Rachel Gearinger

Santa Maria students (winners)
How Problem-Solving Math Helped These Students Win the 2015 National FFA Competition
December 3, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: IMP, Math, STEM News & Views

Congratulations on your success Santa Maria High School students, Mariana, Valentina, Alondra, and Daisy! Your hard work paid off! #WINNERS

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Project Based Inquiry Science™ students.
Should Science Lab Curriculum Be a Recipe or an Exploration?
November 25, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

One science teacher recently launched a lively discussion on Reddit about the traditional, scientific method used to teach school science labs and how ineffective it has become.

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Michigan and Connecticut Adopt NGSS – Why It Matters So Much and Why Science Teachers Are Rejoicing
November 13, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

With the recent adoption of NGSS in Connecticut and Michigan, more states will follow soon, opting to teach student-centered, inquiry-based science in order to prepare students for the 21st century world.

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STEM student (boy)
10 EdTech Crowdfunded Projects That Will “Kickstart” STEM Learning for Students
October 23, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views

Crowdfunding has produced a wealth of inspiring STEM technologies that can be used in the classroom or at home to inspire and teach the STEM thinkers of tomorrow.

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