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Want to Solve our STEM Skills Problem? Bring in the Professionals

Digital Promise

Recent Australian studies show there’s a decline in student participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects in high school. We want more of our students to take up STEM in schools and universities so we have a steady stream of graduates skilled in these areas for the future. Teachers can have a strong influence on studentsengagement and interest in STEM subjects, and on how they view maths and science in terms of future careers.

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An Interactive Tool Empowers High Schoolers To Take Control of Career Planning

Edsurge

Our job as educators is to inspire and inform our students. Today, Lee is a Post Secondary Programs Coordinator for Valley Center USD 262. The tool also supports the Kansas State Department of Education’s move to provide Individual Plans of Study for students.

Why Young Children Should Learn Engineering

edWeb.net

Even with the NGSS’s emphasis on engineering, there’s still a feeling that in preschool and kindergarten, teachers shouldn’t place as much emphasis on the E in STEM. Keith calls it a creative process, where even the youngest students engage in problem solving and asking themselves, “what if?”.

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

3D Printing Engages Students. A study by Macquarie University in Australia and educational technology company Makers Empire confirms what’s easy for educators to observe — 3D lessons engage students , enabling them to learn advanced concepts and skills.

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Influential Educator Keynotes Southeast Powerful Practices Event

Discovery Education

she changed the lives of students — teenagers whose communities were still reeling from the Los Angeles race riots of 1992. She brought together these students from impoverished homes by helping them discover the commonalities of their lives. Every student has a story, but often they aren’t equipped to tell it, said Gruwell. Her message to educators in Atlanta: Make education true to life and relevant for students, or risk losing them.

Powerful Practices: Q&A with St. Vrain Schools’ Michael O’Toole on Fostering Future Scientists

Discovery Education

Vrain Valley School District , students apply their passions for science in the real world. Thanks to a series of community outreach efforts, students at the Longmont, CO school district are being immersed in their science education through a career context. Student Engagement.

South Carolina adopts science video service

eSchool News

Supplementary STEM videos serve to engage students in science learning. Students in South Carolina will soon have access to short Twig Science and Tigtag Science videos through a new statewide partnership.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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Join Us for the Third Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The day-long Global Leadership Summit, co-hosted by ASCD and the Global Education Conference Network, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in an interactive and engaging program.

Different Definitions of Personalized Learning Conflict, Cause Confusion

MindShift

One teacher, many students: It’s basically the definition of school as we know it, going back to the earliest days of the Republic. It’s called personalized learning: What if each student had something like a private tutor, and more power over what and how they learned?

The new minority on campus? Men

The Hechinger Report

A rare male student at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, where women outnumber men by more than six to one, Vinny Bucci said his male friends from high school chose vocational training over college. In colleges and universities nationwide this year, more than 56 percent of students are women.

The 2018 Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The day-long Global Leadership Summit, co-hosted by ASCD and the Global Education Conference Network, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in an interactive and engaging program.