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The Truth Behind Code: What Every Teacher Needs to Know When Paving the Way to Their Students' Futures

Jan 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Robotics, STEM Extracurricular Activities, Science, Math & Computer Science, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, STEMtechnology, TechED, Education Technology

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Fear Behind Code

You're right. You may not fear it, but the fact remains that many approach the subject with a fixed mindset. "Even if educators recognize the importance of teaching computer science and programming [to] their students, they often face their own internal roadblocks." But they may be unaware of the fact that "teachers from all backgrounds" can instruct computer science.

Already, there are those dedicated to changing the stigma behind coding by encouraging fellow educators to practice using professionally engineered games and coding bots to make computer science enjoyable for both their colleagues and students. Now, "nearly one-third of all U.S. students are learning the curriculum of the future."

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How To Boost Teacher Retention Rate

Dec 30, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Education Technology

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We all want future generations to be taught well. It’s the bread and butter of a high-functioning society. Yet, schools across the country are struggling to keep educators around, with over 8% leaving the profession each year. The need to obtain and retain quality teachers has intensified. 

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3 Steps that Guarantee Success in Finding the Best Content Monitoring Solution for Your District

Dec 23, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, Education Technology

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When you integrate a content monitoring solution into your district, you want it to be proactive in the classroom and ultimately beneficial to your students' needs ...

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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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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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