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. Project-based learning and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education give students the tools to solve real-world problems while also building their critical-thinking skills. 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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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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Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Social bookmarking helps students visualize and personalize their learning in boards, magazines, or walls! Cube for Teachers is a new web tool I recently learned about. Flipboard is a web tool, iOS app, and extension to curate bookmarks into a digital magazine.

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How an Open-World Video Game Teaches Kids STEM

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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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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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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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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. You will also find posts filled with resources including Science , Technology , and Engineering 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.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I look forward to learning from you! 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.

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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 will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking! 35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM by Michael Gorman at [link].

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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? To vet this article, I read through several magazine articles he’s written, and found a lot of fascinating opinions. The post FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog.

Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! I’ve learned to use free web tools to design headers on different social networks, graphics for books and digital badges, banners, flyers, parent newsletters, programs, digital magazines, book covers, logos, and more! Find templates for creating logos, flyers, posters, greeting cards, business cards, online magazines, and social media headers and graphics (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

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

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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! A reading of his book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule The Future , is a must for any educator, especially those interested in STEM education.

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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. Pay attention to the news, read the magazines or the blogs or the social media. And what I mean by that is what happens is that we lose the spirit of being a kid… and getting back to the essence of how exciting learning can be.

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

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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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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. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Part 4: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Turning STEM to STEAM… 24 Resources. It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education.

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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. In this first post, I would like to build the idea of what makes a Driving or Investigative Question important in student centered learning, and how it can uncover important standards. Learn more at the conference master classes page.

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A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

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Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. ALEXANDRIA, VA Statistics—the science of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) revealed. FASTEST-GROWING STEM UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES 2010–2013. Higher Ed Sociology higher ed science stem

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Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Social bookmarking helps students visualize and personalize their learning in boards, magazines, or walls! Cube for Teachers is a new web tool I recently learned about. Flipboard is a web tool, iOS app, and extension to curate bookmarks into a digital magazine. The post Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp

June / July 2018

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FEATURES CHANGE AGENTS: TECH & LEARNING’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN EDTECH IN 2018 By Tara Smith Each of these leaders is working in thoughtful and creative ways on the frontlines of some of today’s most pressing issues— from the way we think about learning, AI, and innovation to gun control, refugees, and student privacy. 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.

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. The educator’s role has always been to model and demonstrate effective learning, but somewhere along the line, the educator’s major role became content and knowledge disseminator. Today, content is freely and abundantly available, and it is more important than ever to help learners in the process of how to learn.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – December 2016

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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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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. Whether you are launching a one-to-one or BYO program, moving from print textbooks to digital content, revamping the curriculum to improve STEM learning, rethinking assessment, or embarking on (or continuing to support) any other ambitious technology-supported initiative, Intel’s Blueprint model can help. You can subscribe to the free magazine and use the site.

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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. Canva quickly became a staple in my classroom, as it constantly inspires and facilitates many creative evaluation deliverables such as magazines, advertisements, and flyers. Apps & STEM Featured on eSchool News How-to STEM

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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] ). If you go to their website in the Shownotes, you can download a magazine that they have. Sometimes when we’re talking about STEM, we’re looking at science, technology, engineering, and math.

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. The Volta Racer received the prestigious Good Design Award and Parents Magazine’s Best Boredom Buster Award in 2014. How do you feel the ToyLabs projects are promoting STEM education?

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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. Abdul-Jabbar puts the spotlight “on environmental literacy and the need for students to be given the opportunity to learn about science in a place where they can do their own investigations and experiments,” says Gerry Salazar, director of outdoor and environmental education programs at LAUSD.

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

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These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

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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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. They’re our future leaders, and whether they choose science as a career or not, this multi-layered process of learning and applying that knowledge as they mature will prove invaluable. Utilize a varied methodology to impart learning.

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.

Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056

Shake Up Learning

The post Home Learning with Choice Boards During School Closures – SULS056 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As we all find new ways to teach and learn during this unprecedented time, I want to share how you approach home learning with choice boards during school closures. In this episode with classroom teacher, Laura Steinbrink, you will learn how she is using choice and flexibility to reach the needs of her students. Shake Up Learning 2020.

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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. DESIGN MATTERS—TOP TEN TIPS TO CREATE THE PERFECT LEARNING SPACE T&L talks with Megan Fagge of Cooper Carry about her top ten tips to create an ideal and inspirational learning space. Magazine

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]. As a former teacher and Director of Instructional Technology he is highly sought after for his expertise in educational technology integration and using social media for learning.

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. And while schools are coming to drones from a variety of directions, they are all finding that this technology offers learning opportunities for students that touch on every part of their curriculums. Drone Competition Creates Fun STEM Opportunity.

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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. When not providing Services for BIE (PBLWorks), Discovery Education, Wilkes, FETC, Alan November Consulting, and Tech and Learning Magazine… I provide independent consultation and professional development across the country. Facilitating Student Owned Inquiry With The Right Question… Deeper Learning. At this point, learning becomes both passionate and authentic.

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