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How to build an engineer: Start Young with STEM Education

STEM Sport

STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These core concepts are a critical, essential portion of a child’s education to connect to a large and rapidly growing workforce. One way parents and educators can help improve children’s STEM literacy is through early introduction. By adding STEM into early childhood education, children are set up for success with the opportunity to gain comfort and passion in these subjects.

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2022’s 8 Best EDTECH & A11y TED TALKS to Inspire You

Magic EdTech

TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, and Design – a platform that brings industry professionals and leaders from all across the globe to talk about thought-provoking ideas in almost every subject imaginable. These short keynote speeches are packed with insightful pieces of information and ideas to teach, inspire, or challenge you. We love TED talks and hope you do too.

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Scientific Method Experiments for Kids: Easy & Fun Setup

STEM Education Guide

The Scientific Method is a method and process used to conduct research. It is an easy way to provide a road map that kids can use to quench their hunger for curiosity. They are constantly trying to figure out how the world works around them, and by providing them with the Scientific Method as an outline, they can navigate their way to success. It can help students develop traditional cognitive skills, including logic, rationalization, and problem-solving through the application of the Scientific

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EdSurge Staff Picks for What to Read, Watch and Listen to Over the Holiday Break

ED Surge

Like educators and students across the U.S., folks here at EdSurge are enjoying a holiday (and publishing) break during the last week of 2022. But we couldn’t bear to leave you without some worthwhile reading and listening material during this wintery week, filled with short days and long nights. So our reporters and editors have been reflecting on the articles, books and podcasts that have resonated with us most this year and we’re sharing them with you.

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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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Winter Science Projects, Lessons, and Activities

Science Buddies

Winter Science Projects, Lessons, and Activities

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STEM Night Activities – 10 Easy STEM Activities for Kids to Try at Your Next Family Night

STEM Education Guide

As a parent, you probably know a thing or two about kids’ inherent curiosity. However, when they start asking questions such as whether worms have eyes, why the sky is blue, or why clouds are sometimes grey, it leaves you stumped. Without further ado, let’s delve into 10 incredible STEM night activities that will engage the whole family. From crafting paper circuits to painting robots, you can step up your family STEM night by a few notches. 1.

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Our Favorite Experiences of the Year - Team Boxlight

Box Light

Boxlight had some amazing experiences this year, such as adding FrontRow , a leading audio solutions company, to our family of brands and winning multiple education technology awards * including Overall EdTech Company of the Year. While our expansion and wins are noteworthy, what keeps us going are the partners, customers , and educators we engage with.

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My Top 10 Science Picture Books of 2022

Teach Science for All

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I have a deep love of all things picture books.

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How These Teachers Center Student Voice in Science Class

ED Week

Three award-winning teachers discuss connecting curricula to students’ lives and helping kids see themselves as scientists.

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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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What Did Whales Evolve From?

Smore Science

Whales are some of the biggest creatures on this planet, the blue whale being the largest animal to ever exist. Another interesting feature of whales: they breathe air. This is because whales are mammals. Whales, along with dolphins, belong to a group of fully aquatic mammals called Cetacea. They live their entire lives in the water, straight from birth to death.

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Top 10 Mimio Educator Blogs of 2022

Box Light

With the increase of education technology implementation comes the demand for information and resources on how to best use ed tech for instruction. The Mimio Educator blog aims to provide content that benefits educators in any learning environment. This year, our blog topics ranged from engaging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) lesson experiences to ideas for increasing student collaboration during instruction.

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Peer Mentoring Empowers Female STEM Students

CSTEM

Written by: Reagan Flowers, Ph.D. According to a new study, mentoring from fellow students could be the key to improving academic experiences and success for female STEM students in college and beyond. The research project followed 150 female engineering students over eight years, from 2011-2019. Addressing the Lack of Diversity in STEM Fields. STEM, in general, lacks gender diversity.

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Plasma Gasification

STEMe

Toronto, ON The issue of rapidly filling landfills has been a problem for many First World countries despite the many efforts of aggressive recycling and composting initiatives. It was never a sustainable idea to continue dumping and burning waste as it causes detriments to the environment, as well as to people’s health and safety. There is a need for an alternative, and one such alternative is known as plasma gasification.

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Downloadable Design Briefs for an Integrative STEM Curriculum

These easy-to-use design briefs outline student objectives, challenges, and materials needed to complete each 30-minute to 4-hour lesson. ITEEA’s Integrative STEM curriculum, Engineering byDesign, includes many more standards driven hands-on activities just like these!

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10 Ways to Overcome your Limitations

MooMoo Math & Science

I communte to work by bike. This year I decided I would try to ride each day regardless of the weather. Bad weather like rain, or cold would limit my rides. People would tell me that you can't ride in bad weather. I had a problem to solve in order to break through my limitations. I ordered new rain gear, a new heavy jacket, and gloves. I then had two weeks of awful,nasty weather but still rode my bike each day.

