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  • LEAP Telephone Workshop was a Great Success

    Yesterday's LEAP Telephone Workshop was a Great Success and this is why:   1) 50 kids learned how voice becomes electric current and back to voice, then one of them asked, "why is current labeled "I" and not "C...
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    • 10 Innovative STEAM Education Apps

      eSchool News, April 4, 2014, published a list of 10 educational Apps for STEAM.  A recent educational effort has been made to include the Arts in the STEM educational curriculum, thus STEAM.  Here are the Ap...
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      • Focus on STEM

        Recent posts in eClassroom News, STEM apps for physics, algebra, and more and State-by-state STEM education resources place a focus on STEM for March.  These two posts include wonderful suggestions for apps and t...
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        • What specific STEM resources are used by your state?

          Take advantage of this list of STEM resources.  In states across the country, STEM education takes top priority. Each state has different resources and advocacy efforts, and eClassroom News has outlined them for ...
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          • Is there a Share Fair in your town?

            The Morgridge Family Foundation is the sponsor of a traveling STEM Share Fair.  This is a FREE event for educators, students, families, and community members that wish to experience hands-on interactive STEM educ...
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            • How can e-readers be used to engage students and to support STEM?

              During the 2013 VILS Virtual Conference Brooklyn Technical High School STEM/CTE Instructor Ebony Schoon talked about strategies for improving student literacy, using existing mobile devices. Ebony shared a video about...
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              • What hands-on STEM lessons motivate your students?

                Engagement is a keyword as students master Common Core Standards in science, technology, engineering, and math.   Check out How to Smile, a free website for teachers to find ideas and directions for hands-on ma...
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                • Are you using simulations?

                  Recently discovered this resource, New Sims - PhET Simulations which, due to FLASH and Java don't work well with iPads. In fact, the website offers a nice FAQ and in it state: "We recommend laptops or netbooks with a ...
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                  • How do science and engineering come together in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games?

                    Check out NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, that has partnered with the National Science Foundation to create a new video series exploring the "Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games." ...
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                    How do science and engineering come together in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games?

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                    • Town Hall Hangout: STEM Competitions: A Closer Look

                      1/16/14 3:00 PM
                      Register Here Speakers will feature both sponsors and participants from STEM competitions that reach thousands of students each year. During the event, be sure to follow the conversation on Twitter with #STEMcomps.
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                      • Learning Science

                        Science for Kids is a web offering of rich, content related material and resources for class instruction. There are fun activities, experiments, videos, quizzes, science fair project information and more.  What a...
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                        • Why does STEM Matter?

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                          • How can the STEM movement converge with the Arts?

                            STEM was coined by Dr. Judith Ramaley in the early 21st Century.  She advocated that learning is best accomplished while solving real world problems or pursuing innovation. Many educators now want to put the A (A...
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                            How can the STEM movement converge with the Arts?

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                            • Town Hall: Promising Practices for Industry Engagement in STEM Schools

                              Town Hall: Promising Practices for Industry Engagement in STEM Schools Archived webcast link will be provided as soon as we receive it.   View the second STEMconnector/Next Steps Town Hall archived webcast fo...
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                              • How important is the S in STEM?

                                I read an interesting article--Why the S in STEM Is Overrated--by Mark Schneider in The Atlantic, September 24, 2013, that suggests employers like to praise scientists more than they are willing to pay them for their ...
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                                • Is science still a "cool" subject?

                                  I read this post on the Science Careers blog about Sally Ride, a NASA astronaut who recently passed away. In 2009, she said that science was a "cool" subject while she was growing up, but that just wasn't the case any...
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                                  • Recommended Readings and Resources: STEM

                                    Thinkfinity Blogs STEM APPS Thinkfinity Discussions How can literacy teachers contribute to the STEM initiative? The specified item was not found. Science & Storytelling: Integration Needed Thinkfinity Do...
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                                    • STEM and sports

                                      In an earlier Science NetLinks Educator Blog post, we wrote about a partnership between the National Hockey League and the National Science Foundation that created video resources on the science of ice hockey.  A...
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                                      • Preparing students for careers in engineering

                                        Yet another state ranking:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/11/state-education-rankings-_n_894528.html   How do you feel your district performs with preparing students for careers in engineering? ...
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                                        • How do you encourage K-12 students to pursue engineering?

                                          Back when I was applying to college, I wasn't entirely sure what I wanted to study. My dad, a mathematics professor, encouraged me to take my skills in science and math to an engineering program.   At the time, ...
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                                          How do you encourage K-12 students to pursue engineering?

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