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Using Tech to Teach Art, Engineering, and Design in the Virtual Classroom

Posted by Hannah Olson on Oct 30, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Virtual learning environments are particularly tricky for engineering, design, and art teachers. Unless you can send packets of activity-specific supplies home with your students, you have to be flexible and work around the resources available in each student’s home, which can vary greatly. You can’t always rely on students having paints, construction paper, or popsicle sticks readily accessible. Even what were once household staples like paper-towel rolls may not be available in some eco-friendly households that only use reusable cloths. So how can educators provide a complete STEM course with these variables in mind?

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Topics: STEM, STEAM, STEM education, STEAM education, STEM learning

Robo and MyStemKits – The Perfect Package

Posted by Hannah Olson on Oct 15, 2020 8:45:00 AM

Integrating new technology can be very intimidating. It is important to approach educational technology in a way that looks and feels successful. Robo3D and MyStemKits help educators feel that technology can be integrated effectively by providing an end-to-end solution for STEM learning. By pairing 3D printing technology and research-based pedagogical techniques, educators can use this Boxlight STEM solution to enhance 21st century learning.

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Topics: STEM, STEAM, 3D printer, STEM education, STEAM education, STEM learning, MyStemKits

STEM Learning: Space Exploration

Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Oct 8, 2020 8:15:00 AM

The first Earth satellite, Sputnik 1. Neil Armstrong and landing on the moon. The International Space Station. Pictures of ice from the Mars rovers. These are the different things that come to my mind when thinking of space exploration and education. These are topics that have probably been discussed, researched, and studied in classrooms everywhere. But how often is space exploration a part of student learning?

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Topics: teacher tips, student learning, STEM, STEM education, STEM learning

STEM CAREERS: Cartographer

Posted by Hannah Olson on Oct 6, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Cartography is the science of collecting and interpreting geographic data and using it to create maps. This assists us with regional planning, emergency response coordination, traveling, land surveying, and both sea and space exploration. The individuals who possess the knowledge and talent to produce the maps we need are called Cartographers or Photogrammetrists.

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Topics: STEM, STEAM, STEM education, STEAM education, STEM learning

3 Ways to Incorporate STEM with Distance Learning

Posted by Braydon Moreno on Sep 29, 2020 8:30:00 AM

The coronavirus pandemic doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. Schools and educational institutions are preparing environments so that students can learn at home, should the need comes. This includes equipping them with the necessary technology to make the “virtual classroom” a reality. More often that not, STEM learning is not a focus in these virtual classrooms although it needs to be.

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Topics: distance learning, distance teaching, STEM, STEAM, STEM education, STEAM education, STEM learning

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