STEM for Elementary School Students – How to Instill a Lifelong Love of Science

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How Problem-Solving Math Helped These Students Win the 2015 National FFA Competition

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The Benefits of Bringing Math Professionals Into the Classroom
December 14, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: IMP Alumni, Math, Uncategorized

By inviting math professionals into the classroom, students see that they, too, can work in these careers where the math they learn in class becomes the math they use at work, to solve big problems.

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STUDENT QUESTION: Do I Need to Know Coding to Have a Career in Artificial Intelligence?
December 10, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: STEM News & Views

With the innovative progress being made in Artificial Intelligence, the industry is sure to draw the appeal of students. But many students aren’t exactly sure what a career in AI involves.

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9 Awesome Project-Based Physics Challenges That Engage Students!
December 8, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

How do you keep them engaged and excited about learning physics? Here are 9 project-based, student-centered physics challenges that students will love.

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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

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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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Road to Nowhere
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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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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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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