Tag Archives: STEM

The Cheapest Engagement You’ll Ever Hear About!

  I know what you’re thinking, and don’t worry! We’re not talking about cheap ways to pop that special someone the “big question”, apologies to those expecting some intimacy tips. In this blog, we’re going to unpack that classic teacher … Continue reading

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Its 2018, Way Past Time for Equity in STEM

STEM careers are one of the fasting growing industries in the US, Yet women and minorities are still incredibly underrepresented. According to the National Science Foundation, these are the big numbers FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN STEM STUDIES AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Drive the Bus

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. Today, we will discuss the importance of classroom management within a science classroom, and give out a few tips and tricks to keep your classroom from entering a … Continue reading

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Stop running with scalpels!

And you thought kids running with scissors was bad… Surgeons use these tools to cut people open and we expect high school students to be able to safely use one to open a frog? With having a solid set of … Continue reading

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Engage Your Science Students Without Engaging Your Wallet

Engage Your Science Students Without Engaging Your Wallet Hayley Johnson In an ideal world, all teachers would have access to all the supplies that their lessons require and a budget that allows for the school to supply the teacher with … Continue reading

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Make Me Excited

Getting students engaged with a lesson can be the hardest thing about teaching. You can come up with the most engaging things possible, and then realize that it will cost way too much to actually carry out. Obviously, we can’t … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Round 2

Howdy Bloggers,   We’re back! I hope everyone’s 2018 is off to a great start! An Interesting Perspective has big things planned for the year, and we hope you check back in each week to stay up to date. This … Continue reading

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Question Everything You Think You Know

The quote above, in my opinion, encompasses a core value in STEM! STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is about using prior-knowledge to make sense of the world. It involves questioning what you already know to┬ádiscover and learn more! In … Continue reading

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Add Art

What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are all important to incorporate into the classroom to give students a chance to use different fields. The recent addition of art is to help … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: STE(A)M Power

Howdy bloggers, This week’s edition of An Interesting Perspective marks the last installment of the term. In today’s post, we will discuss STE(A)M and its incorporation into the classroom. STE(A)M activities are great ways to get students involved in the … Continue reading

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