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3 Ethics Lessons to Teach in Your STEM Classroom

Nov 23, 2018 1:28:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in Social-Conscious STEM

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While the concepts themselves are important in teaching STEM lessons, it is also important to explore the ethical rights and wrongs of using this technology in the real world. In this post, we will explore three different ethics principles that are important to teach your STEM students during the semester.

 

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How Social Media in the Classroom Can Benefit Students

Nov 20, 2018 12:07:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in STEM Education Tools

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Social media plays a large part in your students’ lives, and while it is often feared as a distraction, social media can enhance your classroom when used correctly. In this post, we’ll focus on the ways classroom social media can benefit your students.

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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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