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The Holiday Season: STEM Edition

Dec 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in STEM Learning Methodologies, TechED

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Over the radio each December, Andy Williams can be heard crooning

"it's the mosttt wonderful timee of the year..."

and with the cheery, albeit chilly, atmosphere of the holiday season in full swing, most of us tend to agree. The winter months are a special time to reflect, cuddle up with loved ones, enjoy hot coco, and watch a Hallmark movie or two. This holiday season, don't miss out on the perfect opportunity to add something extra to the list: engage your students and kids with STEM-related holiday activities for a fun, educational experience before the New Year. 

We attached fun lesson plans with these simple experiments below! Just be sure to click on the underlined links 🎅

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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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Redefining Learning: How Our Perspective on Technology Changes Everything

Oct 28, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Technology, TechED

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Picture this scene:

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Teaching Children to Balance Technology

Oct 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Social-Conscious STEM, Promoting Interest in STEM, Technology, TechED

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Whether you've observed it at a restaurant, while on public transportation, or during the school day, we've all observed society being preoccupied by screens.

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A STEM SUMMER 🌿🌱

Jul 8, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Insider, TechED, Education Technology

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Kick back your feet and relax... you made it through another school year! Summer is the perfect time for renewal and rejuvenation— the days are longer and life is simpler.

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