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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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3 Steps that Guarantee Success in Finding the Best Content Monitoring Solution for Your District

Dec 23, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, Education Technology

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When you integrate a content monitoring solution into your district, you want it to be proactive in the classroom and ultimately beneficial to your students' needs ...

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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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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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