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How to Create a Fun Engineering Contest Students Will Love!
February 25, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Behind-the-Scenes, Engineering, Tools for Teachers

For science teachers implementing NGSS, finding fun, engaging, engineering activities that students will enjoy can be challenging. Creating contests is a great way to engage students of all ages.

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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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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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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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Can Schools Conquer Their Computer Science Demons? NY Tech Meetup Members Discuss
September 4, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, Professional Developmet, STEM News & Views, Uncategorized

Computer science education is notoriously difficult to implement effectively. Doing so in a way that attracts girls and minority students to the field presents an additional challenge. While schools across the country are working hard to confront these issues, the numbers are less than encouraging.

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Engineers Without Borders: Adding Social Causes to STEM Learning

Are we showing students how their work in STEM will impact real-life communities and people around the world?

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The “New Shop” Class Transforms Vocational Education Into Economic Growth and STEM Opportunities for Students
March 6, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Engineering, Research, STEM News & Views

The success of the new STEM-based shop class and high-tech vocational programs is exciting. But, what’s more inspiring is how students are responding to their educational opportunities.

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The Best of National Engineers Week 2015
February 27, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: Events, STEM News & Views

National Engineers Week recognizes how engineering, and awesome engineers, have shaped our world and helped humanity solve some of its biggest problems. Here are a few of thew ways organizations and people are saying “thank you.”

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