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9 SECRETS to 3D printing that are essential to every STEM classroom 🤫💭

Oct 7, 2019 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 Extracurricular Activities, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, STEM Learning Methodologies, Education Technology

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Authors, S. Torta and J. Torta, share a few of their secrets that they have acquired from years of building and remodeling 3D printers in their book, 3D printing: An Introduction. This brother and sister duo want their technological insights to help people in education and industry who desire to improve their understanding of 3D printing.

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Easy, flexible classroom designs that are drastically improving learning

Jul 29, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Learning Methodologies

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American students are averaging 11,700 hours of their lives in school before going to college.

And with this, many teachers are trying to find ways to get them excited to learn. But, what if their lessons are not the cause of their students' lack of engagement?

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Challenges of Introducing Technology to the Classroom

Jul 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies

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Technology is supposed to revolutionize the classroom experience, and it often does. It is a great tool that educators can use to maximize their impact on their students. However, most teachers can remember a time—or several—where technology has not been as compliant as it was designed to be. This post will explore three commonly encountered challenges regarding technology use in the classroom.

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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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Tips for Purchasing STEM Education Supplies

Jun 17, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools

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Deciding which STEM supplies to purchase can often be a daunting task. There are so many options—some of them great and others not so much—but having the right supplies for your classroom can make a drastic difference on your students’ education. However, more important than any supply is the curriculum behind the lesson; learn more about our curriculum. This post will explore some tips on choosing STEM supplies so that you can make your next purchase with confidence.

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