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9 SECRETS to 3D printing that are essential to every STEM classroom 🤫💭

Oct 7, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Extracurricular Activities, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, STEM Learning Methodologies, Education Technology

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Authors, S. Torta and J. Torta, share a few of their secrets that they have acquired from years of building and remodeling 3D printers in their book, 3D printing: An Introduction. This brother and sister duo want their technological insights to help people in education and industry who desire to improve their understanding of 3D printing.

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STEM to STEAM—Art Working as a Catalyst for Education 🧠

Sep 30, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Learning Methodologies

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A new study shows that "students in the arts-integrated classes remember significantly more content than their peers"  - District Administration (DA)

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The Game Changer for Superintendents in 2020

Sep 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Careers and CTE

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Give Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) a seat at the table

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5 edtech grants that can help you in 2019 - 2020

Sep 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Grants and Funding

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Are you looking to add technological materials and supplies to your school in 2019-2020?

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9 Step Guide to Handling Curriculum Evaluation

Aug 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources

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Implementing a new curriculum into your school is an exciting process, one where you observe changes being made to fossilized teaching strategies. Here, your school is finally able to observe how years of teamwork and planning will impact your educators and students.

Out with the old and in with the new!

You want this change to mean a job-well-done, allowing your team of educators and other professionals who created this curriculum to see achievement in their school.

But what happens after you close the book on this new curriculum and everything that you have planned these last two to three years is not turning out as you had hoped.

Rather, instruction becomes monotonous as you observe your colleagues and students lose their engagement in their classes.

Now you are left to wonder, what went wrong?

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