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Top 5 Resources in December

Jan 18, 2019


Our Top Five Resources in December 2018

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in December.

PAEMST Award for Science and Math Teaching

Jan 15, 2019

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Nation’s Highest Honor for STEM Teaching

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awards are given to teachers who have both deep content knowledge of the subjects they teach and the ability to motivate and enable students to be successful in those areas. Since the program’s inception, more than 4,800 teachers have been recognized for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession. The President may recognize up to 108 exemplary teachers each year. This year the Presidential Awards is honoring secondary teachers. Consider nominating a talented seventh- through twelfth-grade STEM teacher today using the PAEMST website. If you’re a teacher, you can begin an application at

Deadlines:Nominations close March 1, 2019; applications close May 1, 2019.

Jan 15, 2019


News Stories About Current Research and Events in STEM

Science News for Students (SNS) is an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents, and educators. SNS is a publication of the Science News Media Group, which is a program of the Society for Science & the Public (SSP). SNS—which is free to use—helps to fulfill the Society’s mission by connecting the latest in scientific research to learning in and out of the classroom.

Jan 03, 2019


Engineering and Programming Experiences Incorporated into Gameplay

Medieval Engineers is a sandbox game about the engineering, construction, and maintenance of architectural works and mechanical equipment using medieval technology. Players build cities, castles, and fortifications; they also construct mechanical devices and perform landscaping and underground mining.

Jan 03, 2019


eBook Taking Young Readers on a Coding Adventure

The Code Twins, a children’s book from Skyward, introduces coding concepts to young readers of all backgrounds as they take on a programming mission with the book’s main characters—Brett, Yvette, and their robot friend, Cody Point Two.

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