Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

I don’t think schools can manage without coding and STEM. Coding, robotics, and experimentation–integral pieces of STEM–give students the best start possible to the rest of their lives. Nothing promotes these better than STEM. I found a partner in my STEM projects.

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Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Helen Kardiasmenos is an Innovative classroom and online educator located in Sydney, Australia.

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5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces. Thomas School near Seattle has concentrated on beefing up the school’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for the past several years and plans to strengthen it even more in the future. Makerspaces — a key element of STEM education — are popping up in classrooms and libraries across the U.S. Thomas School Dedicates Space to Bolster STEM Learning.

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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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LifeLiqe App: Amazing Hi-Res Visual Models for STEM Subjects

EmergingEdTech

LifeLiqe is an app for iOS or Windows that provides over 1,000 content models for K-12 STEM. Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Project Based Learning

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How One Classroom Can Transform the School Cafeteria with STEM Thinking

Digital Promise

In addition to providing teachers and students with always-available access to technology, every VILS location promotes STEM principles across the curriculum. Students documented this process using their tablets and were able to go back, review their work, and make adjustments.

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Can Mentorships Get More Girls Into STEM Subjects?

Edsurge

I think the number one reason that women fall out of STEM is because they get in the workplace and find that it’s a very masculine-dominated field, and that there’s a lot of office politics to deal with,” says Khan, who adds that despite the number of women working in technical careers, very few of them hold senior-level positions within their respective industries. They can also help keep more of them interested in technical education and the related career opportunities.

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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.

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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Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education. By 2019, Verizon expects to have 150 schools participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning program , the company’s initiative to improve STEM education, according to a recent announcement. .

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How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve had a lot of questions in the last few months about STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) in the classroom. STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and covers an immense range of subject areas. Labs Lost to Educational Rigidity.

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20 STEM Activities For Kids This Summer

TeachThought - Learn better.

20 STEM Activities For Kids This Summer. To combat summer learning loss and keep those STEM skills fresh over the summer, Project Lead The Way put together a list of super simple (and fun) STEM activities you can do with your children over summer break. Maker Movement stem

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At the Top of Teachers’ Wish Lists? Tactile STEM Projects, Flexible Furniture and Books

Edsurge

Because so many educators turn to DonorsChoose to seek out classroom supplies, the organization is able to learn a lot from project requests posted on the site, which it analyzes and publishes in an annual insight report. For starters, teachers are increasingly showing an interest in projects related to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), a reflection of a national trend in education. Education Technology Nonprofits Diversity and Equity STEM Coding

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School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation

EdTech Magazine

School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation. Thomas School near Seattle hopes to encourage students to develop a passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by starting them young and engaging them with cool, new learning spaces featuring robots and 3D virtual reality computers. Studies show that the earlier you introduce STEM education , the more children become interested in those subjects,” says Kimberly Mecham, director of St.

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Acer Chromebook Tab 10 - the first Chrome OS tablet is here, and it's great!

Educational Technology Guy

Acer and Google have just announced the first Chrome OS tablet , the Acer Chromebook Tab 10. Works and managed like a Chromebook, but in tablet form. This is a great device for schools looking for a tablet device, with a stylus and Android apps, that is easy to deploy and manage.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

There are many things to consider when deciding which digital education solution will best suit your needs, but having a clear idea of the purpose and functionality of these edtech resources will help make these purchasing decisions easier.

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11 Fun STEM Activities to Nurture a Love of Learning

Fractus Learning

STEM activities are a fun way to get children interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and many schools around the world have introduced it into their curriculum. STEM is, and can be, so much more than that. Educational Insights Design & Drill BrightWorks.

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How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

Sphero emphasizes the power of play in education and has a variety of lessons that are aligned to the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards on their website. Blog Featured #ettipad Courtney Pepe Daily Genius Robots Sphero STEM

Samsung launches new STEM learning, collaboration solutions

eSchool News

In partnership with STEM Fuse and Tidebreak, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced two new education solutions to enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum, and create more collaborative learning spaces. “As Closing the STEM Gap.

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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! These platforms are online and accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week on multiple devices (computers, tablets, mobile devices and Chromebooks).

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How to STEM Preschoolers – This is How I Did it at Digitaf

Fractus Learning

Our mission is to improve the area through the education of the children. In addition to the regular curriculum of a kindergarten, I am exposing the children to STEM related topics, while encouraging them to ask questions, explore and bring their ideas to life.

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! In a screencast, students video record their digital screen (tablet or computer) and that shows them completing a task. One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts.

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Celebrating ConnectED’s Achievements Toward Transforming Education

Digital Promise

Since President Obama’s ConnectED announcement in 2013 in Mooresville, NC , there has been more than $10 billion committed as part of the five-year program to transform American education. When students bring their tablets home, the whole family can benefit from these tools.

Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! These platforms are online and accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week on multiple devices (computers, tablets, mobile devices and Chromebooks).

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Classroom Makerspaces: Boost Creativity and Critical Thinking Skills By Giving Students Their Own Corner

Waterford

Over the past few years, the term “makerspaces” has become a growing buzzword in the educational field. Whether or not you’ve seen one in action, you may have wondered whether these spaces are just an educational fad or a legitimate way to nurture creativity and learning in your students.

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Using Book Creator in the Elementary Classroom – T his is a FREE Resource great for K-4 educators looking for ways to use Book Creator in their classroom.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Gaming in Early Childhood Education in Australia. Jon Corippo on episode 375 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Oklahoma district boasts ‘best in state’ STEM innovation labs

eSchool News

Maker spaces, science labs, and touch screens help students conduct real-world STEM. The addition of these labs is helping to shape Bartlesville High School as one of premier educational facilities in the state of Oklahoma. McClatchy STEM

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

That it works so well should come as no surprise to seasoned educators. Active learning is paramount to maximizing STEM learning. Interactive touch screen displays bring STEM subjects to life. This motivating impact of interactive displays is seen at every level of education.

When Education Giants Stumbled and Data Ruled

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. They were the most powerful companies in education. More broadly, I think the promise of data in education is still proving itself.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Project Pals is perfect for any student capable of using an electronic tablet, Chromebook, or device to create and share. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Send Them Home #savmp #KidsDeserveIt #HourofCode #stem

Adam Welcome

Send home the Sphero's - Send home the Drones - Send home the tablets - The Chromebooks. Then, just last week there was a delegate of Education Officials from China on a visit. I like the Education Pack - check it out here

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Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Most of the kids are completely familiar with iPads and tablets and phones, so we have some iPads in the classroom with some folders. Edtech Tool Tuesday Education ELA/ ELL Teachers iPads Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Math Teachers STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

techlearning

2 Mobile Devices —Mobile devices in education can be controversial. has proven to be an invaluable asset in K–12 education. This provides diverse possibilities for robotics in K–12 education. The possibilities for IoT in K–12 education are endless.

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Dropbox is integrated natively into the Adobe Premiere Rush tool, so students can speed up editing and post it faster, whether you’re working on mobile, tablet, or desktop.

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