Moving from Teaching STEM to Doing STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Getting kids engaged and excited about learning in the STEM Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. Robin Ellwood moved from lecture to hands-on STEM with her eighth graders and shows us how.

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A STEM Camp for Young Learners

User Generated Education

I just finished a week long – half day STEM camp for learners, ages 7 through 12, half girls and half boys. I love turning kids onto STEM, and there is evidence that exposure at a younger age increases the chances of later interest.

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STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.

EdTech4Beginners

How can I use these tech tools in a STEM project? Tagged: edtech , education , Google Streetview , Minecraft , pbl , project based learning , project ideas , STEM project , STEM projects , teaching ideas. Google Street View is amazing.

Quick List STEM Resources For The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Science Technology Engineering Math STEM. STEM today is so much more than just the 4 areas that make it up. And it's important to embrace STEM in every classroom and at every level. Don't those all have a place in the "STEM" classroom? Samsung STEAM STEM

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STEM: A DEEP DEFINITION

P21 Blogazine

Driving Question: What makes a STEM School? What makes a STEM school? I have literally sat on so many panels (K12,Higher Ed, political, policy, and industry), participated in meetings from the White House to the schoolhouse, been active in research think tanks and included in numerous case studies to define what STEM is and what makes a STEM school and we are still asking this question. Volume 3, Issue 3, Number 1. That is the question that is most often asked.

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STEM vs. STEAM

Where Learning Clicks

Examining the differences between STEM vs. STEAM and where the arts fit in with STEM in the classroom. The post STEM vs. STEAM appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom STEAM STEM

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Girls & Stem

techlearning

According to research by STEMconnector and the National Science Board, women make up only 28 percent of the science and engineering workforce. Techlearning Resources

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The Problem with Prepackaged STEM Products

Tom Murray

Over the last handful of years we have seen an explosion in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. And, coinciding with this movement has been an influx of new STEM-related products that are school friendly. The following is a guest post from Ross Cooper.

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STEM Flix - STEM videos for middle school classes

Educational Technology Guy

STEM Flix is a STEM Video series for middle school classes created by the Northrop Grumman Foundation and Science Bob. The videos include demonstrations that engage the students and then explore STEM career fields and topics and how they are applied in everyday life.

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STEM For One, STEM For All

P21 Blogazine

This two part post describes the critical features that have made this P21 Exemplar School one of the best STEM Schools in the nation. Driving Question: What systems and features are needed to sustain a successful STEM Academy that serves a diverse, high-needs population?

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Design Squad Global’s Super STEM Resources

MiddleWeb

STEM curriculum expert Anne Jolly shares her enthusiasm for the free teaching resources available through the PBS platform Design Squad Global. STEM By Design STEM Lessons anne jolly Design Squad inquiry science NGSS Nicki Sirianni PBL in STEM PBS stem lessons STEM projects STEM resources WGBHJolly highlights the engineering-oriented lessons and DSG's new Global Clubs that involve kids in Inventing for a Sustainable Future.

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STEM can be fun, just do this.

The CoolCatTeacher

8 Ideas for Fun STEM Learning with Kids From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. STEM lessons can be fun. Whether it is origami jumping frogs or making a boat out of cement, Mandy Casto has eight high-energy ideas for making STEM fun.

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The Big Guide to STEM - free guide with resources from educators

Educational Technology Guy

" The Big Guide to STEM " is a free e-book containing resources and STEM ideas from educators on integrating STEM/STEAM into the classroom. link] /stem-guide Although it's published by Boxlight, the only company info is in the logos. Sunshine Nance, Boxlight’s VP of Marketing, has made it her mission to facilitate STEM education, including helping to organize the Georgia Girls STEM Collaborative and working with the STEM Atlanta Women group.

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Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM

User Generated Education

In academia, the majority of research in STEM fields is conducted through collaborations and working groups, where a diversity of ideas need to be proposed and analyzed to determine the best strategy(ies) for solving a problem.

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5 Ways to Bring Computational Thinking and STEM Together

The CoolCatTeacher

STEM and Computational Thinking go together. Today’s guest is a PhD, Biomedical engineer and STEM Teacher. Stephanie Zeiger helps us see the potential of STEM and computational thinking. 5 Ways to Bring Computational Thinking and STEM Together.

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4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

Discovery Education

STEM is not just about skills, but about dispositions which need to be developed. STEM Career Challenges. This month we feature two exciting challenges which tie to careers that will be used in many industries and require STEM skills for success.

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Successfully Integrating Language Arts and #STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Candace Hisey @MissHisey talks about true STEM and Language Arts Integration. The post Successfully Integrating Language Arts and #STEM appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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My Life with STEM

P21 Blogazine

Driving question: How do I ensure all my students have maximum benefit in my STEM classes? 100% STEM/PBL I am a science teacher in a 100% PBL high school with a STEM focus. PBL and STEM are a perfect match. The systems that must be in place for successful PBL also serve to provide each student with opportunities to be successful with STEM experiences. Volume 3, Issue 3, Number 21.

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What is STEM and what is STEAM?

EdTech4Beginners

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. Tagged: apps , art , education , educational technology , engineering , English , maths , science , steam , stem , teaching , tech , tech tools , technology.

