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8 Fun Ways To Keep Math Learning Alive Through the Summer

On July 16, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

  Summer is a time for play and rest, family time and adventures. But there’s compelling research to show that kids forget a lot of what they learned during the school year if they don’t have opportunities to continue reading, using their mathematical thinking skills and exploring the world around them. It’s…

Bridging the STEM Skills Gap Involves Both Education and Industry Commitments

On July 13, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , , With No Comments

Photo: THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES The workforce of tomorrow requires a strong STEM foundation today. INSIDE SUBARU OF Indiana Automotive, students gather around a scaled-down version of the robotic arms the industry uses to make cars. They watch as it sorts colored blocks on a miniaturized production line, occasionally glancing at the nearby…

Spotlight on STEM Education

On July 5, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

The past few years have seen educators, administrators, and curriculum planners working to get students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects. As the job market for these subjects grows, so too does the interest in preparing K-12 students to study them at a higher level. John Dichiara,…

How to Build an Equitable Learning Community in your Science Classroom

On June 15, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

Photo: STEM Teaching Tools By: Deb Morrison & Phillip Bell What Is The Issue? Equitable classroom communities foster trusting and caring relationships. They make cultural norms explicit in order to reduce the risk of social injuries associated with learning together. Teachers are responsible for disrupting problematic practices and developing science…

STEM-errific Ways to Avoid the Summer Learning Loss

On June 8, 2018, Posted by , In Events,Resources, By , , With No Comments

Attend this webinar on Thursday, June 14 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM  View here: https://meeting.anymeeting.com/839-366-695?rslt=8067d5a3-beae-4aee-90cf-2f65a3584b6c  

WATCH: Videos From the 2018 STEM Solutions Workforce of Tomorrow Conference

On May 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines,Resources, By ,, , With No Comments

Missed the conference? Catch up with the videos of the opening keynote speeches. BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT leaders, scientists, technology experts, nonprofit executives and educators convened in Washington, D.C., April 4-6 to discuss the challenges of retaining and retraining workers and preparing students for the so-called new collar economy. Most of that…

Cars Get Students ‘On Track’ for STEM Careers

On May 29, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines,Resources, By , With No Comments

  OnTrack program teaches Kentucky students about the technology of Corvettes and other sports cars. BY DON SERGENT, BOWLING Green Daily News BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — It wasn’t the 110-octane fuel or the race car suspension that captured the attention of sixth-grader Finn Alcott at Bowling Green Junior High School. Sure,…

Are We Preparing the Next Generation for Tomorrow’s Global Challenges? New Study Suggests We Have Work to Do

On May 21, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

  From STEM Connector Statistics Show 80 Percent of High School Science Teachers Believe Agri-Science Is Important, but Only 22 Percent Teach It Bayer and National 4-H Council “Science Matters” Initiative Seeks to Boost Education and Interest in Agri-Science RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 20, 2018 (PRNewswire) | As the agriculture and STEM…

Apply for BODYMODELS

On May 16, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

BODYMODELS: Biomechanics to Offer Diverse Young Minds Opportunities to Develop, Explore, and Learn STEM BODYMODELS is an NSF-funded project that will provide professional development to elementary school teachers in the form of a summer three-week session, with six Saturday morning professional development meetings throughout the academic year. Participants will be…

This Mission-Driven Business Helps Millions Of Students Learn STEM Skills

On May 15, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines,Resources, By ,, , With No Comments

Image: Project Lead the Way CEO, Vince Bertram By: Devin Thorpe, Contributor Vince Bertram, 50, CEO of Project Lead the Way, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides STEM education, curriculum and training to schools, districts and teachers for millions of students across the country, says operating as a mission-driven business is key…