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What You Need to Know About the Every Student Succeeds Act

Aug 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Social-Conscious STEM

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The new education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), mandates equality of education among schools, regardless of race, income, location, disability, language, or background, and builds upon already existing educational foundations. Here’s a summary of what the U.S. Department of Education has published about the law. Be sure to check out their full article here.

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Easy, flexible classroom designs that are drastically improving learning

Jul 29, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Learning Methodologies

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American students are averaging 11,700 hours of their lives in school before going to college.

And with this, many teachers are trying to find ways to get them excited to learn. But, what if their lessons are not the cause of their students' lack of engagement?

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Designing a School Makerspace

Jul 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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Makerspaces are becoming more and more popular within schools, providing hands-on experience to students of all disciplines and promoting creative thinking and problem solving. In order for you to maximize the potential of your desired makerspace, it is beneficial to first consider these vital questions while designing the space.

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Challenges of Introducing Technology to the Classroom

Jul 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies

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Technology is supposed to revolutionize the classroom experience, and it often does. It is a great tool that educators can use to maximize their impact on their students. However, most teachers can remember a time—or several—where technology has not been as compliant as it was designed to be. This post will explore three commonly encountered challenges regarding technology use in the classroom.

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A STEM SUMMER 🌿🌱

Jul 8, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Insider, TechED, Education Technology

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Kick back your feet and relax... you made it through another school year! Summer is the perfect time for renewal and rejuvenation— the days are longer and life is simpler.

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