Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills are an increasingly important part of K-12 curriculum. How can you help encourage (or spark) an interest in these fields with your child? Take a look at these five simple tips to engage your child in STEM learning outside of the classroom.
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The maker movement is a great opportunity for teaching STEM subjects, and it's easy to incorporate in your classroom! All that's really needed are a few basic materials, a willingness to learn new things, creativity, and the patience to struggle.
In the past several decades, huge progress has been made in closing the gender-equality gap, but they remain severely under-represented in the fast-growing STEM fields. How can we encourage women to pursue STEM education and careers to help fill critical (and well-paying) jobs and close the gap?
Educators and policymakers have spent significant time deconstructing and decoding the new Common Core State Standards in mathematics with the hope of bringing forward a better set of standards to propel mathematics learning and ultimately lead to success.
Thanks to technology, content can be available for student learning on a 24/7 basis. Individual needs and learning styles can be addressed more successfully, and learners become more responsible and accountable for their own education. This Digital Learning Day, let’s look at online learning through the eyes of a classroom teacher and consider how teaching practices must evolve to meet the needs of today’s unique learners.