Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

The CoolCatTeacher

The question is if we’re equipping that child and the others to go behind them with the knowledge and intuitive exploration of making things work together for success through rich making and STEM spaces.

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Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. Komal Singh on episode 474 on the 10-Minute Teacher Girls and people of color need role models who look like them.

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3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts. David Ternent is a middle school STEM teacher in Ohio.

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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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Expert Mentors: A Professional Development Model for STEM and Maker Education Implementation

User Generated Education

Implementing Maker, STEM, STEAM Education. In order to prevent STEM and maker education from becoming a flavor of the month, there needs to be specific strategies provided to educators on how to embed STEM and maker activities into their curriculum.

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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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Course Hero - free study guides including STEM and Social Sciences

Educational Technology Guy

Course Hero has free lessons for 15 different subjects ranging from STEM to Social Sciences that have been reviewed by university professors and subject matter experts. Course Hero’s course-specific study guides.

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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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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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Spooktacular STEM Activities & Apps for Halloween!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is also a good time to spice up your STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum with monsters, creatures, the spooky, and the unknown. Below are recommended spooktacular STEM activities and resources to get you started. Try the STEM Hollywood lesson plans , to get learners to use science, math, and technology to investigate a haunting or survive a zombie apocalypse. Challenge: Teach STEM with any of these ideas.

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Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Currently, I am the Computer and Technology Teacher for over 450 elementary students at a STEM Charter School. For a quick view of my top tips download my slide presentation free, Teaching the “T” in STEM!

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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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35 Stellar STEM Books For Summer Satisfaction

Fractus Learning

A summer reading list containing exciting STEM books with great stories and authentic problems to solve may inspire kids to want to read more this summer. STEM principles incorporate four subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math. […]. Books Math Science STEM

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Successfully replicating the Meyerhoff STEM scholars program

The Hechinger Report

Freeman Hrabowski, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, shown in 2010, is a mathematician himself and co-founded the Meyerhoff Scholars Program to advance the achievements of underrepresented minority students in STEM fields.

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How to Teach STEM Every Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Every corner of every life includes STEM, which explains the increasing interest in STEM-educated students to fill the nation’s jobs. Embrace the concrete nature of answers in STEM topics.

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Making STEM Tangible for Students and Teachers

CUE

STEM Teacher Whitney Roth is an avid sharer of ideas on social media. The post Making STEM Tangible for Students and Teachers appeared first on OnCUE. Inspire CUE members cuenicorn engineering math Science stem teacher feature teacher spotlight

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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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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.

How STEM learning invigorates classrooms

eSchool News

eSchool News (eSN) recently spoke with Vince Bertram, the chief executive officer of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), which has been bringing real-world and hands-on STEM learning into the classroom for 22 years, about the importance of STEM education. eSN: How do you look at STEM ed?

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STEM: A DEEP DEFINITION

Battelle for Kids

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 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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Survey Reveals How To Get Kids Interested in STEM

Fractus Learning

According to a survey of 1,100 high school students, humor, relevancy, technology, and busting myths may be the four ingredients necessary to get kids interested in STEM careers. Educators STEM

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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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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EduGems: STEM, Google Guide, Coding & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover a Google Hangouts for Teachers guide, Chrome extensions, STEM resources, infographics, creativity activities, web tools to teach history, coding resources, and more in this second edition. Scroll for the sections- Google, STEM, and Resources. Cool Sites Edugems Tech Tips coding creativity edtech education technology edugems GAFE Google history infographics STEAM STEM teachers to follow tweets Twitter web toolsVol 1:2, click here to read the other EduGem issues !

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STEM For One, STEM For All

Battelle for Kids

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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5 cool STEM grants for 2019

eSchool News

Although we’re still in the middle of our current school year, it’s never too early to get a jump on grants for the 2019-2020 year–especially where STEM funding is concerned. STEM + C. Featured on eSchool News STEAM Funding grants STEM grants

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4 career connections to help get more girls in STEM

eSchool News

faces a shortage of STEM workers, female STEM workers are particularly underrepresented. But to get girls in STEM, they have to see themselves in the field. Read more: What motivates girls to pursue STEM? It’s time for us to help girls see themselves in STEM careers.

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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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Notes from the 2015 Iowa STEM Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are my notes from today’s 2015 Iowa STEM Summit … Welcome , Lt. STEM should be a catalyst for active learning. Launching a STEM Council Seal of Approval for programs (e.g. Over 5,100 applications were submitted for STEM Scale-Up Grants.

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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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Got humor? It might be the key to STEM engagement

eSchool News

Real-world relevance and a little dash of humor are two ingredients that might increase STEM engagement and make learning fun for high school students, according to a new survey. on how to increase student interest, understanding, and performance in math and STEM subjects.

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STEM Education and Children With Special Needs

TeacherCast

STEM education that’s driven by a learner-centered instruction can be used to provide students with a powerful educational program.

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XplorLabs Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science

The CoolCatTeacher

Generally speaking, this free interactive STEM lab takes 2-4 days to complete and includes extension science experiments that you could add to the unit. Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science.

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A Summer’s Worth of STEM PD/Prep Ideas!

MiddleWeb

As you relax into summer break, keep an eye on what’s up with STEM learning. Expert Anne Jolly shares resources for keeping up with STEM news and lesson ideas as you reflect on what worked (and didn't) last year and consider how to amp things up for next fall’s students.

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Pennsylvania District Wins NEF STEM Leadership Award

The Journal

Lehighton Schools has won the National Education Foundation's 2016 STEM Leadership Award

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Hands-on STEM Learning and Play! My #ISTE18 Interview with LEGO Education

Teacher Reboot Camp

Loading… ISTE #ISTE18 #ISTE2018 #NOTATISTE #PassTheScopeEDU ISTE 2018 STEAM STEMAt the ISTE conference, I spent some time at the LEGO Education booth playing with some of the incredible hands-on learning toys for students of all ages.

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