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Girls Advancing in Tech Literacy

Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in STEM Careers and CTE, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM

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The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment is a test aimed to gauge eighth grade students on problem solving, goal achievement, and technological understanding.

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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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