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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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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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Why STEM education could get a transformative makeover—soon

eSchool News

Engaging young children in STEM is critical for creating a lifelong love of learning and for developing critical thinking skills which will serve them well across all academic disciplines and prepare them for the 21st Century workforce. Apps & STEM School Administration STEM

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Quick List STEM Resources For The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Science Technology Engineering Math STEM. STEM today is so much more than just the 4 areas that make it up. And it's important to embrace STEM in every classroom and at every level. Don't those all have a place in the "STEM" classroom? Samsung STEAM STEM

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Researchers develop preschool STEM education curriculum

eSchool News

In an effort to address the national need to guide more students to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researchers are developing curriculum which introduces STEM principles during the formative preschool years.

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6 ways to bolster STEM education for the future

eSchool News

STEM education would emphasize problem-solving, interdisciplinary approaches and the value of discovery and play, according to a new 10-year vision from the American Institutes for Research for the U.S. Department of Education’s STEM Initiatives Team. News STEM

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Is this graphic novel STEM education’s secret sauce?

eSchool News

Educators and STEM advocates are always searching for engaging ways to keep students interested in STEM–and a new graphic novel that uses computational thinking to teach students to code might be the next big thing. Featured on eSchool News Resource STEM

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STEM can be fun, just do this.

The CoolCatTeacher

8 Ideas for Fun STEM Learning with Kids From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. STEM lessons can be fun. Whether it is origami jumping frogs or making a boat out of cement, Mandy Casto has eight high-energy ideas for making STEM fun.

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District sees massive STEM gains with VR

eSchool News

zSpace is a virtual reality (VR) system used for STEM education. A Brief Video on zSpace VR in Education. VR Specifically for Education. VR is making its way into education, and it may even be leapfrogging consumer use.

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Enhancing STEM Learning Using Virtual Reality

My Paperless Classroom

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Careers in STEM are the next best thing: as a matter of fact, according to the U.S. Editorial STEM Education

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5 ways to reduce the harrowing STEM teacher shortage

eSchool News

But what happens when high-quality STEM teachers become hard to find, and what happens when STEM teacher applicant pools dry up? extend critical STEM learning opportunities to its youngest students? A Top Education Priority. Early childhood education News Personnel STEM

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How to Course Correct STEM Education to Include Girls

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Leadership Management STEMBy Sylvia Libow Martinez Introduce the real world and change the conversation.

Accessible Technology Helps Students with Disabilities Pursue STEM Degrees

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to tech tools and awareness groups, more students have gone further in higher education. Classroom Curriculum STEM

Researchers tackle gender bias in STEM education

eSchool News

Researchers are tackling the stubborn question of how gender bias impacts STEM education. STEM education at the K-12 and university levels has seen its share of headlines, as industry experts and policymakers tout its importance in the nation’s economy and workforce.

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Best 2015 Videos: STEM, STEAM, and Maker Education Theme

User Generated Education

Given my current interest in maker education , I decided to locate and post 2015 videos related to maker education, STEM, and STEAM. Maker Education: Reaching All Learners. ” Education Maker Education maker education STEAM STEM TED talks

Six Quick Tips for Sudden STEM Teachers

MiddleWeb

As school begins this year, quite a few educators face a new and potentially daunting assignment: Teach STEM. Expert Anne Jolly is here with help – six essential tips that can help "sudden" STEM educators survive a challenging start and achieve success.

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Computer Science (Not Just Coding) Needs a Bigger Role in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum STEMBy Vince Bertram Schools should introduce technology courses earlier and demystify CompSci.

New Tools for STEM Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April, 2015 Looking for new ways to make STEM education more engaging? From fundamental math and engineering to hands-on electronics and robotics, here are some new products that have been creating a.read more. math resources

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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Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

Discovery Education

As educators we are here to prove that idea a myth! More people are using STEM skills to become inventors and innovators daily, why not you or your students? STEM Content Connection: 3M & Discovery Education Young Scientist Lab – Innovation Interactives.

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Here’s how to leverage federal funds for STEM education

eSchool News

Department of Education issued guidance to school districts and educational leaders on funding STEM education opportunities. The recommendations focus on improving student access to STEM learning experiences, as well as supporting educators in STEM disciplines.

