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Navigating The Bumpy Road to Successful Math Reform – Are We There Yet?
November 19, 2015 | By: Gerald Aungst  
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Category: Math, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

We’ve begun to rely heavily on purchased, packaged programs that give teachers turn-by-turn directions without giving them enough to get to know the map.

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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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Chemistry Get Its Groove Back – Thanks to Project-Based, Active Learning
October 20, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Thanks to project-based, inquiry learning, students are embracing chemistry like never before. Here’s how!

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Math Circles Ain’t for Squares: How to Start a Math Circle Students Will Love
October 10, 2015 | By: Kate Dougherty  
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Category: IMP, Math, Professional Developmet, Tools for Teachers

While math circles have been in Eastern Europe for over a century, they only reached U.S. shores 20 years ago. They have been growing steadily in popularity ever since. How do you start a math circle that students will love?

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Courageous Math Teachers
September 25, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: IMP, Math, Tools for Teachers

High School math teacher, Teri Owens, explains why courage is a necessary precursor to change and excellence.

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“Science with Tom” Goes Full STEAM Ahead on NGSS with Rap Videos
September 9, 2015 | By: Kate Dougherty  
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Category: Eduprenuers, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

What do you get when you cross science with hip hop and video? Biology teacher Tom McFadden is on a mission to mix things up with his new YouTube show!

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The Best Note-Taking Strategies for Students: Teachers and Experts Weigh In

We’ve been taking notes on what teachers and experts are saying on the Web and in social media about their tips and tricks on how to help students improve their note-taking. Here’s the gist of it!

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In Amanda Wilson’s PD Workshops, Blended Personalized Learning and Hands-On STEM Are a Winning Combination

Science Instructional Specialist Amanda Wilson is just as passionate about science as she is about helping teachers implement great STEM curricula.

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