The STEM Education Blog

Virtual Students Help Teachers Learn To Navigate Difficult Conversations

Nov 11, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Science, Math & Computer Science, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, TechED

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As anxiety becomes more prevalent among young people, school's are being prompted to act. Texas educators have begun using an innovative computer program to help train their teachers. In Round Rock ISD, a school district near Austin, the teachers are learning how to approach sensitive conversations by using At-Risk, a digital role-playing program.

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STEM Education Works Unveils the Best of ISTE 2019

Jul 3, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener & Kelsey Batt posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Science, Math & Computer Science

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So, you thought there wasn't anything left to bring to the table?
You could not be more wrong!

STEM Education Works has made its mark in 2019, showcasing the latest innovations exhibited in Philadelphia.   

For the second year, STEM Education Works takes a new approach to education technology by targeting diverse age groups and user-friendly software — making STEM education better than before. But we could not have made this happen without the best and the brightest: EdTech influencer Matt Miller, Education Development Expert Beau Scott, MODI, Sindoh, and ElecFreaks.

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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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3 Benefits Students Receive from Studying Contemporary Science

Nov 5, 2018 11:24:00 AM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Looking at past scientific discoveries and repeating the processes scientists used to arrive at the outcome is often elaborated on in the classroom. Contrarily, contemporary science focuses on that which is left to be solved. By shifting focus to contemporary science in your STEM classroom, students will learn the investigation skills they need to solve the science problems of today.

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Easy Activities to Teach Students Coding

Oct 18, 2018 3:03:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Coding is popping up seemingly everywhere, in every job field and in everyday life. More than ever, it is important that students have a strong understanding of how programming works. While there are a variety of online programs that offer to teach coding to your students, it can be difficult to understand where it’s best to begin. In this post, we will explore some of the best activities to do with your students to get started in coding.

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