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10 Things You Can Do to Maximize Your Culturally Relevant STEM Pedagogy

Dec 2, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Learning Methodologies

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How can a Culturally Relevant STEM Pedagogy be implemented in the classroom? Gloria Ladson-Billings introduces 3 ways—or rather, 3 target criteria teachers can pursue to improve their instruction: academic achievement, cultural competence, and sociopolitical consciousness. Former educator and now team leader, Bárbara Escudero, summarizes Ladson-Billings' "3 fundamental pillars" in an article published on Teach For America

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Implementing a Culturally Relevant Pedagogy—the Future of STEM Education

Nov 25, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in Social-Conscious STEM, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Learning Methodologies

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Math: When are you NOT going to use it?

Nov 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in STEM Careers and CTE, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Learning Methodologies

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when are we ever going to use this,” they (i.e. every kid ever) whine[s].

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Teaching Children to Balance Technology

Oct 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Social-Conscious STEM, Promoting Interest in STEM, Technology, TechED

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Whether you've observed it at a restaurant, while on public transportation, or during the school day, we've all observed society being preoccupied by screens.

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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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