Time Is the Greatest Challenge to Teaching STEM. Families Can Help.

Edsurge

Elementary science instruction often takes a back seat to math and reading and receives little time in the school day. In fact, the 2018 National Study of Science and Mathematics Education reported that many elementary school teachers do not even provide science instruction every week. According to the National Science Teachers Association Position Statement, “Elementary science instruction often takes a back seat to math and reading and receives little time in the school day.”

Yes, school resources are limited—but don’t ignore what students can offer

The Christensen Institute

With Family Playlists from PowerMyLearning, schools lean on elementary and middle school students to teach academic concepts to their parents at home, resulting in learning gains for students (and often parents too), as well as improved relationships between families and the school. Students are struggling during COVID-19. Trauma, anxiety, and potential learning loss are all top of mind for educators and parents supporting young people.

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Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

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He earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and teaching at Southeast Missouri State University; a master’s degree in education at Webster University; a master’s degree in educational leadership and administration at Southeast Missouri State University; a specialist degree in education administration at University of Missouri St. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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Michelle’s professional background also includes her tenure at the Hesperia Unified School District as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and finalist for CA Elementary Principal of the Year. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow. Step 1: Make a plan. That’s the first piece of advice for every superintendent and school leader who asks about creating 1:1 environments in their schools.

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

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In 2017 the district opened MOSAIC, a personalized learning elementary school, and created the MyPath program, which allows high school students to create their own class. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow. “If it’s edtech, it must be good,” used to be the mantra in schools.