STEM Education in K-12
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STEM Education - Is it an acronym? Is it a teaching style?
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Solar Powered Lego Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers

Solar Powered Lego Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

A teaching concept that lets students power up Lego robots by retrofitting them with mini solar panels is making its way out of the development stage as an effective hands-on robotics workshop with an alternative energy twist.

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

Project Based Instruction in STEM Education: Research-Supported ... | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

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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Teach Rule Breaking - The Educational Value of Creative Disobedience

Teach Rule Breaking - The Educational Value of Creative Disobedience | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

In this age of innovation, even more important than being an effective problem solver, is being a problem finder. Rule-breaking , to an extent, should be tolerated and encouraged, and yes—even taught.

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Discover Design: A student design experience | Chicago Architecture Foundation

Discover Design: A student design experience | Chicago Architecture Foundation | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

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

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IBM THINK

Get IBM THINK on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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SOLID Learning Robot Component Options, examining Servos

SOLID Learning Robot Component Options, examining Servos | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
Examining Servos in evaluating SOLID Learning robot component options with educators and STEM workshop participants.
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Inc.com's 2012 30 Under 30 List: Adam Pritzker, Matthew Brimer & Brad Hargreaves, Founders of General Assembly

Inc.com's 2012 30 Under 30 List: Adam Pritzker, Matthew Brimer & Brad Hargreaves, Founders of General Assembly | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
General Assembly, a combination classroom and start-up co-working space, teaches technology, design, and business skills. Instructors have included founders of Facebook and Etsy.
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4 Things That Ninth-Graders Can Teach You About Risk-Taking Design

4 Things That Ninth-Graders Can Teach You About Risk-Taking Design | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you discovered design as a career option later in life--in college, or even after graduating and working in another field. By that point, most of us had already lost the mindset most beneficial for creative design.

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Snapshot of a modern learner

Snapshot of a modern learner | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
If kids are to become the future innovators, then they need opportunities to innovate with tools and technology of tomorrow, not yesterday.

 

 

 

 

Gust MEES: A MUST READ!

 

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http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/06/29/snapshot-modern-learner/

 


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How to Make a Robot – Lesson 1: Getting Started - GoRobotics

How to Make a Robot – Lesson 1: Getting Started - GoRobotics | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
Lessons Menu: Lesson 1 - Getting Started Lesson 2 - Choosing a Robotic Platform Lesson 3 - Making Sense of Actuators Lesson 4...
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Introducing the Solid Learning educational concept

Introducing the Solid Learning educational concept | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
Solid learning is a model for integrating 3D Printing into classes for personalized, customized individual educational.
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Do Americans Have 21st Century Job Skills? - Forbes

Guest post written by Howard Elias Howard Elias is President and Chief Operating Officer, Information Infrastructure and Cloud Services, at EMC. Howard Elias: Do your math homework. Even with U.S.

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Educational Technology Guy: STEM Resources LiveBinder - lots of great resources

Educational Technology Guy: STEM Resources LiveBinder - lots of great resources | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
Educational Technology Guy: STEM Resources LiveBinder - lots of great resources: Tags: educational technology, t...
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Tons of great STEM resources!

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Joseph Schwartz Makes the Case for K-12 Design Education

Joseph Schwartz Makes the Case for K-12 Design Education | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
In this Q&A, Schwartz describes the state of K-12 design education in the United States and abroad.

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Have you used Mindcraft in your classroom? Teaching with MinecraftEdu

Have you used Mindcraft in your classroom? Teaching with MinecraftEdu | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

New release today.  Have you used Minecraft in your classroom? 

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Accelerate STEM Innovation with FREE Ed Tech Tools | Technical Education Magazine

Accelerate STEM Innovation with FREE Ed Tech Tools | Technical Education Magazine | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

Are you aware of what free resources are avialable in regards to STEM Education?  Check out this article for more information. 

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Dean Kamen: Sports Can Set Example for Teaching

Dean Kamen: Sports Can Set Example for Teaching | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen discusses how school should be more like sports.
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What Sally Ride Did For STEM Education

What Sally Ride Did For STEM Education | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
More than 100 companies are joining forces--from Facebook to Microsoft, DreamWorks to Google--to increase student literacy in science, technology, engineering, and math, which will account for some 8 million jobs by 2018.
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SOLID Learning Robot Component Options, examining Linear Actuators

What is a linear actuator?  How can it be used? 

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Lego Calculator Can Do Anything Your MacBook Can

Lego Calculator Can Do Anything Your MacBook Can | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
Everyone reading this post can thank Alan Turing for the privilege. Turing is widely considered the father of computer science: he cracked Nazi crypto-codes during World War II and helped design the first working computer.
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Exxon Mobil - STEM Career interest for students

Exxon Mobil - STEM Career interest for students | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
ExxonMobil supports programs that encourage students to take an active interest in careers in the math and science fields, support professional development of highly qualified teachers and promote involvement of women and minorities in these...
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3D modelling as easy as playing with dolls | Mark Proffitt

3D modelling as easy as playing with dolls | Mark Proffitt | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
This simple device will change the world! It's the essential step to breaking down the barrier to 3D printing and hyper personalized fabrication.
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Howtoons/Comics teach Kids to construct by storytelling and instruction

Howtoons/Comics teach Kids to construct by storytelling and instruction | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it

Howtoons has a foundation of science and engineering education, inspiring creativity through art and imagination.

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Can STEM fix America?

Can STEM fix America? | STEM Education in K-12 | Scoop.it
Two trends in American culture contradict each other. On one hand, technological and scientific fields are struggling to find qualified people to fill jobs. On the other hand, the education system are not focusing on producing more STEM (science, ...

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...in time

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A Transformation has to happen to make schools engaging. Technology can help.