STEM

4 Steps For Planning A STEAM Program In Your School

4 Steps For Planning A STEAM Program In Your School contributed by Caleigh Heenan As a teacher in her 13th year, I’ve seen many educational initiatives come and go. However, one recent trend in education has long been a passion of mine: authentic, personalized learning. I believe that differentiation is the key to success and …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 86 Engaging Students With Robotics And STEM

Drew Perkins talks with recent high school graduate, Edward Holicky, about his experience and involvement in FIRST Robotics Competitions and STEM education. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Edward’s email US First Robotics Edward’s high school Robotics team: SWAT 1806 Team 1806 History Vex Robotics Best Robotics Project Lead The Way *Also published at TeachThought.com …

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New Law Designed To Inspire Female Students To Become Astronauts

New Law Designed To Inspire Female Students To Become Astronauts by TeachThought Staff On February 28, a bill designed produce ‘female astronauts, scientists, engineers, and innovators’ was signed into law. The convenient acronym (Inspiring Next Space Pioneers Innovators Researches and Explorers) describes an idea first introduced by Rep. Barbara Comstock (Virginia) during the 115th United States …

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Promoting STEM Critical Thinking Using Post-it® Super Sticky Notes

Promoting STEM Critical Thinking Using Post-it® Super Sticky Notes by TeachThought Staff We were recently contacted by Post-it® Brand to see if we could help teachers understand how Post-it Products could be used to promote critical thinking. The result is the strategy below. Recently we talked about how teaching and learning in the STEM (Science, Technology, …

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Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2

Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2 by Michael Catelli Educators know that students need hands on, engaging activities to help enhance their learning and the right video games are the best way offer this opportunity. When I played Portal 2 a few years ago I found the game thought provoking and fun, …

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40 Important STEM Resources For Women

40 Important STEM Resources For Women by TeachThought Staff According to findings by the Economics & Statistics Administration, less than 25% of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are held by women — even though they make up more than half the workforce and college degrees. An undeniable glass ceiling hovers over these industries, and women …

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A Sign Of The Times: Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

A Sign Of The Times: Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields 2010-2013 From a press release ALEXANDRIA, VA Statistics—the practice of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the American Statistical Association …

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100+ STEM iPad Apps For Learning

100+ STEM iPad Apps For Learning STEM education is “an interdisciplinary approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world lessons as students apply Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in contexts that make connections between school, community, work, and the global enterprise enabling the development of STEM literacy and with it the ability …

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43 Must-Have STEM Tools For Every Classroom

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education STEM is not only a national priority, but an essential part of a modern workforce. To help your students prepare for the 21st century, teaching an integrated science, technology, engineering, and math curriculum is critical. Fortunately, there are numerous websites and mobile apps that can help. South Carolina …

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