Tag Archives: STEM

Before the Robots

Five things to consider before implementing robots in your classrooms. GUEST COLUMN | by Andrew Grefig Providing students access to quality technology is often at the heart of many decisions districts make when purchasing educational materials. With robotics firmly ensconced … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Biomimicry in Youth Education

Looking for new ways to engage students in STEM subjects? The Biomimicry Institute just launched a free digital flipbook, called Biomimicry in Youth Education, filled with more than 80 nature-inspired lesson plans, activities, and videos geared to K-12 educators. Biomimicry … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Cyber Science 3D

Since 2010, Cyber-Anatomy Corp. has been developing Cyber Science 3D to assist students in learning and exploring science related topics in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education. Today, their software includes more than 400 interactive 3D-modules used globally for science lessons on Astronomy, Botany, Chemistry, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Hooda Math

As other edtech tools get more and more expensive, Hooda Math provides students with completely free math resources. Michael Edlavitch, a former middle school math teacher, launched hoodamath.com after he realized students needed math games that were both fun and … Continue reading

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STEM Matters

Attracting K-12 students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics through competition. GUEST COLUMN | by Bernie Skoch The United States is losing the global race in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies. Results from the 2012 Program for International … Continue reading

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