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Fundraising Tips from Real-Life Teachers

Feb 26, 2020 12:30:00 PM / by Jenni LaMont posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Grants and Funding, STEM Education Tools, Education Technology

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Found yourself trying to figure out how to pay for resources your class could really use again? Teachers Pay Teachers is such a great resource – for lesson planning, teaching, supplements, and more. It’s also a great resource to help fund the purchases of anything offered on TpT. We found this blog from Teachers Pay Teachers with Tips from 4 Teachers on How to Fundraise for TpT ClassFund™ and summarized the most basic ideas shared in it.

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National STEM

Feb 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Insider, STEM Careers and CTE, STEM Curriculum Resources, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Science, Math & Computer Science, TechED

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With STEM careers on the rise, policymakers and administrators alike are scrambling to discern which young students are prepared for future success, which aren't, and why. 

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8 Key Practices to Follow When Wanting to Maximize Education Technology

Jan 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Science, Math & Computer Science, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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How confident are you that you are making the most of education technology?

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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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New Year. New You. New Teaching.

Jan 6, 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, STEM Learning Methodologies

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Teaching Practices To Take With You Into The New Year.

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