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STEM Education: Over 25 STEAM Links Filled With Resources and Information

It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. A look at the works of Leonardo da Vinci will attest to this! The very first time I heard the idea of integrating the Arts into STEM education was while watching a keynote made by Daniel Pink at the NECC Conference in Washington DC… yes prior to ISTE Conferences!

STEM Connections

Science, technology, engineering and math in K-12

STEM apps for physics, algebra, and more | eSchool News | eSchool News

These apps, for young learners through advanced math students, can help with STEM concepts Educators and school leaders know that exposing students to a robust STEM education is of the utmost importance. Today's schools are increasingly mobile, whether students are given devices through a one-to-one rollout or a bring-your-own-device initiative.

LEGO StoryStarter Curriculum Pack

2/26/2014 By: Kevin, Phineas, and Theodore Hogan www.legoeducation.us/storystarter * Retail Price: $237.95 (Classroom Pack) Designed for use in second through fifth grades, LEGO Education StoryStarter is a handson learning tool that enhances students' reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. One set contains enough elements to equip up to five students with everything they need to start constructing their own stories.

Resources for STEM

Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings. We are what we app!

STEM LiveBinders Shelf

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Tynker

Tynker

Summer of Code with Tynker This summer, kids had a blast at Tynker camps! They learned programming, but more importantly, they learned that coding is fun! Held in San Francisco at the Children's Creativity Museum and at schools in Palo Alto, these week-long camps were a great way for beginners to start coding.

OpenEd - Middle School Reading: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects (6-8)

Largest collection of K-12 videos, games and assessments for all Common Core State Standards, flipped classroom LMS. All open source and Open API.

INFOGRAPHIC: STEM facts that should shock you | eSchool News | eSchool News

Is the U.S. really making progress in STEM? These statistics shed new light on the current crisis By now every stakeholder in education is aware of 'the STEM crisis,' but with an increased focus on K-12 STEM curriculum, are post-secondary students attaining STEM degrees? How did the Great Recession affect STEM jobs, if at all?

STEM Design Challenge: Edible Cars

Here's a STEM lesson that may fit perfectly into your classroom. The Edible Car project incorporates the engineering design process into a fun lesson. This school plans this for the end of school project, but can be used any time of the school year.

The Official LEGO® CUUSOO Blog

Daiva has over ten years' experience at the LEGO Group and has worked on products ranging from LEGO Castle, Sports, Minifigures, and was responsible for building up LEGO Architecture. Now she brings her passion and business savvy to leading the LEGO Review and producing sets for LEGO CUUSOO.

About - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer

STEM curriculum resources collected and/or created by Wesley Fryer

State-by-state STEM education resources | eSchool News | eSchool News

Take advantage of this list of STEM resources In states across the country, STEM education takes top priority. Each state has different resources and advocacy efforts, and we've outlined them here for you. Many resources are state-specific, and others are nationwide advocacy groups that promote STEM education awareness, legislation, and action.

STEM apps for physics, algebra, and more | eSchool News | eSchool News

These apps, for young learners through advanced math students, can help with STEM concepts Educators and school leaders know that exposing students to a robust STEM education is of the utmost importance. Today's schools are increasingly mobile, whether students are given devices through a one-to-one rollout or a bring-your-own-device initiative.

Resources to engage girls in STEM learning | eSchool News | eSchool News

More girls are needed in STEM fields-and engagement begins in the early grades STEM education is important-in fact, it is essential to U.S. economic success. Today's K-12 STEM students are tomorrow's college STEM undergraduates and leading STEM innovators in the workforce.

Here's a quick way to connect students and STEM experts | eSchool News | eSchool News

Website helps students learn real-world value of STEM A new online platform helps connect students and teachers to real-world STEM professionals in an effort to help students link classroom STEM lessons to careers and how they might use STEM learning in the real world. The platform, Nepris, operates in two ways.

Education | myHistro

Best Website for Teaching & Learning 2013
MyHistro being named a 2013 Best Website for Teaching & Learning at Digital storytelling group at the America Library Association (ALA).

America's STEM Education Problem

Our nation's high school seniors aren't ready for college-level math and science courses. Few graduates take advanced STEM classes in high school, and those who do rarely earn qualifying scores on their AP exams. Once in college, students are largely avoiding STEM majors.

Video Series Seeks to Lure Minorities Into 'STEM' Studies, Fields

A nonprofit organization is trying to spark minority and female students' interest in science- and technology-related studies through videos that take viewers inside programs where enthusiasm for those subjects is already on display.

AdvancED, an organization focused on accrediting schools and other education issues, has released the first of its video series available on YouTube, titled "Generation Beta," which features tech-focused programs in Miami.

Maker movement: Bridging the gap between girls and STEM

Girls want to change the world. Eighty-eight percent say they want to make a difference with their lives, and 90 percent express a desire to help people, according to the Girl Scouts' "Generation STEM" research. Girls have traditionally achieved this goal through people-oriented careers rather than through applying technology and scientific expertise to change the way things are done.

3 Technologies Bolstering STEM Learning

According to the STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) Coalition, there are 26 million STEM jobs in the U.S., comprising 20 percent of all jobs. By 2020, there will be 9.2 million STEM jobs in the U.S. Despite the need for these workers, only 45 percent and 30 percent of high school seniors are prepared for college-level math and science courses, respectively.

Explore Design Projects for Students in Autodesk's Digital STEAM Workshop

Autodesk's Digital STEAM Workshop is your one-stop shop for design projects ideas and free design software for your classroom. Through the Autodesk Digital STEAM Workshop educators can receive access to eleven of Autodesk's design programs including some programs that would cost your hundreds of dollars to license if you were not an educator.

The Radix Endeavor

The Radix Endeavor is a multiplayer online game for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning in high school. The game is funded by the Gates Foundation, and under development at the MIT Education Arcade in collaboration with Filament Games.

Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners

My father is a former police officer who took up photography when he retired. A few months ago, I asked him when he was going to try a new hobby. "Aren't you an expert already?" I joked, pointing to his overbooked calendar of professional photography appointments.

STEM Education Infographic: Does America Have The Right Stuff? | e-Learning Infographics

STEM Education Infographic: Does America Have The Right Stuff? How many amazing students would emerge if America's youth were introduced to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in an exciting and dynamic way? How many more pioneers like Jobs, Zuckerberg, Gates, Brin, and Page would be created by the integration of STEM with innovation and entrepreneurship?