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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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Would you throw away this textbook?
March 24, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: IMP, Math, Tools for Teachers

We came across the following one-sentence post onthe Math subReddit, by a STEM-enthusiast who goes by the moniker “physicsdood,” and it blew our minds…

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Jean Pennycook
From the South Pole to Classrooms Around the World – Jean Pennycook’s Penguin Science Inspires All
March 4, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Researcher and teacher Jean Pennycook uses her fascinating work with Adélie penguins to inspire budding scientists around the world.

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NSTA 2014 Workshop 6
NSTA 2015 Workshops Give Teachers Tools and Techniques to ‘Make STEM Stick’!
February 28, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Events, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Sign up quick! If last year’s NSTA was any indication, our STEM workshop sessions are going to fill up long before the conference starts!

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How to Use Reddit to Pump Up Your STEM Classroom and PLN
February 13, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: EdTech, Tools for Teachers

Intimidated by Reddit? You’re not alone. Here how to use Reddit, and awesome 10 subreddits to pump up your PLN and STEM classroom.

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Creative STEM: Taking Back Your Students’ Brains, One Project at a Time
February 5, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

If your students would rather be hiding than hypothesizing, you need an infusion of creativity into your STEM classroom.

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Turn Your EdTech Frustrations Into Game Show Glory with the Chat ‘n Chew Crew
April 18, 2014 | By: Erin Carlson  
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Category: EdTech, Tools for Teachers

This week’s EdTech Chat ‘n Chew Podcast features an endearingly retro Match Game-spoof wherein a panel of enthusiastic teachers compete for “fabulous-ish type prizes.”

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