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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Maker programs are the emphasis on more technical disciplines espousing innovation and invention as application, acquiring tangible skills that lean into those critical professions of the 21st century.

STEM & Maker

Home Topics STEM & Maker
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Maker programs are the emphasis on more technical disciplines espousing innovation and invention as application, acquiring tangible skills that lean into those critical professions of the 21st century.

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Empowering Families to Teach Coding at Home

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By: Marina Umaschi Bers. Marina shares ways families can collaborate with schools to teach their children coding concepts from home.

How I Leveled up My Engineering Skills This Summer as a High Schooler

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By: Edgar Saavedra. Along with technical STEM skills, project-based learning in an engineering summer program can teach students skills including, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, and organization.

Movement in a Time of Isolation: Music and Dance

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Rachelle Dene Poth shares ideas on resources for engaging students in active learning in the arts.

Maker Learning Network Launches New International, Online, Project-Based School

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This new private, non-profit school, truly appealing to a global audience, intends to bring the best of online learning, project-based pedagogy and social-emotional learning together for the first cohorts of students by this September.

Can Peer Mentoring Solve the STEM Gender Gap?

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Global technology education nonprofit Technovation demonstrates the power of a community-based approach to teaching computer science to young females that centers around real-world problem-solving and mentorship.

Maker Learning Network Launches Long-Term Solutions to High-Quality Learning Online

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Beyond the technical challenges of going 100% online, there are also considerations of making sure that learners at home are also engaged in hiqh-quality, personalized and relevant instructional experiences.

How Hands-On Robotics Brings Science Lessons to Life

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By: Katie Blagden and Barb Tennyson. Incorporating coding and engineering into earth and life science lessons engage students and inspires them to show their learning.

Podcast: Anant Agarwal on Extended Access to Education

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Today on the podcast, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Anant Agarwal, the founder and CEO of edX and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT.

Getting Started with Coding: 18 Tools for Early Learners

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Looking to get your elementary and middle schoolers started with coding? These coding resources are geared toward younger students.

How the Brain Science of Games Helps Students Reach ‘Aha Moments’

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By: Nigel Nisbet. Brain science games can provide students with vehicles for inspiring more and more 'aha moments'—something that is hard to do at will.

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