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North Carolina School District Gives STEM some STEAM

North Carolina School District Gives STEM some STEAM

The data speaks for itself in Greene County, North Carolina, but it’s only part of the story. The real story comes from the district’s response to remote learning, and, most importantly, according to district leaders, the feedback the district is […]

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Winter STEM Ideas

Winter STEM Ideas

Stuck inside? During the cold months of winter, it is easy to get bogged down by the weather, gray skies, and cold temperatures. Whether we are at home or in school, we can engage learners in meaningful STEM learning that reflects the winter months.

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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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Preparing Learners For STEM Careers

Preparing Learners For STEM Careers

Ask your students what they want to be when they grow up. What might they say? It will likely depend if you teach kindergarten, 7th grade, or 12th grade. Forty years ago, common answers might have included a nurse, a lawyer, a firefighter, or a […]

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