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Top 10 PBL & STEM Education Articles of 2020

Top 10 PBL & STEM Education Articles of 2020

We reviewed the major news articles written on project-based learning (PBL) and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in 2020 and found ten that we think are exceptionally inspiring and educational.  Topics range from […]

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A Pathway Into STEM Careers

A Pathway Into STEM Careers

In high school, I loved chemistry class. Led by an inspiring teacher, I was curious about the experiments we did and enjoyed the hands-on nature of the class. Although I wasn’t the top student, I knew it was something that I was good at. I was […]

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Holiday STEM Activities

Holiday STEM Activities

As we celebrate holidays, use the holiday theme to create STEM activities. For this week look for an experiment around your Elf on the Shelf. If you have upper elementary children, read the book by Larissa Juliano How to Build an Elf Trap. Help them […]

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What is Project Based Learning?

What is Project Based Learning?

Project Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional methodology encouraging students to learn by applying knowledge and skills through an engaging experience. PBL presents opportunities for deeper learning in-context and for the development of […]

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Project-Based Learning: Tips for Parents

By Anne Jolly,

During this unprecedented time in our education history when many schools are closed nationwide, how can parents and other caregivers set up environments and activities to help kids continue their learning? And what kind of learning […]

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Careers in STEM: Creating Pathways for All Learners

Careers in STEM: Creating Pathways for All Learners

When I was in second grade, we had a project where we shared what we wanted to be when we grew up.  I remember having some very diverse interests and really didn’t know which career path was right for me (not to mention, I was only 7!)  I recall […]

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