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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


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.

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How to Bring Back the Arts and Boost Academic Achievement Through STEAM Curriculum


Did you know that music lessons can help students excel in STEM ? Art is more than just an elective that students can go without. It’s easy to see the benefits of teaching your students core academic subjects like math, science, or reading.

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Why Young Children Should Learn Engineering

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?”.

Today's CTE Investments Help Boost Students' Success

EdTech Magazine

Today's CTE Investments Help Boost Students' Success. In modern schools, vocational instruction — now career and technical education, or CTE — often takes students beyond the oil-stained floor beneath an automotive hoist or a shower of sparks in a welding lab. With augmented reality, students can master the skills of welding through simulations before they really let the sparks fly. Even students studying culinary arts need experience using digital point-of-sale systems.

Technology Sparks Growth Mindset and Innovation in the Classroom

Digital Promise

“Polk County is one of the counties you don’t think about very much,” said Nakia , a student at Chilhowee Middle School in Benton, Tennessee, a small rural town of fewer than 2,000 people. “We’d Innovation in the classroom leads to student engagement.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

She is also a former teacher and principal, leading one of the first elementary STEM schools in the state of Iowa. As an educational leader, Dawn is passionate about providing educational opportunities to students and educators alike. in Secondary Education from Ball State University.

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.

How to Integrate Multimedia and Writing Instruction With VR, Video and Digital Timelines


My job is to make sure that the tech use is meaningful and purposeful - when used correctly technology can help enhance and transform my lessons, provide real-world activities, and increase student engagement. We all strive to develop students with the skills necessary to be successful after high school graduation. The National Council for the Social Studies urges us to find ways for our kids to “take informed action” based on what they have learned.

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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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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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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.

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The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Associate Professor, Co-Director of Asian Studies, Adelphi University | Jan Dormer, Ph.D.,

Different Definitions of Personalized Learning Conflict, Cause Confusion


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?

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?"


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.

4 myths about great teaching debunked

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Here are the main points we discuss, with a full transcript below: MYTH #1: Traditional teaching methods should be replaced with more innovative, student-centered approaches. Integrating technology does not automatically improve student engagement or learning. ?MYTH

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Students don’t pay attention to lectures, they would argue.

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.