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22 Jun

Science Convinced me to Make a Difference for Students of the World

Enjoy the first piece written by our featured guest writer, Maria Anna van Driel, of the Next Truth magazine and podcast. When we think about ‘making a difference' we seem to fall for the myth that when we set out to do something, it has to be enormous to have any effect at all. I have learned th...

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18 Jun

5 Ways To Encourage STEM Brain Development In Your Child

By: Dr. Sharon Torrence Jones, Founder, thedot. Consulting & Dottie Rose Foundation What’s your child’s favorite subject in school? The common answer is recess or PE, unfortunately, science, math, and other STEM-related subjects aren’t often cited as favorites. Well, changing how kids fee...

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18 Jun

The Cutest Books Dedicated to Convincing Your Kids to Learn Coding

Best Coding Books for Kids Today! Anyone will tell you that technology today is amazing. From smart cars to smart toasters, everywhere we look we can see how technology has shaped our modern world. Just about any device you can think of has a computer inside it, and they’re all running code to tal...

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17 Jun

Empower Your Classroom with 21st Century Learning Skills TODAY

What are the 21st century skills for kids? With the rapidly changing global economy, preparing our next generation of problem-solvers for the 21st century means that we start early in equipping them with experiences in creativity and resilience. The way in which knowledge and skills are valued has c...

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14 Jun

The Innovative Reasons you Have to Teach Math with Coding

Teaching math in an elementary classroom sounds as easy as herding cats while you teach them to sing on key. Essential to both processes are patience, engaging your audience, and a secret weapon. Yours? Teaching math through coding. Every teacher is constantly trying to find new, engaging ways to t...

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11 Jun

The 70 BEST Elementary STEM Activities: STEM Fun for Your Little Ones!

[caption id="attachment_37574" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Can't we do some SCIENCE?!"[/caption] The kids are home and they are BORED! Like many parents and primary educators, you find yourself in desperate need of fun elementary STEM activities. Your darling children, who look so sweet in their...

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11 Jun

*FREE RESOURCE* Reasons you MUST Teach Problem Solving to Your Elementary Classroom

Check out the FREE RESOURCE at the bottom of the page to help you teach vocabulary to your little geniuses!  In the midst of the new technology age, it is critical that we are teaching kids problem-solving. But how do elementary students best learn problem-solving? With the ability to effectiv...

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9 Jun

*FREE RESOURCE* 6 Asian American and Pacific Islander Pioneers

Article and FREE RESOURCE by Samantha Reichard Want to use this in your classroom? Grab the companion guide that offers learning activities to deepen student understanding and interaction with the text. Common core aligned and 21st Century Skills centered. Make your Monday easy! Fill out the form at...

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8 Jun

CoderZ Adventure with LEGO® Education Spike™ Prime

Should your 9-year-old be coding? Absolutely! New and Improved: CoderZ Adventure with LEGO® Education Spike™Prime Many of us wish we were bilingual. Research tells us it’s good for your brain, reduces the chance of Alzheimer's, makes you more competitive in the job market, and makes learning ad...

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19 May

It’s Not You, It’s Systemic: High Poverty and High Tech Robotics

Educational stakeholders are in the awesome position of being able to reevaluate decades-old ‘best’ teaching practices to see if they are culturally and currently relevant. To break down centuries-old system barriers, we have to have these conversations. By holding back segments of our populati...

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