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7 Simple STEM Lessons for K12 Teachers by @veronicahuntt

My Paperless Classroom

STEM has become more than just a term of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Here are 7 Simple Rules and Thoughts about teaching in a STEM classroom. The post 7 Simple STEM Lessons for K12 Teachers by @veronicahuntt appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

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Learn how @LEGO_Education is transforming #STEM Education Curriculum Worldwide!

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Margaret Weigel from Lego Education to discuss the amazing LEGO Mindstorms products and how they can fit into your STEM Education Curriculum. The post Learn how @LEGO_Education is transforming #STEM Education Curriculum Worldwide!

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Here’s how invention and entrepreneurship fit into STEM education

eSchool News

The coalition takes those principles to the next level, aiming to elevate K-12 invention and entrepreneurship education to a national level. News STEMA movement to instill invention, innovation and entrepreneurial skills in today’s students is growing across the nation.

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Successfully Integrating Language Arts and #STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Candace Hisey @MissHisey talks about true STEM and Language Arts Integration. She is a strong proponent of interdisciplinary education, and this year she has been working with the chemistry instructor to build an integrated curriculum for tenth grade.

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Volunteers Who Are Changing Perceptions About STEM

MIND Research Institute

The challenges of getting students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)/STEAM (including the arts) are well-documented and the implications for our economy are staggering. There are so many challenges in education and getting students motivated.

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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. Teachers building lessons should always ask: "What problems needed to be solved?".

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6 ways to improve PD in STEM for every grade level

eSchool News

High-quality instruction in STEM requires both teaching expertise and content knowledge. Yet, at the elementary school level, many teachers haven’t had any specialized education or training in science, leaving them at a loss for PD in STEM. Next page: PD in STEM tips 2-6).

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Top 10 Educational Robots to use in your STEM Classrooms by @SamPatue

My Paperless Classroom

Beyond The Hour of Code Podcast Host Sam Patterson shares his Top 10 Robots for his STEM Education Classroom. The post Top 10 Educational Robots to use in your STEM Classrooms by @SamPatue appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

Back-to-School Training Equips Teachers for New STEM Curriculum

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Project Lead the Way’s summer professional development prepares educators for new school year. Classroom Management Professional Development STEM

How to Energize a Weak STEM Lesson

MiddleWeb

Lots of lessons you find on the Internet don''t meet the minimum criteria for a good STEM learning experience. In her latest STEM By Design post, expert Anne Jolly explains how to take a potential STEM lesson and boost its power.

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Partnerships Highlight: Cox Communications and STEM Education

MIND Research Institute

As a technology company, we know the value of STEM education, and are thrilled to support MIND and the 2016 Math Fair. Collaboration. Community. Social Responsibility.

Why this one STEM course has four different teachers

eSchool News

A STEM rotation model engages students in multifaceted projects with real-world implications. Walking into one of our four STEM classrooms at Huntingdon Area Middle School, you won’t see students working quietly on worksheets.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – December 2016

Discovery Education

STEM Content Connections. Discovery Education – Holiday Collaboration: Holiday Global Collaborative Learning Experience. This year Discovery Education has teamed up with GlobalLabs to bring you a collaborative project allowing classrooms to examine their favorite holidays and invent new ways to celebrate people, places, things, and events they love. STEM Connections around Decorating our Cities: 2012 Rockefeller Tree Setup Time-lapse. STEM Career Challenge.

Time for a Quick Midyear STEM Checkup

MiddleWeb

The midpoint of the school year is a great time for STEM educators to do a quick program checkup, says curriculum expert Anne Jolly. She offers five STEM progress indicators that can help teachers identify examples of success and any needed adjustments.

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Get Kids into STEM by Starting a Robotics Program at Your School

Where Learning Clicks

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is receiving a lot of attention lately, and for good reason. The post Get Kids into STEM by Starting a Robotics Program at Your School appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Notes from the 2015 Iowa STEM Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are my notes from today’s 2015 Iowa STEM Summit … Welcome , Lt. STEM should be a catalyst for active learning. Launching a STEM Council Seal of Approval for programs (e.g. Over 5,100 applications were submitted for STEM Scale-Up Grants.

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