Doug Williams

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The Awesomeness of Teen Science Cafés and Students Embracing STEM Learning Outside of School
January 14, 2016 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Teen Science Cafés are a great way to increase students’ interests in STEM outside of the more formal school environment. Here’s how to start one!

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COLLEGE STUDENT
PBL Trends: Are “Project Families” the Future of Higher Education?
November 17, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: STEM News & Views

Georgetown University challenged students to design a project-based University of the future. Here’s what they came up with.

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Can an Unconventional Math Program Prepare Students for The NEW Accounting Profession? Megan Lewczyk Thinks So!
November 6, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: IMP, Math, STEM News & Views

Megan Lewczyk is a perfect example of today’s NEW accountant. Here’s how IMP math is preparing students for today’s innovative accounting profession.

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Geocaching In STEM Classrooms — Using High Tech Hide & Seek to Engage Students
November 4, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Geocaching opens a new, real-world experience for STEM students of all ages and backgrounds. Here’s how teachers are using it to engage students.

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The Incomparable Gary Curts: Helping STEM Educators Change the Game

As an integral part of the IAT Professional Learning team, Gary is in the trenches of science education working with teachers in grades K-12 and he loves every minute of it.

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When Financial Times Get Hard, College Students Choose STEM Majors
July 22, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: Research, STEM News & Views

Research shows that, during economic downturns, college students choose STEM majors over others. Here’s the reason why…

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VIDEO: Our Solar System Visualized
July 20, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

The Los Angeles Times has produced a beautiful video that moves the focus off Pluto, momentary, and takes us on a tour of our wondrous solar system.

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I am more than just a test score
The Joy of Testing: How a Group of New York Math Students Persevered to Ace the Regents Exam

Not all students are opting out of standardized testing. only did Newtown students persevere in common core math testing, but they embraced the process and succeeded. How did they do it?

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