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STEM Resource Finder

Jan 15, 2018


Repository of Interactive STEM Activities

For more than 20 years, The Concord Consortium has developed cutting-edge educational software for STEM—and just about all of the award-winning, scientist-designed resources are free. The STEM Resource Finder features activities, modules, and software tools.

Jan 15, 2018


Essential STEM Resources to Spark Creativity helps educators launch the new 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.

STEM Lessons

Jan 15, 2018


Collection of Project-based Activities

Microsoft has provided an online collection of free hacking STEM lessons and hands-on activities developed by middle school teachers for Office 365. The inquiry- and project-based activities help students to visualize data across the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics curricula.

Computer Science

Jan 15, 2018


Summary of the Field of Computer Engineering

The Map of Computer Science is a YouTube animation that presents a survey of computer science—from the work of Alan Turing to augmented reality.

STEM and Sports

Jan 04, 2018


Sports Curricula Driving STEM-based Learning

STEM Sports develops and provides turnkey curricula for students in grades 3–8 using a sport as the strategic vehicle to drive STEM-based learning in classrooms, afterschool programs, and camp settings. Through each STEM Sports curriculum (BMX, basketball, football, multisport, soccer, and volleyball), youth develop critical thinking, collaboration, and creative problem-solving skills that can be applied throughout their education and future careers.

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