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Incorporating Monthly Giving Projects into STEM Curriculum: Inspiring the Next Generation of Philanthropists

Ask a Tech Teacher

Adding monthly giving projects to STEM classes helps students learn important skills like problem-solving and teamwork while also teaching them to care about their communities. For example, my class once built a website to raise funds for a local animal shelter, which taught us web development and the value of helping others. Sound interesting? The Ask a Tech Teacher team has ideas on how to incorporate giving into your STEM curriculum: Incorporating Monthly Giving Projects into STEM Curriculum:

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What Parents and Child Care Providers Want Their Elected Leaders to Know

ED Surge

Child care concerns have reached a boiling point for parents and providers, and it’s become increasingly difficult for families to afford essentials like health care and housing. Those are among the top findings outlined in a special anniversary report from the RAPID Survey Project at the Stanford Center on Early Childhood, which highlights data from a survey that asked caregivers of young children what they want their policymakers to know about how they are doing and what they need.

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US Military Veteran Pioneers Innovative STEM Education in Africa

STEM for Kids

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 6/14/2024 Ermias M. Hailemariam, a dedicated father, and a US Army veteran, is the proud owner of the STEM For Kids ® franchise in Ethiopia. Hailemariam’s journey from Ethiopia to the United States, coupled with his passion for quality education, has led to his return to his homeland to spearhead the introduction of cutting-edge STEM education for African youth.

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Design a Zoo 5E STEM Project

Vivify Stem

Post by Kristina Klammer Posted: July 1, 2024 Have you ever wanted to own a zoo? With this STEM challenge, you and your students can! In this challenge, teachers and students take on the mission of designing a zoo for the public. Each student chooses an animal to research and to become an expert in. Through engaging in-class discussions and completing introductory research, they will investigate the pros and cons of wild and captive living for animals and the many varied needs that animals have.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Architecture and Construction Through Mathematics

STEM Discovery Education

Every building you spend time in––schools, libraries, houses, apartment complexes, movie theaters, and even your favorite ice cream shop––is the product of mathematical principles applied to design and construction. Have you ever wondered how building professionals incorporate math to create the common structures you walk in and out of every day? What is Architecture?

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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day – 15 Women Who Changed STEM

STEM for Kids

Raleigh, North Carolina USA 6/18/2024 In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on June 23rd, STEM For Kids is proud to announce the launch of a special educational resource for teachers, parents, and caregivers for grades K-8 students. It is designed to empower them to spark curiosity and encourage young girls to pursue careers in engineering.

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Earthquake-Resistant Structures STEM Project

Vivify Stem

Post by Kristina Klammer Posted: June 17, 2024 Why do earthquakes happen? How can we protect people and buildings during an earthquake? These are just some of the questions students explore in the Earthquake 5E STEM challenge. In this challenge, students learn about earthquakes and how engineers design structures to be earthquake-resistant. Students work in groups to design their own earthquake-resistant structures that they can then test systematically to meet certain criteria.

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Dr. Christine Cunningham in Scientific American

EiE Blog

Museum of Science VP of STEM Learning pens Scientific American op-ed about engineering education.

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Benefits of STEM in Early Childhood Education

STEM Sport

According to the Department of Labor, over 65 percent of students will grow up and fill jobs that do not exist yet. This striking statistic speaks to the changing workforce landscape and the imperative need for educators and parents to pivot teaching and learning approaches to meet these new needs. One way to prepare students for success in their education and future careers is through early exposure to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities.

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Harnessing The Power Of Math Manipulatives

Mathematics, a subject steeped in abstract concepts, often poses challenges to students, especially those in grades 5-10. But imagine a bridge that transformed this intricate maze into an interactive adventure.

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Jun 18, SAT Math Practice Videos (Part - 2)

Online Math for All

SAT Math Practice Videos (Part - 2)

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