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Colorado Schools Receive $15k Tech, Innovation and STEM Awards

techlearning

Ed Tech Ticker grants Professional Development News STEMTwo educators from Colorado Springs District 11 won The Succeeds Prize 2018 for Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning during a celebration honoring Colorado public schools and educators.

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2018 Discovery Education STEM Community Reading Lists

Discovery Education

With March being National Reading Month, I thought it would be the perfect time to immerse ourselves in STEM-infused literature! Books are so important to growing a STEM mindset, especially with the earliest of learners. Professional – General STEM Thinking.

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10 Great Movies for the STEM Classroom

techlearning

[ 3D Design Hub Engages Kids With STEM, Literature and More ] A great way to get students excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), is to show them the ways that popular media uses -- and misuses -- the concepts you teach daily.

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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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Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27. Crossed posted at [link].

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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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Marvel Highlights STEM While Debuting Captain Marvel Trailer

MIND Research Institute

To debut the trailer, Captain Marvel star Brie Larson and ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee were at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum with a group of STEM students, as well as members of the US Air Force.

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Six Quick Tips for Sudden STEM Teachers

MiddleWeb

As school begins this year, quite a few educators face a new and potentially daunting assignment: Teach STEM. Expert Anne Jolly is here with help – six essential tips that can help "sudden" STEM educators survive a challenging start and achieve success.

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6 Ways to Encourage STEM at Home

Discovery Education

Parents can build the foundation needed for future STEM skills simply by asking questions and encouraging children to be inquisitive, no matter how many times we are asked “why?” STEM is about connecting content with the context of the world.

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4 keys to building an equitable STEM program

eSchool News

Meanwhile, the increase in STEM jobs shows no sign of slowing down, and only 33 percent of workers ages 25 and older have a degree in a STEM field. Educators need to do whatever they can to engage all students in a way that appeals to their interests across all STEM subjects.

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Teaching STEM? Tips for Summer Planning

MiddleWeb

How do you get ready to teach STEM? Anne Jolly reviews key points to consider if you are spending time this summer planning for STEM classes in the fall. By thinking through some fundamentals now, Jolly says, you'll be in great shape for the school year ahead.

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STEM Fiction Can Help Energize ELA Classes

MiddleWeb

More emphasis on STEM studies has more language arts teachers working to integrate compatible nonfiction. Megan Kelly shows how novels with STEM themes let students make an emotional connection to characters while learning scientific concepts.

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How Do We Integrate STEM Across Subjects?

MiddleWeb

Some schools are putting all subjects under the STEM umbrella. Can they be true to STEM's engineering focus? Anne Jolly talks to schoolwide-STEM expert Judy Duke, who points to history. Teachers building lessons should always ask: "What problems needed to be solved?".

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Today's Newsletter: Marvel Film Supports STEM Education

techlearning

STEM is infused throughout this entire film, inspiring educators across the country to make real-world connections to STEM in the classroom. The movie also inspired Disney to donate $1 million to develop STEM programs in the United States. TL Advisor Blog STEM Movies News

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Marvel Film: Black Panther Supports STEM

techlearning

STEM is infused throughout this entire film, inspiring educators across the country to make real-world connections to STEM in the classroom. The movie also inspired Disney to donate $1 million to develop STEM programs in the United States. Movies TL Advisor Blog STEM

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STEM Learning Advances When All Students Participate

EdTech Magazine

Classroom STEMBy Nathan Lang Programs are enriched by diversity and a personalized and collaborative approach.

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Too little aid for low-income STEM majors?

The Hechinger Report

When low-income students get a need-based grant, in addition to other financial aid, they are more likely to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) than are peers who don’t receive this boost in aid, according to a recent study from the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice.

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Catapult Learning Launches New Turnkey Stem Program

techlearning

Catapult Learning, provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the launch of its new supplemental STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program. STEM Ed Tech Ticker News

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Discovery Education STEM Connect

techlearning

If the school system has Discovery Education Streaming or buys Streaming with STEM Connect, price is $3000 per site per year. Quality and Effectiveness: Discovery Education STEM Connect is an excellent resource for the classroom. discoveryeducation.com ?

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Samsung's $2M STEM Contest is Underway

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Students are embarking on a STEM journey to create solutions to their communities problems. Classroom STEM

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STEM and Play: A Crucial Connection

P21 Blogazine

Driving Question: What if students play In a STEM school? Volume 3, Issue 4, Number 16. Webster Dictionary defines play as an "activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children."

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From STEM to STEAM: Leadership Lessons Learned

P21 Blogazine

Driving question: What Does a STEM Leader Do? For 10 years I headed a STEM school. I will say it has been my greatest learning experience along the path of becoming a STEM school leader. Volume 3, Issue 3, Number 24. It wasn't my first job as a principal. It is not my last. My next step is taking what I learned and creating a next generation STEAM high school. P21 Blogazine

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Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Getting Started with Building a STEM Culture. As another school year kicks off, it’s important to examine simple ways to integrate STEM into classroom culture. STEM is a culture that permeates beyond the classroom into the whole school and homes of the community.

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Group Work Gets Kids More Engaged in STEM

Digital Promise

Shortage of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals has been an important concern in the United States. It is estimated that over the next 10 years, the nation could face a shortage of one million STEM workers. So, what can we do to get more students interested in STEM? STEM Starts Early. Simple activities like counting and playing with puzzles can build children’s STEM skills. Blog Research Map Research@Work STEM Learning Practices

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