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Christine Naab


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3 Lessons to Encourage Girls to Pursue STEM

Nov 16, 2018 3:25:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in Promoting Interest in STEM

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The gender gap is a frequently discussed problem in the STEM field, as typically there are fewer women pursuing STEM education than men. Because of this, there have been a variety of solutions proposed to further engage young girls in STEM, and in this post, we will look at three lessons you can apply to your classroom to do this.

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3 Ways Math Anxiety May Be Holding Your Students Back

Nov 12, 2018 2:01:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Math anxiety is a phenomenon that occurs when students who have trouble in math begin to develop a fear of the subject due to low self-confidence. As the anxiety grows, students are more likely to avoid the pursuit of STEM subjects. In this post, we will explore the ways that this occurrence can inhibit your students’ performance.

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How to Choose STEM Professional Development Training

Nov 8, 2018 1:06:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in STEM Careers and CTE

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Professional development plays an important role in staying up-to-date on the best practices in STEM education. However, it can be difficult to decide which to choose with so many professional development opportunities available. In this post, we will focus on what you should look for in order to find the perfect professional development opportunity for you.

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3 Benefits Students Receive from Studying Contemporary Science

Nov 5, 2018 11:24:00 AM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Looking at past scientific discoveries and repeating the processes scientists used to arrive at the outcome is often elaborated on in the classroom. Contrarily, contemporary science focuses on that which is left to be solved. By shifting focus to contemporary science in your STEM classroom, students will learn the investigation skills they need to solve the science problems of today.

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3 Must-Haves for Your STEM Afterschool Program

Nov 2, 2018 12:02:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in STEM Extracurricular Activities

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Afterschool programs can be a great way to boost students’ understanding of and engagement in STEM. However, a lot goes into preparing an afterschool program to ensure it thrives. In this blog, we have set out to advise some of the must-haves to make your afterschool program a success.

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