STEM News & Views

Lauren Willison
Top 3 Trends in Engineering Education
February 22, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

In this guest post by Lauren Willison, Florida Polytechnic University, Florida’s newest university dedicated exclusively to STEM, highlights the top three trends in engineering education.

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Why Geoscientists Have the Coolest Careers on the Planet and How to Prepare Students for It
February 13, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: STEM News & Views

When you think of geoscience, what comes to mind? You might immediately think of rocks or oil wells. Both would be correct, but did you know geoscience is so much more? This field is tasked with solving some of the most complex, exciting problems in the problems!

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What Happened to Elementary Science Student Dagan Merckler? Did He Succeed or Fail?
February 8, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

The internet is full of videos. Every once and a while you stumble upon a video that resonates with you, makes you think, and makes you ask questions. This is one such video, posted by elementary school science student Dagan Merckler.

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New Blog Series: Using EdTech to Implement the NGSS (#NGSSedtech)
February 3, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

We’re launching a new blog series that will highlight innovative technology that can help science teachers implement NGSS in their classroom — technology that facilitates deeper learning, inquiry, and collaboration. Stay tuned!

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Congratulations STEM Wars Winners: 6th Grade SOAR Team (Samuel Mickle School)
January 28, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

Congratulations to the STEM Wars winning class! These students demonstrated they can provide an innovative solution, backed by scientific concepts, in response to a problem.

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STUDY: How to Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers to Change the World
January 22, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

Understanding how engineering is viewed by parents and students can offer direction about how to change this view from distaste to a lifelong love of engineering.

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10 Inspiring Instagram Photos of Students Doing #MakerEd Projects
January 15, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: STEM News & Views

We’ve taken to Instagram to share some inspiring photos of students building, problem-solving and having fun in maker education class.

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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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