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10 Innovative Project Concepts for Learning STEM Subjects

10 Innovative Project Concepts for Learning STEM Subjects | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Teaching STEM can be a tricky process, so these 10 project ideas will bring excitement and critical thinking development to kids learning STEM subjects.
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These projects are for middle school-but some could be fun for any learner!

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PA028: It’s Time to Make a Change-Exposing Feedback Assumptions

PA028: It’s Time to Make a Change-Exposing Feedback Assumptions | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
When it comes to feedback, what do students want?
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Students want good and bad feedback-that is realistic, not full of academic terms..

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Will Teaching New Computer Science Principles Level the Playing Field?

Will Teaching New Computer Science Principles Level the Playing Field? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that computer science (CS) courses are not a priority in many high schools.
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New MOOCs and free courses are being offered now and in the future to prepare teachers to teach computer science in high schools..

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Graduation Rates for Dual-Enrolled Students

Graduation Rates for Dual-Enrolled Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
A new study from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University's Teachers College and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center takes a state-by-state look at how students who take community college courses while in still high school fare after they transition to college.
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Whoa! From the article: "The report finds that not only has the number of high school students taking these courses increased dramatically in the last decade, but these students are more likely to graduate high school, attend college and earn degrees than their peers"

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82% : US High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record High

82% : US High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record High | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

America’s students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, reaching 82 percent in 2013-14!

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Good news!

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