Project-Based Learning

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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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Global Trends in Project Based Learning: From the UK, to Finland and Beyond!
June 26, 2015 | By: Kate Dougherty  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

In the fast-changing global economy of today, where demands are high qualified STEM-job candidates, more school systems around the world adopting PBL.

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Battles of the Bots: Hands-on STEM is the Newest School Sport!
June 8, 2015 | By: Kate Dougherty  
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Category: Events, PBIS, STEM News & Views

Part hackathon, part sporting event, and all STEM! Move over football. Robots are turning STEM into the ultimate school sport!

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Cooking Up Science: Innovating School Science Labs for 21st Century Learning
May 6, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views

School Science labs aren’t what they used to be! How are schools innovating their labs to prepare students for 21st century STEM-learning and careers? You’d be surprised!

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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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Top STEM Education Reads of January
February 3, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: STEM News & Views

Here’s our roundup of the most thought-provoking, informative and slightly controversial STEM education reads this past month.

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Physics First: STEM and PBL Drives Higher SAT Scores and Grad Rates at Loyola High School
January 12, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

In just over four years, science graduation rates have increased, SAT scores have improved, and freshman are testing higher on the Physics CST than their senior-level traditionally-taught counterparts.

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Do Incarcerated Youth Need STEM Education?
January 9, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: STEM News & Views

With over 60,000 youth behind bars, Juvenile incarceration rates in this country are still among the highest of industrialized nations. Can STEM education make a difference?

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