Tag Archives: STEM

Cool Tool | Woot Math

In the Spring of 2014, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), researchers conducted a multi-site randomized controlled trial that studied several forms of software-based adaptivity and demonstrated that Woot Math’s adaptivity contributed significant effects in learning and retention. In … Continue reading

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Meeting in the Middle

Innovative ways for underrepresented and underprivileged students to access STEM. GUEST COLUMN | by Frank McCallum There are plenty of conversations and predictions about the economy of tomorrow, but leaders and influencers agree that honing future workers’ STEM interest and … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Disrupt STEM

Really building proficiency to fill the STEM pipeline with qualified people. GUEST COLUMN | by Vernon Johnson The demand for professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) continues to outpace the supply of trained workers and professionals. A report … Continue reading

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Idit Harel’s Global Vision for A New Generation

Notes from the self-described ‘wounded education disruptor with a missionary zeal’. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero An accomplished tech entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of Globaloria, Idit Harel, is an award-winning author, thought leader, and innovator in educational technology. She … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | TigTag from Carolina Science Online

Tigtag is an online science teaching resource for grades K-5. Hundreds of short (3 minute), engaging, real-world science videos introduce basic science concepts and captivate young minds—teachers included. Background and preparation materials are provided for teachers, along with ready-made lesson plans and … Continue reading

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