The STEM Education Blog

A New Group of Teachers in Town

Mar 18, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Clara Hays posted in STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Robotics, STEM Learning Methodologies, Education Technology

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Teach programming to high-schoolers and pre-K students at the same time!
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Middle School Career Readiness

Feb 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in 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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School districts have begun building STEM career readiness into their elementary level curriculum, yielding impressive results.

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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 Participate in Robotics Competitions

Sep 2, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Robotics, STEM Extracurricular Activities

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Participating in a robotics competition can be a very rewarding endeavor for students of all ages. Not only is it a great experience that they’ll fondly look back on, but it also provides them an opportunity to practice skills such as working with a team, programming, and problem solving.

Before students can start building their robots and competing against other students, they first need to find a competition, look for a team, and contact coaches!

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Are Robots Taking Over the World or just Amazon?

Jun 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Robotics

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Robotic technology has come a long way in the past decade, but what will 2019 bring to the table?

Although it is difficult to say for sure, here are some possibilities for the future of robotics that we expect to see before the year is over.

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