Tag Archives: STEM

Beyond Pythagoras

The impact of Computer Science on STEM retention and student development. GUEST COLUMN | by George K. Thiruvathukal As an educator, I am frequently asked about the role of computer science and STEM. Although computer science subject matter can serve … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Chem101

Here’s a classroom engagement product built specifically for college-level chemistry courses. Recently launched on the App Store and Play Store, the app allows chemistry professors to replace multiple choice clicker questions with interactive modules that, for example, ask students to respond by drawing molecular (Lewis) structures on their mobile devices. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Graphical Analysis App

The adoption and use of Chromebooks in the classroom continues to boom. STEM teachers can further utilize these widely popular mobile devices, and provide their students with an engaging and hands-on way to learn important scientific concepts, with Vernier Software … Continue reading

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On the Shoulders of Geniuses

How an innovative, adaptive approach gets kids the tailored math education they need.   GUEST COLUMN | by Javier Arroyo  In 2009, the homework topic was brewing again. Schools were rethinking long-standing homework policies. Parents wanted to know whether homework … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly

Finding the simple basics of a field with the power to change lives. GUEST COLUMN | by Karen Panetta In computer science class, students learn how to think in a structured and logical manner. This allows them to break down … Continue reading

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