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Jeffrey Wilhelm on: Inquiry-based learning

Jeffrey Wilhelm, Associate Professor of English Education at Boise State University, on inquiry-based learning. To learn more, visit http://www.scholastic.co...

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New Report on STEM Learning in Afterschool

New Report on STEM Learning in Afterschool | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

A new report from the Afterschool Alliance analyzes evaluation studies of afterschool STEM programs to identify trends and outcomes from such programs.

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Valve's 'Portal' Educates and Inspires

Valve's 'Portal' Educates and Inspires | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

By capturing the imagination of students and drawing them in to explorations of engineering, math, and science, a video game aims to bolster science education

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Gender Gap in Tech Industry Limits Competitiveness

Gender Gap in Tech Industry Limits Competitiveness | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

According to a Cisco Systems Inc. exec, the lack of women entering technology fields is poised to hamper U.S. companies’ global competitiveness.

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Challenge: Create an Ocean-Friendly Fishing Video Game

Challenge: Create an Ocean-Friendly Fishing Video Game | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

In this science project, you will design and create a fishing video game that teaches the player about which fish are plentiful enough to catch and which fish are not because their population is declining. Give it a whirl!

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Science Nspired Provides New Tools to Science Students, Teachers

Science Nspired Provides New Tools to Science Students, Teachers | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

Science teachers now have a new, free resource to help them quickly and effectively bring technology-based content into their biology, chemistry and physics classrooms.

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Teachers Take Flight to Inspire STEM Learning

Teachers Take Flight to Inspire STEM Learning | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

Middle school teachers took part in near-zero-gravity experiments, which they and the sponsors hope will draw students to the STEM fields.

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Back to School With Confucius

Back to School With Confucius | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

Does American education increasingly convey knowledge without thought?  What would Confucius think?

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Leading Scientists Urge People to ‘Ask for Evidence’

Leading Scientists Urge People to ‘Ask for Evidence’ | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

Bombarded with scientific "information," consumers must demand that advertisers, companies, government bodies and other organizations present the evidence behind the claims they make, a British group says.

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Grant Program Recognize Teaching Innovation in Inquiry-Based Learning

Grant Program Recognize Teaching Innovation in Inquiry-Based Learning | Curious Minds | Scoop.it

Vernier Software Technology and the National Science Teachers Assocation will award up to seven prizes to innovative K-12 teachers engaged in hands-on, inquiry-based learning.

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