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STEM is for Everyone

STEM is for Everyone

She may be the granddaughter, niece, and daughter of a math teacher and the twin sister of a math/science-oriented brother, but Jennifer Donais, K-8 STEM Coach at Amesbury Public Schools in Amesbury, Massachusetts did not consider herself a “STEM […]

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Keeping Girls in STEM: 5 Engaging Math Projects

Keeping Girls in STEM: 5 Engaging Math Projects

Now that students are back in the school routine, it is the perfect time to ramp up the energy in your classroom with PBL. October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child and it provides a good opportunity to make sure your female students are […]

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PBL Puts the FUN in FUNdamentals!

PBL Puts the FUN in FUNdamentals!

As you are winding down your school year, it is a great time to think about ways to end the year with exciting and engaging learning for all your students. Deep learning has become a buzzphrase in many school districts and is really not a new type […]

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6 STEM Learning Resources for Spring

6 STEM Learning Resources for Spring

Spring presents a great time to explore new ideas or try some new tools, especially as we look to boost student engagement with the content and keep up the momentum. As we start to wind down this school year, we have plenty of time to explore new […]

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Empowerment is the “E” in STEM

Empowerment is the “E” in STEM

The acronym “STEM” has been a problem for educators for many reasons. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math led to exclusion of core content like history and literacy, and teachers in many schools placed the responsibility for developing these […]

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How to Help Students Select Meaningful Projects

How to Help Students Select Meaningful Projects

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once [they] grow up.”  

- Pablo Picasso

Each child is gifted. Each child is an artist. Period. How do we help them understand their gifts, listen to their inner artist so that they […]

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