating pan-a-chocolat, baguettes, and drinking cappuccinos to present at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Annual Mobile Learning Week Symposium held March 8-11 in Paris, France. […]. The post Mobile Learning and Worldwide Connectivity in Paris appeared first on OnCUE. Around the world, CUE continues to lead the way in 1:1 learning environments.

Georgia Power Learning Power Mobile App

eSchool News

The recently launched mobile game app supports Learning Power’s STEM-based classroom energy lessons, all aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

Educational Technology Guy

To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students. RESOURCES: More resources from Vernier More STEM Resources. STEM Vernier

EduGems: Anti-Test Art, Messy Learning, 250+ STEM Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

This EduGems issue includes messy learning, creating digital books, 250+ STEM ideas, autism apps, and more! If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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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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How Do We Integrate STEM Across Subjects?

MiddleWeb

Some schools are putting all subjects under the STEM umbrella. Can they be true to STEM's engineering focus? Anne Jolly talks to schoolwide-STEM expert Judy Duke, who points to history. STEM Across Curriculum STEM By Design anne jolly ethics history Mobile Area Education Foundation pyramids schoolwide STEM social studies STEM guidelines subject areasTeachers building lessons should always ask: "What problems needed to be solved?".

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Benefits of STEM Education and Publishing

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is a curriculum based on these four ideas. Instead of segregating these four disciplines in separate and discrete subjects, STEM interlinks them together into a cohesive learning paradigm, which is based on real-world applications. The general idea of igniting a sense of curiosity among children stems from the significant factor that is passed on from parents to their kids. STEM Publishing.

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School Is Hard for Mobile Students. These Districts Want to Help.

Edsurge

a mostly working-class suburban city just across the Mystic River from Boston—high student mobility used to be a challenge without a clear solution. Not all mobility is bad. And student mobility is nothing new here. Education Technology Student Success

Is mobile the key to physics instruction?

eSchool News

$5 million NSF grant initiative leads to mobile physics instruction module. She and her team developed a hands-on physics course for ninth graders designed to give them a better chance at being successful in higher-level high school and college-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM courses. Deepika Menon, a doctoral candidate in curriculum and instruction at MU, compared students using mobile curricula against those using more traditional science workbooks.

Robots deliver multimedia lessons to teach STEM

eSchool News

CWIST, a web platform supporting learning projects for students from 3 to 103, is making its content platform and education experts available to companies who want to turn their content into custom incentivized lessons. Famulus offers multiple robots designed for education and special needs, as well as head mounted displays. Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

Use a STEM Launcher Activity to Kick Off 2018

MiddleWeb

Try this fun STEM launcher activity shared by Anne Jolly. STEM By Design STEM Launchers anne jolly Engaging Youth through Engineering engineering mini-STEM launcher Mobile Area Education Foundation student teamingAs you watch kids pile back into the classroom after a holiday break, you may notice that they need to engage in some active lessons to work off excess energy and get back into the swing of learning.

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Too little aid for low-income STEM majors?

The Hechinger Report

When low-income students get a need-based grant, in addition to other financial aid, they are more likely to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) than are peers who don’t receive this boost in aid, according to a recent study from the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice. Sign up for our Higher Education newsletter. Higher Education. Related: To attract more blacks and Hispanics to STEM, universities must address racial issues on campus.

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The Future of 5G in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

A Video Shot by CBS Interactive and T-Mobile in my classroom What kind of impact will 5G have on education? Recently a film crew from CBS Interactive for T-Mobile came to my campus to film my predictions on just that topic. sponsored 5G in Education: 30 Second Overview [link] I think the thing I loved about the video the most is that I think they really captured what happens in my classroom. ” A Video Shot by CBS Interactive and T-Mobile in my classroom.

Virtual reality STEM program helps special needs students

eSchool News

zSpace STEM Lab helps to eliminate obstacles for students with special needs. The Mathson students are just completing their first year learning with the zSpace STEM lab , which includes a set of student virtual reality stations and a teacher station, each outfitted with an interactive stylus as well as a wide variety of educational software ranging from science and physics to engineering. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

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zSpace brings it’s AR / VR platform to the mobile student this year!

TeacherCast

The post zSpace brings it’s AR / VR platform to the mobile student this year! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network. ISTE 2018 ISTE STEMzSpace is a powerful AR/VR platform that allows students to harness the power of creativity to get a very unique hands-on experience like anything I have ever seen in the edtech space.

How Can LEGO Bricks Be Used To Teach Our Youngest Learners About STEM Education?

