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10 Popular STEM Podcasts for Educators and Professionals

Dec 2, 2020 3:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Hoffa posted in STEM Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM

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Podcasts can be a great way to learn new information while you are grading papers or working on your computer. There are so many out there, though, it can be difficult to choose which ones to listen to! To make it easier, we’ve created a list of 10 interesting and engaging STEM podcasts that are perfect for any STEM educator, professional, or interested listener.

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Making the perfect ed-tech choice for your school

Aug 5, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Technology, STEMtechnology, Education Technology

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With the pandemic came a rush for getting ed-tech software to make the transition to digital instruction easier. However, as many made rash purchase decisions, they quickly realized that the more research you put in, the better product you’re going to get. According to Canvas’ Trenton Goble, whose tips in District Administration we’ve summarized below, there are ultimately three things to look for when making an ed-tech purchase decision: security, scalability, and support.

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3D Printers changed the game in the fight against COVID-19

May 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, 3D Printing

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As the coronavirus quickly infected more individuals, especially in high-impact areas where the infection was most concentrated like New York, hospitals feared they would run out of resources. Personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, and testing kits were in short supply, and healthcare professionals were looking for a solution.

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Free resources to help with e-learning

Apr 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, STEMtechnology, Education Technology

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The transition to e-learning due to the spread of COVID-19 has been difficult, but many free resources are available to keep educators and students connected in all areas, including health and wellness, instruction, and social communication.

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Communication in STEM has never been more important

Mar 25, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies, Education Technology

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In difficult times, humans have always been proven to get through things together, and although social distancing has prevented students and educators from meeting in-person, there are still plenty of opportunities to stay connected.

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