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A Smart Investment in STEM Education

A Smart Investment in STEM Education | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Budget realities and our inability to produce enough students trained in science,technology and engineering (STEM) fields have created a perfect storm that threatensour STEM education pipeline and, with it, the nation’s ability to be globally competitive. ...
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Breakthru – The Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance » Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school

Breakthru – The Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance » Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school http://t.co/wD2nVOIjqU
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Elevating all students: Freeman Hrabowski at TED2013

Elevating all students: Freeman Hrabowski at TED2013 | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Freeman Hrabowski is president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), which has made an extraordinary name for itself educating students of all types in science and engineering. (How can we empower all #STEM students?
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Teachers, Students: Design Your Own STEM Learning Game | Common Sense Media

Teachers, Students: Design Your Own STEM Learning Game | Common Sense Media | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
It’s official: the 2013 STEM Video Game Challenge is now accepting student submissions! It’s a nationwide game design competition for middle and h...

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very bad move

very bad move | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Don't teach the book, teach the students! How can any sane teacher argue against that? It's not about the book, it's about how the book can complement the learning, how it helps the teacher plan th...
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Education Week: STEM Education Must Start in Early Childhood

Education Week: STEM Education Must Start in Early Childhood | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Fostering STEM skills in young children is the best way to ensure that the United States remains competitive in a global economy, writes JD Chesloff.
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Five Ways to Get Girls into STEM | Edutopia

Five Ways to Get Girls into STEM | Edutopia | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Engineering consultant and author Karen Purcell stresses the importance of capturing young girls' interest in STEM subjects and career paths, offering five strategies to make this happen.
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PBL Meets STEM: Delicious Main Course of Resources and Ideas

PBL Meets STEM: Delicious Main Course of Resources and Ideas | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
It is great to share my second ISTE 2012 Blog from here in San Diego, CA. The first was on writing Driving Questions. In this post, you are about to discover one of my most resource-filled posts ev...
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From STEM to STEAM: Putting the 'Art' Back in Science Education

From STEM to STEAM: Putting the 'Art' Back in Science Education | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
On Saturday Feb. 23 I crossed something off my bucket list--and was a keynote speaker at the 2013 Theatre in Our Schools Mini-Conference in Richmond, a project of the Virginia membership of the Ame...
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Tutorial: How to Find Female Role Models in STEM | IWITTS

Tutorial: How to Find Female Role Models in STEM | IWITTS | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Use this short tutorial to learn how to find female role models working in your school's STEM career pathways.
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Our youth, especially those from disadvantaged and...

Our youth, especially those from disadvantaged and ethnic backgrounds, have to focus on building STEM skills because the bulk of jobs in the U.S. are becoming high-skill, high-wage positions. Share...
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Recognizing After-School STEM's Impact

Recognizing After-School STEM's Impact | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
After-school programs play a vital, if sometimes overlooked, role in STEM learning, Anita Krishnamurthi writes.
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Girls in STEM

Girls in STEM | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Big News on Girls in STEM. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Girls in STEM.
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Study Finds Urban Schools Often Neglect Top Teachers While Keeping Weaker Ones | TNTP

@mathhombre Arne Duncan is quoted, so it must be true. http://t.co/raWe1XsxPf
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Twitter / urban_teacher: 7 Habits of Highly effective ...

RT @ChrisKauter: MT “@urban_teacher: 7 Habits of Highly effective teachers who use technology in their school #edtech http://t.co/ELYZ9C8VJV”; #kautech
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Teachers Report 'Major Impact' of Internet on Learning - Education Week News

Teachers Report 'Major Impact' of Internet on Learning - Education Week News | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Teachers Report 'Major Impact' of Internet on Learning Education Week News Technology can also be a very effective tool for teachers," said Jennie Magiera, the digital learning coordinator for the Chicago-based Academy for Urban School Leadership,...
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Girls In STEM: Let's Talk About Paleontology - Huffington Post

Girls In STEM: Let's Talk About Paleontology - Huffington Post | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Girls In STEM: Let's Talk About Paleontology Huffington Post Last week we spotlighted five amazing STEM mentors and mentees that have chosen to participate in HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program.
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5 Useful iPad Apps For ESL Students - Edudemic

5 Useful iPad Apps For ESL Students - Edudemic | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
What are some of the best iPad apps for ESL students? There's a ton out there but here are my personal favorites!
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A new museum devoted to math

A new museum devoted to math | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Math may not be as easy as pi, but it's not square, either, as Mo Rocca discovers at NYC's Museum of Mathematics (New math museum opens.
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These Girls Have Seen Their Own Potential. They're Going To Do Amazing Things With It.

These Girls Have Seen Their Own Potential. They're Going To Do Amazing Things With It. | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on. (RT @Upworthy: Parents, if you let your daughters miss school for ONE day, make it this one.
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Can Student-Driven Learning Happen Under Common Core? | MindShift

Can Student-Driven Learning Happen Under Common Core? | MindShift | Celebrating Urban Education | Scoop.it
By Marsha Ratzel Teachers use different strategies to help students learn. With the inevitable arrival of the Common Core State Standards, however, the big u (RT “@PaulEnderle: Intersecting inquiry with ELA CCSS and STEM.
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