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Sep

5 Ways to Get Students Interested in Computer Coding

By Sarah Trotta and Michaela Durand You don’t need a computer science degree to get your students onboard with coding. Here are five steps to success that all teachers can use. With the goal of introducing more students to computer coding, we started an after-school coding club in 2019. It didn’t exactly go as planned. We had purchased robots from

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4
Aug

Is your STEM platform ready for hybrid learning? Use this checklist to find out.

If ever there was a time that underscored the need for strong STEM education, it is now. Our students – our future scientists, engineers, and leaders – need the skills that only STEM can provide. Our teachers – the curators and educational caregivers in whom we place so much trust – need platforms that will help them in every and

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31
Jul

Student Engagement While Learning Virtually: Slightly Unusual Ideas

Educators know how challenging it can be to keep students engaged in class, and many of us learned that sustaining engagement in remote learning environment offers unique challenges. Classroom management takes on a whole new meaning when that classroom is managed through Zoom, Google Classroom, or other learning platforms.   With that in mind, we know that educators are reflecting on

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6
Jul

Virtual Robotics Competitions: Rebuilding STEM Momentum

Robotics competitions the world over are a rite of passage for STEM students. There’s nothing quite like building a team, accepting the challenge, learning new things, and having serious fun along the way. And competitions are not just for STEM enthusiasts; they are proven to draw new young learners and create momentum across clubs, schools, and districts for everyone.   This year, however, the annual

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3
Jun

36 Science Activities to do while teaching remotely

We know how frustrating it is to put all your efforts into preparing an unforgettable STEM class for your students, and then not being able to put it into practice because of a global pandemic that forces almost all schools in the world to start having classes online and remotely. Teachers and educators from all around are adapting their classes

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3
Jun

The value of online competitions: An interview with Suat & Murat

In order to better understand what teachers, administrators, and educators, in general, are going through, we decided to ask them how they feel while teaching remotely. This new paradigm has changed the way we think about educational processes, and the approach our students have to the content we share with them. Long before this pandemic, we’ve been seeing the importance

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