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Teaching STEM: The Dilemma

By Anne Jolly

I remember a haunting conversation with a 7th-grade science teacher – I’ll call her Sara. Actually, I guess Sara was the one who was haunted – haunted by the possibilities of what STEM could mean in her classroom if she could […]

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How Can Educators Nurture Innovators?

How Can Educators Nurture Innovators?

By Anne Jolly

Kids are born creative, curious, and imaginative. They like to daydream and ask questions. Children you teach have the potential to make unusual connections, imagine, and come up with multiple ways to do things differently and […]

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Incorporating Career Relevance in the Classroom

Incorporating Career Relevance in the Classroom

In the world of standardized tests the content and skills, often called power standards, drive instruction and the focus for learning. This is critically important information for student success on tests and the data that determines school and […]

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