STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. Employable Skills and Real-World Solutions Grow from STEM. Public Schools showcases its students’ STEM successes at its annual Tinker Fair. . eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10.

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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.

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How an Open-World Video Game Teaches Kids STEM

Edsurge

Imagine learning math and science from the perspective of a middle or high school student. But the simple truth is that these books of isolated facts and abstract ideas have never been the way people have truly learned to view the world scientifically. Play comes in many forms, and allows children to test their abilities, explore, invent, and most importantly—fail and learn from their mistakes. Science learning should inspire passion and curiosity in young people.

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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. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:13.

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Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to number four 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. Math STEM Resources. NZ Math – These rich learning Math ideas come from New Zealand.

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5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design. From inside the K-12 education bubble, it’s easy to believe that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and STEAM (adding art to the STEM mix) initiatives are a done deal — everyone’s doing them. . There are whole conferences dedicated to STEM. Understand the Origins of STEM and Its Importance. Where do STEM programs come from? Identify Your School's Specific STEM Mission.

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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. You will even find a STEAM-based magazine.

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FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025

The CoolCatTeacher

I’m totally intrigued to learn what will be said in this free webinar from Intel where Brian David Johnson will explore what culture, living, and learning will look like in 2025. What will power the future of learning? Free Resources Innovation News & Trends STEM

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!

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5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12. 5 Ways to Amp Up STEAM Learning in the Classroom. STEM Idea #1: Teach with Passion.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. The ASA analyzed data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on 160 STEM bachelor’s degree categories granted by U.S. FASTEST-GROWING STEM UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES 2010–2013.

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Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

I have been working with ASCD for the past few years to publish my book, Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons. Today, content is freely and abundantly available, and it is more important than ever to help learners in the process of how to learn.

Driving Questions Part 1: Building Student Inquiry in Project Based Learning and STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this first post in a series that promotes student inquiry in PBL and STEM. This series is dedicated to helping educators create a student-centered Driving or Investigative Question… which is so important in STEM and PBL. Learn more at the conference master classes page.

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Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – December 2016

Discovery Education

Amazon Robotics : Learn more about how Amazon is building a culture using the 4C’s to innovate business. STEM Content Connections. Discovery Education – Holiday Collaboration: Holiday Global Collaborative Learning Experience. STEM Connections around Decorating our Cities: 2012 Rockefeller Tree Setup Time-lapse. TIME magazine time-lapse video depicting the installation, setup, and lighting of the Rockefeller Plaza Tree. STEM Career Challenge.

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Part 4: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Turning STEM to STEAM… 24 Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Part 4: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Turning STEM to STEAM… 24 Resources.

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5 teacher-loved technology tools to meet STEM NGSS standards

eSchool News

Additionally, it is important that students learn to use a wide variety of technology tools within our 21 st century classrooms ( US Dept. Apps & STEM Featured on eSchool News How-to STEM

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

Making STEM Equitable With Beautiful Ideas, Affordable Projects and Serious Play

Edsurge

He is creating the Oakland Toy Lab , a “community-based wonder lab for students to build, tinker, explore, make, break, and learn.” . Learn how to teach math with 3D design. Little Learning Environments: “These are open-ended, student-choice projects that let students learn organically,” Haynor says. One of Haynor’s favorite projects—combining learning, affordability and “super fun”—is the Strobe Goggles. “It’s Strobe Goggles Encourage deep learning.

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June / July 2018

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FROM BREADCRUMBS TO BREADBOARDS By Jerri Kemble Today’s forward-thinking educator is asking herself how to infuse coding, STEM, and STEAM into the classroom. Magazine

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

In terms of young women, school counselors and really all educators can help young women and really all of our students learn more about computer science and technology by thinking about how it intersects with every area of interest. It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ).

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How Solar Power is Helping Schools Teach STEM? – ToyLabs Interview

Fractus Learning

In 2013 I started ToyLabs with a commitment to inspire young minds with fun and exciting hands-on science projects in support of STEM education, while providing parents and teachers with great tools that make it easier for them to engage their kids in science education.

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Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tis the season when our learners love to learn from stuff of our nightmares as they celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls’ Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Students can learn with monster themed games, such as Teach Your Monster to Read or Learn English Kids has a fun Monster game ! Students can create magic potions or spells and learn science and math.

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site. You can subscribe to the free magazine and use the site. edtech free resources school cio Tech and Learning Magazine

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Blending Online and Field Learning To Inspire Young Girls in Science

EdNews Daily

As the utilization and embracement of technology in education has increased, as has utilization of online and blended learning in and out of the classroom, imperative for today’s digital native learners and members of the future workforce. Utilize a varied methodology to impart learning.

From Skyhook To STEM: Kareem Abdul Jabbar Brings The Science

MindShift

The Los Angeles nonprofit helps public school students in the city access a free, fun, week-long STEM education camp experience in the Angeles National Forest. I reached out to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar by phone for details on the program and to find out what motivates him to advocate for STEM Ed.

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Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool

EdTech Magazine

Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool. The future has swooped in early: We’re already seeing drones being added to the mix of teaching tools that educators are using to help bring STEM to life in their classrooms. Drone Competition Creates Fun STEM Opportunity.

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Are these buzzwords or are they things that can be used to improve learning? Today Steven Anderson @web20classroom brings back the veil and helps us learn about these emerging technologies. Augmented Reality Magazine Advertising [link].

March 2018

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FEATURES FUTURE-READY STRATEGIES TO DELIVER HIGH-IMPACT LEARNING EXPERIENCES NOW By Keith McBurnett Burnet (TX) Consolidated Independent School District’s Inspired Classroom project utilizes an infusion of technology, furniture, creativity, and community input. Magazine

Facilitating Student Owned Inquiry With The Right Question… Deeper Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration. Facilitating Student Owned Inquiry With The Right Question… Deeper Learning. As children enter school they soon learn to stop asking questions, and instead look to the teacher for answers!

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How to ReMake Your Classroom and Inspire Hands-On Learning in the New Year

Edsurge

We’re now watching another transformation as Making itself moves from the periphery of learning into the heart of K-12 programs. Most exhilarating of all are the skills, mindsets and deep learning practices sparked by Making activities. Even more, we hope our vision will spark ideas for how you might transform your students’ learning. DIY.org —an online community where youth can share projects and learn new skills.

Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tis the season when our learners love to learn from stuff of our nightmares as they celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls’ Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Students can learn with monster themed games, such as Teach Your Monster to Read or Learn English Kids has a fun Monster game ! Students can create magic potions or spells and learn science and math.

Why We Still Need to Know Things in the Age of Google

The CoolCatTeacher

We hope that kids will learn critical thinking skills in one class and then apply it to another. Today we discuss current research that is shaking up how people think about learning. It’s hard to learn “domain independent problem-solving skills”.

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Project Based Learning Done Right … 10 Misconceptions: Plus… 10 Resources to Raise the PBL Bar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, Tech Integration and Makers. Checkout my conference half day workshops : Making Makers Mainstream and Project Based Learning Quick Start. These are all misconceptions in the area of Project Based Learning.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Students can co-create curriculum and their classrooms with teachers for powerful learning experiences. Learn how students are teaching each other drone piloting and other examples from Albemarle County, Virginia with Superintendent Pam Moran. Learn more at coolcatteacher.com/guide.

One District's Journey From 'State of Emergency' to Student Success

Edsurge

Learn more about AdvancED | Measured Progress improvement support and services at advanc-ed.measuredprogress.org/EdSurge1. What are some specific steps you’ve taken to improve teaching and learning?