STEM Primer

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) is getting a lot of attention. But there are many barriers, including how to implement it, identifying what works and does not work, and dealing with new roles that cross traditional department boundaries.

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How to Get Your School Ready for STEM

To prepare for the STEM adventure, PBS station KEQD offers this checklist of five questions your school needs to consider.  learn more

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Is Your STEM the Real Deal?

Anne Jolly reviews how PLCs (Professional Learning Communities) were implemented, or not, and how STEM programs need a higher level of accountability. What, exactly, makes a particular curriculum…  learn more

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National STEM Video Game Challenge

A growing body of research suggests that creating video games can be a highly engaging way for children to learn a range of STEM skills. Moreover, it encourages…  learn more

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STEM School

This 16 minute film looks at STEM education at the STEM Magnet Lab School in Northglenn, CO. Some quotes include, "I've taught insects before, and I've never taught…  learn more

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What is STEM?

Aimed at educators, this introductory video defines STEM (integrating Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), outlines the benefits, and identifies areas like school organization, teacher preparation, and student assessment.  learn more

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Successful STEM Education

This site, a National Science Foundation initiative, provides information, events, and resources that highlight promising practices and tools in support of effective K-12 STEM education. The site highlights…  learn more

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Six Characteristics of a Great STEM Lesson

This post defines six characteristics of a great STEM lesson. Our favorite is: STEM lessons allow for multiple right answers and reframe failure as a necessary part of…  learn more

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The JASON Project

JASON's goal is to provide curriculum and learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for K-12 students, and provide high-quality professional development for teachers. In addition…  learn more