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. So, what is STEM education? STEM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Early Childhood STEM Education. More on STEM.

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STEM Teacher Andy Losik Presents His 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

CUE

When it comes to holiday shopping, STEM toys, that weave science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into their design, continue to be hot. For toys infused with learning and creativity, elementary STEM teacher, Technology Integration Specialist, author, and Helpful Guy, Andy Losik, handled the legwork for you and offers his 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. The post STEM Teacher Andy Losik Presents His 2019 Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on CUE, Inc.

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Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

Basically, it’s because there aren’t enough education opportunities that require that sort of skill and those there are, usually rhyme with ‘math’ or ‘science’ which to many kids are “just too complicated” Enter STEM–Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. “I I don’t think schools can manage without coding and STEM. Nothing promotes these better than STEM. I found a partner in my STEM projects.

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How to Teach STEM Every Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Every corner of every life includes STEM, which explains the increasing interest in STEM-educated students to fill the nation’s jobs. Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are growing at 17%, while other occupations are growing at 9.8%. Significantly, STEM degree holders have a higher income even in non-STEM careers. Embrace the concrete nature of answers in STEM topics.

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Why we should teach coding in elementary school

eSchool News

There are several advantages of learning to code in elementary school. The earlier we introduce coding to children, the more comfortable they will become with computers and technology and the more successful they will become when presented with more challenging learning opportunities. Apps & STEM Featured on eSchool News Igniting and Sustaining STEM Education STEM coding

How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom. All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Classroom Design Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation STEM Students Teachers

C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

Ask a Tech Teacher

C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. This web-based scalable program is available for elementary through high school students and can last anywhere from four weeks to a year. ” In fact, the C-STEM Studio algebra curriculum is fully aligned with Common Core state standards in mathematics.

Giving Students Choice in Reading Helps Stem the ‘Summer Slide’

Digital Promise

Based on these encouraging results, we expanded the intervention at the same elementary school the following year, running book fairs for four classes. For the past two years, we have had the opportunity to feel like Santa Claus in June, delivering bags of presents to elementary school students. The post Giving Students Choice in Reading Helps Stem the ‘Summer Slide’ appeared first on Digital Promise.

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How to Promote Deeper Learning with the 4 Shifts

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie is an Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW) coach and has coached elementary, middle, and high school teams of teachers on how to use the framework in order to increase the level of intellectual demand as well as the authenticity of the work that students are asked to do. Julie is a Defined STEM, a K–12 curriculum resource curriculum with engaging project-based lessons that are based on real-world scenarios.

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Building STEM Communities at ISTE

MIND Research Institute

Building a Community of STEM Champions. He presented “Building a Community of STEM Champions for Your Students” alongside Katherine Clemens and Khadijah Crosby from Entrepreneurship + Innovation at Arizona State University. Katie, Khadijah and Brandon take a photo together after their ISTE presentation. 1 in 3 elementary teachers have math anxiety. As adults, our interaction with STEM matters. Parents must be empowered to become STEM champions!

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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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Using Digital Tools to Teach STEM Courses Remotely and Effectively

edWeb.net

Through the use of digital tools and techniques such as these, teachers can teach STEM topics effectively and interact with students in both academic and interpersonal ways that strengthen student-teacher relationships and make distance learning more effective. About the Presenters.

Halloween Wars: An Interdisciplinary Lesson with a STEM, STEAM, Maker Education Focus

User Generated Education

For Halloween 2016, I did a version of Halloween Wars (a Food Network show) with my two classes of gifted elementary learners. To introduce and reinforce ideas, concepts, and skills associated with maker education, STEM, and STEM. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences. I am sharing this lesson through my blog post as it reinforces how I approach lesson planning and teaching. Background Information.

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Part 2: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 40 Amazing STEM Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Part 2: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 40 Amazing STEM Resources. Science – STEM Resources. Math STEM Resources.

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CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

These finalists will present their Big Ideas in a Saturday (3/18/17) morning session called LeRoy’s Big Idea: Innovative Lesson Design Competition. and a eduawesome panel will watch each presentation and vote on which finalist will be awarded an additional $2000 and full rock star ISTE 2017 treatment including flight, hotel, transportation, and registration. Big Idea: STEM Buddies is designed to bring together 8th grade students with K-2 students to do STEM projects together.

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3 Basic Things Every School Should Teach Relating to Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jorge Valenzuela on Episode 602 of the 10 Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Sixty-seven percent of STEM jobs will be in computing. His work is aimed at helping schools understand and implement computational thinking, computer science, STEM, and project-based learning.

