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CU-Boulder boosts girls' STEM opportunities - Daily Camera

CU-Boulder boosts girls' STEM opportunitiesDaily CameraCU, which has positioned itself as a national leader in STEM education, will be the host organization for the new statewide Colorado Collaborative for Girls in STEM, an organization focused on...
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Are You an Innovator?

Are You an Innovator? | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions

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Short article includes list of "20 qualities of an innovator."  Some favorites: "Entertains the fantastic, peripatetic, and situationally collaborative."

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8 Project-Based Learning Videos By Students - Getting Smart by John Hardison - edchat, EdTech, PBL

8 Project-Based Learning Videos By Students - Getting Smart by John Hardison - edchat, EdTech, PBL | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
I recently wrote about co-authoring and signing project/passion-based learning contracts with my American Literature students.
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Free Technology for Teachers: The Differences Between Projects and Project Based Learning

The Differences Between Projects and Project Based Learning http://t.co/L1KNtFJN...
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Reaching small schools with STEM projects - Iowa City Press Citizen

Reaching small schools with STEM projects - Iowa City Press Citizen | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Reaching small schools with STEM projectsIowa City Press CitizenAs the state continues its focus on enhancing education in science, technology, engineering and math — commonly known as STEM — fields, some leaders say it's important to see that...
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New Website Launch to Further Project Based Learning in North American Schools

New Website Launch to Further Project Based Learning in North American Schools | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Many districts, states, and provinces have set into motion changes in their curriculum to include components like collaboration, reflection, and critical thinking, taught through project based learning.
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Project-Based Learning and Common Core Standards - Whole Child Education

Project-Based Learning and Common Core Standards - Whole Child Education | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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$3M gaming project could help spark STEM education

$3M gaming project could help spark STEM education | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
eClassroom News (RT @eBeam: Bravo @GatesFoundation - funding new #MMOG to help #students learn STEM topics like math & science http://t.co/6XEi1KpM via @eSchoolNews...)...

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Twitter to Sponsor New Programs to Get Girls Into STEM | Education News

Twitter to Sponsor New Programs to Get Girls Into STEM | Education News | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
An eight-week program held in New York City will teach female high school students the basics of computer programming.

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How Video Games and STEM Education Fit Together

How Video Games and STEM Education Fit Together | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Studica - How do video games and STEM education fit together? STEM Education is the big thing right now for education. Society wants to encourage kids to get into the sciences so we can be a more c...

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A How-to Guide on Inquiry Learning - YourthLearn

A How-to Guide on Inquiry Learning - YourthLearn | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it

Are you interested in using inquiry based learning in your classroom but are not sure of how to implement a new program? This post discusses the importance of planning and takes you through a step-by-step look at techniques you will use to effectively implement inquiry learning. Many additional resources are provided.


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Science Education 225's curator insight, February 10, 2013 10:26 PM

Teaching inquiry 

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this looks great and has some handy hints for children to understand the process they need to go through.

Marta Braylan's curator insight, June 1, 2013 2:26 PM

Inquiry Learning - the importance of planning step by step

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Teachers Learn New Methods of Teaching Green Concepts at Green Boot Camp -- THE Journal

Teachers Learn New Methods of Teaching Green Concepts at Green Boot Camp -- THE Journal | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
A group of 70 middle school teachers from around the world gathered in San Diego this month to participate in a hands-on, interactive workshop about methods for teaching energy, sustainability, and environmental concepts.

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Can Innovation Skills Be Learned?

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Tony Wagner (@DrTonyWagner on Twitter) is the founder and former co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of Creating Innovators: The Maki...

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What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t

What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Screenshot/High Tech High The term "project-based learning" gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they're learnin

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Nancy White's curator insight, January 6, 2013 12:17 PM

This article contains many examples of innovative teaching strategies. I love the idea of letting students design the classroom - what a great way to transfer ownership to the students!

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7 Things Next Gen Schools Will Do Well

7 Things Next Gen Schools Will Do Well | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Seventeen years ago as a new superintendent I was invited to Microsoft to learn about 1:1 programs in Australia. The architect of those programs, Bruce Dixon, told a compelling story of student engagement in transformed learning environments.

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Nancy White's curator insight, February 3, 2013 5:18 PM

Tom Vander Ark shares 3 key components for student engagement in transformed learning environments:

The social learner: moving from me to we;The self directed learner: moving from dependency to autonomy; andThe inquiry-based learner: moving from the know to the unknown.

The rest of the article articulates seven common practices to effectively prepare students for college and the workforce. No surprise that these include blended learning and mastery learning - innovative trends in education.
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Code High: Taking STEM Education the Next Step? : Fairweather ...

Code High: Taking STEM Education the Next Step? Fairweather Consulting | November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments. Did you know that 95% of US High Schools don't offer any computer science courses? TechCrunch has a post on an effort to ...
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Teaching For the Future: Must Have Poster about 21st Century Skills

Teaching For the Future: Must Have Poster about 21st Century Skills | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Must Have Poster about 21st Century Skills. I agree with the author of the Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Blog, Med Karbach, his poster should find place on the walls of each classroom: It is a good reminder of ...
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Proven Best Practices for Project-Based Learning

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Evidence-Based Practices at Manor New Technology High School

Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, is part of the New Technology Network, a nonprofit that works with schools and d (Research-Supported PBL Practices.
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CU-Boulder boosts girls' STEM opportunities - Daily Camera

CU-Boulder boosts girls' STEM opportunitiesDaily CameraCU, which has positioned itself as a national leader in STEM education, will be the host organization for the new statewide Colorado Collaborative for Girls in STEM, an organization focused on...
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WhenInTime - Build and Share Interactive Timelines

WhenInTime - Build and Share Interactive Timelines | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it

WhenInTime is a web application that enables users to create, view, explore and contribute to interactive digital timelines on the topic of their choice.


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STEMx

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" Transforming STEM education and
workforce development in the states,
by the states."

 

Check out the Tools and Resources section....


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Project Based Instruction in STEM Education: Research-Supported ...

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At Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, several research-based practices interact to promote successful inquiry-based learning: Collaborative project-based ... Collaborative Project-Based Learning ...


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Crowdfunding for Science and STEM Education - Forbes

Crowdfunding for Science and STEM Education - Forbes | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Image Courtesy of RocketHub.com Science knows very little about sea turtles in the open ocean. It doesn’t know much about the DNA of ancient Romans and what their bones might tell us about their daily lives.

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Blended STEM: LEGO Education Combines Discovery, Invention and Presentation

Blended STEM: LEGO Education Combines Discovery, Invention and Presentation | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it
Boomers grew up with the colorful building bricks first developed by LEGO® in 1932. Decades of product extensions aimed at older youth created an extensive catalog of hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) exploration.

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Discover Design: A student design experience | Chicago Architecture Foundation

Discover Design: A student design experience | Chicago Architecture Foundation | AuthenticSTEM | Scoop.it

Discover design challenges here.  Connect with other high school students learning about architecture. 


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