TeacherCast

At the end of last year, I found out that I was accepted into the first cohort of the LEGO Master Educator Program and would have the opportunity to attend a pretty awesome Meetup in Chicago during the ISTE conference. During the conference, I learned about LEGO Education and their mission not just to provide amazing resources to teachers and students, but also to bring advanced STEM topics into the PreK classrooms. — LEGO Education (@LEGO_Education) August 28, 2018.

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EduGems: STEM, Google Guide, Coding & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover a Google Hangouts for Teachers guide, Chrome extensions, STEM resources, infographics, creativity activities, web tools to teach history, coding resources, and more in this second edition. Scroll for the sections- Google, STEM, and Resources. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts.

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7 ways data collection is improving STEM education

eSchool News

STEM classes in particular have a natural potential to be both tech-rich and inquiry-based, especially hands-on lab activities. Here are 7 ways technology is enhancing and expanding STEM education in our school district. One exciting way we’re infusing technology into STEM education is through our district’s Innovations Labs. 21st Century Skills STEM inquiry labs pasco scientific PBL probeware sensors

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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas, take one of my courses (CE credit or graduate course credit for a CSU Master of Education ) or check out my books. Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes STEAM STEM

eSchool News launches Digital & Mobile Learning Guide

eSchool News

The November Guide, the eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide , offers expert insight on the reasons digital and mobile learning support students’ academic achievement and build the skills they’ll carry with them into the global economy. In the guide, we take a look at the various factors present in successful digital and mobile learning initiatives. We explore this issue, which is vital to digital and mobile learning.

Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM Teachers and Students

eSchool News

To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students.

How One Urban District Designed STEM for All

MiddleWeb

Access to STEM education is more than an economic issue. Anne Jolly highlights the story of an urban district where an intentionally disruptive program is successfully involving all middle school students in STEM studies. STEM By Design STEM Program Design all students anne jolly Carolyn DeCristofano Dr. Susan Pruet equity middle grades middle school Mobile County Public School STEM It’s a matter of equity as well.

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Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

What is STEM? The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. Why is STEM Training Important? And that is precisely why it is important to create more awareness of STEM.

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How to Create STEM Courses for Best Learning Outcomes

Kitaboo on EdTech

There’s a growing need for scientific and technical talent in STEM -related jobs. However, it seems that not many students are keen on pursuing STEM courses post their school level. Recent data from a test commonly taken by college-bound high school students found that only 20% of students are ready for courses typically required for a STEM major. A common reason given by students was that they found the STEM courses difficult. STEM courses must be based on reality.

EduGems: STEM, Google Guide, Coding & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover a Google Hangouts for Teachers guide, Chrome extensions, STEM resources, infographics, creativity activities, web tools to teach history, coding resources, and more in this second edition. Scroll for the sections- Google, STEM, and Resources. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts.

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Youth? ?Can? ?Change? ?the? ?World:? ?Lessons? ?from? ?the? ?T-Mobile? ?Changemaker? ?Lab?

Edsurge

Against a backdrop of magenta balloons, lights, and t-shirts, the 30 winning teams of the 2019 T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge descended on T-Mobile's headquarters in Bellevue, WA. Each team had an opportunity to pitch their projects to T-Mobile leaders for feedback and advice.

Middleschoolers design and build STEM carts for younger students

eSchool News

Team by team, 50 Hampton seventh-graders recently pitched their competing blueprints for a rolling cupboard of educational aids. Their assignment: Design a cart to carry today’s tools for STEM learning — the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math — in Hampton Township’s three elementary schools. “We Each team also showed judges a miniature model of its proposed STEM cart. one of the competing teams, dubbed its mobile cart The Thunderbolt.

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Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM-based learning programs are being introduced in schools all across the globe. STEM has proved to be a much better educational program in terms of learning effectiveness and leading to better career opportunities than the regular curriculum. Students gain valuable experience with the help of hands-on learning activities practiced extensively in STEM-based education. Therefore, eBooks make for the perfect study material to deliver STEM courses.

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Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching English Lessons Mobile Learning digital books ebook creation holidays literacy math mobile apps for education reading science STEAM STEM Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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Math tutoring startup uses mobile chats to connect students and tutors

eSchool News

Math startup offers round the clock mobile chats and tutor ratings. Stanford University is investing in MathCrunch, an on-demand mobile math tutoring company, with its StartX Fund. The company is focused on helping students gain the confidence and skills they need to succeed at math by providing one‐on‐one live tutoring to students via chat on their mobile phones — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. News STEM Top News