Just 3% of scientists and engineers are Black or Latina women. Here’s what teachers are doing about it.

The Hechinger Report

In Maggie Waldner’s elementary school classroom in downtown Denver, math lessons rarely focus on rote memorization. This is what culturally responsive instruction looks like in STEM education. But experts say finding better ways to teach STEM to students of color and girls is urgent.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020. It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The very first time I heard the idea of integrating the Arts into STEM education was while watching a 2009 keynote made by Daniel Pink at the NECC Conference in Washington DC… yes prior to ISTE Conferences! The next concept involves “getting real about STEM. This is a great place to Make STEM happen!

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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. The report, STEM 2026 , pulls from the work of experts in science, technology, engineering and math, and the authors point out that current conditions do not ensure equal access to STEM teaching and learning. News STEM

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LIVE: Create Amazing Presentations and Flipped Lessons using Microsoft OfficeMix | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

Introducing Microsoft OfficeMix , a fantastic way to create engaging and interactive presentations. In the 2014­–15 school year, Sandi trained educators and administrators at Holly Springs Elementary STEM Academy as Microsoft Innovative Educators, making Holly Springs the first school in the nation to be 100 percent certified. Check out our Educators Guide to Podcasting today! | Video | Slideshare Presentation.

Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition to being honored with regional, state, national and international recognition, he has presented at conferences worldwide. Computer Science Teachers Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) STEM Technology Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

Elementary and high school students build Maze Runner-like challenge for Sphero

eSchool News

Naper Elementary School students could be the envy of their peers when it comes to a labyrinth for testing their robotic skills. With technical assistance from Naperville North High School, Naper fourth-graders will be rolling robotic Sphero balls through what one elementary student likened to the always-changing maze in “Maze Runner,” a literary reference that brought a smile to the face of Ryan Shambo, Naper’s learning commons director and lead teacher.

Middleschoolers design and build STEM carts for younger students

eSchool News

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 Later this year, Hampton High School students will manufacture three of Spark Engineering’s mobile carts — dubbed Tech Eddies — for use in Wyland, Poff and Central elementary schools. Each team also showed judges a miniature model of its proposed STEM cart.

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35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post that recognizes that the Arts must be in STEM! I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking! This is a great place to Make STEM happen!

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20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Through teacher empowering publications and award-winning educational resources at ShakeUpLearning.com, learner-driven workshops and presentations and co-hosting Google Teacher Tribe weekly podcast, Kasey proves why we should never settle for the boring when it comes to bringing out the very best in our students, and we should always strive to Shake Up Learning! Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to another STEM related series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb in the last post. In this series of posts my goal is to provide you with practical resources in each of the STEM areas. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. Science – STEM Resources.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Presentations – the collaborative presentations created by group members for this project. The dashboard for each project includes project details, standards, supporting materials, the task board, a group presentation tool, statistics about participation, and the evaluation rubrics. The workspace button takes students to the primary work area although they will also work in the dashboard on tasks and their presentations.

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

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. At present Karen is teaching Kindergarten at Norma Rose Point, in Vancouver, Canada. Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning Gsuite and Google Apps Innovation iPads IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Monday Motivation Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Tech Tips

Student-Driven Hyperdocs

The CoolCatTeacher

See their presentation: [link]. All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Lesson Plans Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM Students Teachers Tools Web Tools Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

PROOF POINTS: Evidence increases for writing during math class

The Hechinger Report

The authors combed the research literature for all the studies they could find on writing outside of English class and found 56 high-quality experiments involving more than 6,000 students from elementary to high school.

35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom: Putting the Arts in STEM

techlearning

It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The very first time I heard the idea of integrating the Arts into STEM education was while watching a keynote made by Daniel Pink at the NECC Conference in Washington DC… yes prior to ISTE Conferences! Pink presented strong evidence that educators must include right brain lessons in addition to the inclusion of historical left brain activities. This is a great place to Make STEM happen!

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Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

They are using time to research and create a presentation of what they know. Are they presenting these presentations to each other to share it, or how does that work? The only parameters were “You just have to have a clear topic” and then, when you’re presenting, make sure you include four facts. They made a choice about how they would like to present their knowledge. They signed up, or made a choice, of which way they would like to present their knowledge.

Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions.

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Part 3: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Engineering

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to number Three in a series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources for STEM education. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb a few posts back, along with the 40 resources geared toward STEM Science and 35 resources geared toward STEM Technology. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s.

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Part 2… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second of many posts that will bring you over 70 STEM links. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I hope you will enjoy this series of STEM posts covering over 70 resource links.

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