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Make Every Day PI Day

Make Every Day PI Day

In just a few days, on March 14, I will join with my friends, colleagues and millions of others around the globe to celebrate Pi Day. For the uninitiated, Pi Day is an annual celebration that honors Pi, the numerical value of the ratio of the […]

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Learning Experiences that Build Future-Ready Skills

By Rachelle Dene Poth

 

It is important for us as educators to continue to ask ourselves two questions: ​"How can we best prepare our students for the future?” ​and "How can we best prepare ourselves?" We have been looking toward the future, […]

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Engaging Students with Puzzles

Engaging Students with Puzzles

National Puzzle Day is January 29th and this would be a great time to encourage students to do a crossword puzzle, number puzzle, logic puzzle, physical puzzle, or a word search. There is a lot of data indicating that solving puzzles helps develop a […]

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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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Why an Ecosystem Approach Advances STEM Learning

By Jacie Maslyk

 

Powerful learning does not happen in isolation.  This is especially true for our students, which is why STEM learning is so critical.  Learning within siloed subject areas does not allow students to see the interconnected nature of […]

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How You Teach Makes A Difference

How You Teach Makes A Difference

Early in my teaching career, I remember walking into the school office with a bounce in my step – the holiday spirit everywhere! Student-made seasonal cards glittered on bulletin boards, a lighted tree sparkled in the office and smiles issued from […]

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