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Linking Literacy, Research, and Practice
An exploration of the connections between research, practice and the various constructs of literacy.
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Why women are leaving science, engineering, and tech jobs

Why women are leaving science, engineering, and tech jobs | Linking Literacy, Research, and Practice | Scoop.it
“Women entering STEM fields have a much shorter runway for career takeoff than women entering other industries,” according to the report. “To begin with, they’re starting later because of the time it took to get a Ph.D. That intensifies the ticking of their biological clock, which in turn pressures them to step up the pace of their research progress.”

Companies like Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer have been putting programs in place to help balance out this pipeline of leadership. But a number of factors need to be addressed before the issue can be resolved.

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The Importance of STEM Education for K-2 Learners

The Importance of STEM Education for K-2 Learners | Linking Literacy, Research, and Practice | Scoop.it
August 24th, 2014. Getting Smart guest authors Science 4 Us gives a look into the importance of STEM education for young learners.

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STEM’s newest darling: Robotics - The Boston Globe

STEM’s newest darling: Robotics - The Boston Globe | Linking Literacy, Research, and Practice | Scoop.it

"Robotics is the 21st century’s newest must-study subject. So how can schools get more students exposed? ..."

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The Amazon in your Classroom

The Amazon in your Classroom | Linking Literacy, Research, and Practice | Scoop.it

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Amazon Rainforest Workshops's curator insight, February 26, 2014 6:38 PM

Our brand new infographic which we hope will inspire educators to join our efforts to build Amazon awareness by using Amazon themes and topics as a focal point for inquiry, STEM, and NGSS!

Diane Johnson's curator insight, February 27, 2014 7:36 AM

From Amazon Rainforest Workshop, with specific connections to NGSS.