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What Do Students Have to Say About the Web Game Design Course?

CTE Learning

You may remember how a few months ago we featured an article highlighting Tracy Curry , who is the Technology Teacher and Yearbook Advisor at S&S Consolidated ISD in Sadler, TX. Tracy is currently teaching the CTeLearning Web Game Design course to her students. Read on to hear what students are saying about our Web Game Design course. If you are a teacher, parent or student interested in bringing the course to your school, contact us today.

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Teaching Students About the Role of Fungi in Moving Matter in Ecosystems

The Science Penguin

The NGSS standard 5-LS2-1 leads toward the core ideas of interdependent relationships in an ecosystem and how matter and energy cycle in ecosystems. When developing this phenomena-based unit, decomposers like fungi play a huge role! Our lessons within this unit will help you anchor student learning about decomposers’ role in the movement of matter in an ecosystem.

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What Effect Does Music Have on the Brain?

STEMe

Bellevue, WA As you listen to your favorite rock band or perhaps dance to an upbeat. pop song, your brain is working magic. Music has the power to transport us to another world, to evoke powerful emotions, and to unlock the hidden potential of our minds. But what is it about music that makes it so special? And how does it affect our brains? In order to understand the effects of music on the brain, we need to look at the way the brain processes sound.

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Famous People Who Contributed to Modern History and Science

Smore Science

This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. Poor Peoples March at Washingon Monument and Lincoln Memorial, Credit: unsplash.com/Library of Congress. Many have found themselves at the forefront of change. Such people have played a great role in improving society over the decades.

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What Do Students Have to Say About the Web Game Design Course?

CTE Learning

You may remember how a few months ago we featured an article highlighting Tracy Curry , who is the Technology Teacher and Yearbook Advisor at S&S Consolidated ISD in Sadler, TX. Tracy is currently teaching the CTeLearning Web Game Design course to her students. We recently caught up with some of Tracy’s students to hear about how they are enjoying the curriculum.

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2022’s 8 Best EDTECH & A11y TED TALKS to Inspire You

Magic EdTech

TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, and Design – a platform that brings industry professionals and leaders from all across the globe to talk about thought-provoking ideas in almost every subject imaginable. These short keynote speeches are packed with insightful pieces of information and ideas to teach, inspire, or challenge you. We love TED talks and hope you do too.

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What are Biometrics?

STEMe

Katy, TX Biometrics is emerging as an advanced layer in many personal and corporate security systems. With a unique identifier of your biology and behaviour, this might seem easy. However, many people are reluctant to use biometric IDs as standalone authentication. The goal of modern cybersecurity is to reduce the risks associated with this powerful security solution, Traditional passwords have long been a weak link in security systems.

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How to Use a Metal Detector: 8 Essential Tips to Get the Most of It

Stem Geek

Geophysicists, archaeologists, treasure hunters, airport staff… And your kid. Yes, it’s possible! Metal detecting is invaluable in many areas. But it’s also a fun outdoor activity for you as a beginner explorer or your kids. The post How to Use a Metal Detector: 8 Essential Tips to Get the Most of It appeared first on STEM Geek.

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What Do Students Have to Say About the Web Game Design Course?

CTE Learning

You may remember how a few months ago we featured an article highlighting Tracy Curry , who is the Technology Teacher and Yearbook Advisor at S&S Consolidated ISD in Sadler, TX. Tracy is currently teaching the CTeLearning Web Game Design course to her students. . We recently caught up with some of Tracy’s students to hear about how they are enjoying the curriculum.

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How to easily name the different classes of Levers.

MooMoo Math & Science

Levers include three main objects, an effort,a load, and a fulcrum. Levers also cpme in three classes, first,second, and third class, An easy way to remember the different classes is to use FLE then 123. The F stands for Fulcrum. The L stands for Load The E stands for effort. The 1,2, and 3 stand for the different classes. You then look for what is in the middle.

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Microbes in Space

STEMe

Microorganisms are fascinating creatures that can survive in the most severe and unlikely environments. Like many organisms, microbes can adapt to changes in their environment but can also grow in some not-so-ordinary places. Space is a vast vacuum of emptiness, so it begs the question: can anything survive up there? It is interesting to think that Space can help bacteria and fungi grow, but it is possible!

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Dec 28, Properties of Addition Worksheet

Online Math for All

Properties of Addition Worksheet

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Dec 28, Definition of Binomial

Online Math for All

Definition of Binomial - Adding, Subtracting and Multiplying Binomials - Examples

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Dec 24, Multiplying Decimals Word Problems Worksheet

Online Math for All

Multiplying Decimals Word Problems Worksheet

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Dec 27, Converting Decimals to Fractions Worksheet

Online Math for All

Converting Decimals to Fractions Worksheet

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Dec 28, Properties of Multiplication Worksheet

Online Math for All

Properties of Multiplication Worksheet

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Dec 28, How to Find the Product of a Number

Online Math for All

How to Find the Product of a Number

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