Each month we publish 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 September.
The PictureSTEM Project offers three instructional units for K–2 classrooms that use an engineering challenge and picture books as supports for learning science, mathematics, engineering, computational thinking, and reading.
Sponsored by the Office of Science in the US Department of Energy, the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program provides a unique professional development opportunity for accomplished K–12 educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to serve in the national education arena.
Samsung Solve for Tomorrowproject engages students in using STEM to positively impact their community, while competing for a chance to win a share of $2 million in technology and supplies for their school. Here’s how it works: teachers apply with an idea on how to use STEM skills to positively impact their community. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow site is easy to access and navigate. After they complete their application, teachers are encouraged to create a fundraising project on DonorsChoose.org,giving them the opportunity to raise funds for supplies to implement their Samsung Solve for Tomorrow project. For the first 3,500 applicants, Samsung will match 50 percent of the amount raised, up to $200 per school. Samsung Solve for Tomorrow delivers student involvement, teacher and school recognition, community outreach, super prizes, and funds from DonorsChoose.org to support Samsung Solve for Tomorrow projects. Start your application now.