Erin Beach

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How Do You Develop a Scalable STEM Education Model That Nurtures Deep Learning?

I was very intrigued by Alex Hernandez's post about scalable K-12 solutions and wanted to share some of our own hard won lessons in trying to build a scalable STEM education solution.<p>Here are the constraints that the solution needs to be engineered for:<p>It should be scalable i.e. it should be pretty …

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Generally speaking, inquiry based learning stands for the learning process in which not only facts are explained but where questions, problems and …

5 Suggestions for Better STEM Education, From Students

Although demand for workers with STEM qualifications has only grown in recent years, a minority of students elect to pursue science, technology, …

STEM summer academy to inspire young science community

Only 16 percent of high school seniors are interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), according to the U.S. …

Leland Melvin on Twitter: "Black Eyed Peas' http://t.co/g4D1sb4WE5 Talks Robots, STEM and Technology - US News http://t.co/miHZrotWdO"

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Enabling students in a digital age: Charlie Reisinger at TEDxLancaster

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NASA GISS: NASA News & Feature Releases: Teachers and Scientists Meet at NASA GISS for Climate Change Workshop

NASA News & Feature Releases<p>Teachers and Scientists Meet at NASA GISS for Climate Change Workshop<p>Posted June 4, 2014<p>On April 28, 2014, the NASA …

How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Tech

Eighth-grader Quin uses his passion for electronics to teach fellow students about 3D printing, arduinos, and other hands-on lessons in STEM skills.

A Question for Parents and Families: What technology did you use when you were younger?

<b>Last week we launched August is Family Blogging Month and it has been great to see lots of parents and family members get involved.</b><p><b>This blog post is</b> …

9 Back-To-School Tips For Your STEMists

The end of summer break can cause back-to-school madness in many families. Parents struggle with changes in their schedules, managing transportation, …

What is STEAM?

The STEM to STEAM movement has been taking root over the past several years and is surging forward as a positive mode of action to truly meet the …

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Leland Melvin on Twitter: "@NASA @K12FutureE asks students to design space tools for #ISS. What Will U 3D Print in Space? http://t.co/zHigNt55c9 http://t.co/JLDRzOj66X"

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Xprize Offers $15 Million for Tablet Apps That Help Kids Teach Themselves

The goal is to help the 250 million school-age children in the world who can't read or write.<p>The non-profit group Xprize is setting up a contest worth $15 million to tempt people to build tablet apps that will help underserved kids teach themselves.<p>The Global Learning challenge is one of the …

Leland Melvin on Twitter: "@MAKERSwomen That's the costume #steam #CDR http://t.co/OJEtgKXHfo"

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STEM to STEAM

STEAM is a movement which advocates adding art and design to the national STEM agenda, to develop the creativity and problem solving necessary to …

Why kids should choose their own books to read in school

By Valerie Strauss<p>Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter covering education, foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>At one time many public schools gave students time to read books of their own choosing, an activity based on the common-sense theory that kids will read what interests them, and that kids who can choose …

31 days of Goosebumps | On Our Minds

October means Halloween, and Halloween means creepy, spooky, scary… Goosebumps! In honor of the holiday, <b>Goosebumps is celebrating ‘31 Days of</b> …

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read

Brecht Vandenbroucke<p><b>Minecraft is the</b> hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It's considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of …

Scholastic Mini-PD: The Future of Blended Learning

When: Fri Oct 24, 2014 12pm to 12:45pm NZDT<br>Who: Paul Sibson<br>Event Status: confirmed<br>Event Description: Join us for a Scholastic Mini-PD discussion …

The Heroes of Olympus, Book Four: The House of Hades

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way …

Celebrating Shel Silverstein: Five Book Birthdays

The late author-illustrator Shel Silverstein (1930–1999) knew exactly how he wanted his children’s books to look, right down to the color and weight …

Top iPad games gone free for

Every day at 00:01 PST, our exciting new algorithm searches iTunes’ nearly 2 million apps for the top iPad games just gone free that day. From the …

Top iPhone and iPad apps going free and on sale 08-06-2018

Apps Free/On Sale<p>Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Prices were last updated 10 minutes ago<p>Top iPad games gone free<p>Every day at 00:01 PST, our exciting new …

New iPhone and iPad apps - developers news on appPicker

Developer News<p>Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>The Internet of Things, Smart Apps and How are these Changing Our Homes<p>Many of us look forward to …

Google updates Hangouts for iOS with support for larger displays

Google has released an update to the Hangouts app for iOS that contains support for the larger displays on the latest iPhones. There don’t seem to be any other changes in this version. You can grab the messaging and video calling application for free on the iTunes App Store.