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Public school teachers are invited to enter the SamsungSolve for Tomorrow contest to empower students, inspire ideas, and create change. Incorporating STEAM into projects designed to help advance the interests of local communities teaches students critical thinking and, by extension, critical problem solving. Build a brighter future with STEAM by applying by November 9, 2017, for a chance to win a share of $2 million in Samsung technology!
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Quill.comhelps educators launch the new school year with fresh lesson plans and activities, as well as products, supplies, and technology to create engaging and positive learning environments. Teachers can put their students’ creativity into high gear with 3D models and other STEM activities. They can brush up on their professional growth efforts (and receive a CE certificate) with relevant webinars on topics such as “Teaching with Technology,” “Tech As a Learning Tool,” and “Creating Brain-Friendly Classrooms.” Quill’s Educator Resource Center grows by the day with sources to enrich STEM projects, grants to expand special programs, and links to access more than 85,000 classroom essentials.