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Interdisciplinary learning and applications of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Awards for Talented Science Teachers

May 15, 2019

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Science Educator Career Awards

The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) is seeking nominations for Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year, which consists of two awards that recognize the individual achievements and contributions of science educators in their first 10 years of career (Level One) and those beyond 10 years (Level Two).

STEM Underserved Girls

May 15, 2019

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SPOTLIGHT! On Diversity in STEM

Eighth-grade girls outperformed their male peers in five out of six STEM content areas in the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress Technology and Engineering Literacy assessment. Girls were especially strong in testing categories related to communication and collaboration. Nearly all student subgroups posted increases in scores, including among black students, Asian students, white students, low-income students, public school students, students whose parents did not finish high school, and those whose parents graduated college.

Diversity-specialized programs equip students with the knowledge, resources, and skillsets they need to achieve STEM opportunities in computing. Code as a Second Language (CSL) is a national initiative that works toward introducing youth to computer science and making technical training and careers accessible to women and underrepresented minorities.

DaVinci Science Art

May 01, 2019

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Interactives Exploring the Genius of Leonardo da Vinci

May 2, 2019, is the hundredth anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci—artist, inventor, and scientist whose natural genius crossed so many disciplines that he epitomized the term “Renaissance man.” Da Vinci – The Genius, a website created by the Museum of Science, Boston, helps students gain insight into the mind of this genius and the fundamental scientific and artistic principles he discovered.

Science Comprehension Videos

May 01, 2019

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Passages for Supporting Students’ Comprehension of Science Content

For more than 15 years, OLogy has been recognized as a premier site for science learning by supporting children’s questions about the natural world. Now teachers can use OLogy to support reading comprehension in their classroom.

lego stem education

Apr 15, 2019

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Coding/Robotics Tool for Developing STEAM Skills

LEGO Education’s new SPIKE Prime Set is a STEAM learning tool for students in grades 6–8. Combining colorful LEGO building elements, easy-to-use hardware, and an intuitive drag-and-drop coding language based on Scratch, SPIKE Prime continuously engages students through playful learning activities to think critically and solve complex problems, regardless of their learning level.

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