STEM Students

Tom Laster and David Birchler (edited)
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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Dagan Merckler
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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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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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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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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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

Congratulations on your success Santa Maria High School students, Mariana, Valentina, Alondra, and Daisy! Your hard work paid off! #WINNERS

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