STEM

  • From STEM to STEAM

    by - May 22, 2015
    STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) allows learning environments for students to be more active, and that means students can get more engaged in their own learning. There’s no manipulation for...
  • Dr. Sherry Eagle: STEM Collaboration

    by - Apr 1, 2015
    A STEM concept that was successfully piloted—originally—as a summer and after school program, with educators from four large Illinois school districts, working together—collaboratively with Aurora University faculty, corporate partners, and non-for...
  • Supt. John C. Carver: Future Ready

    by - Mar 12, 2015
    Superintendent John C. Carver (@JohnCCarver) leads the Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools in Northeast Iowa (Cresco). He has never been stranded on an education island, or shied away from speaking his education mind....
  • Get Serious about Computer Science Education

    by - Dec 9, 2013
    When we carry in our pockets more computing power than the total computing power there was in the world in those days when we were racing to the moon, shouldn’t our...
  • CEO’s Drones Kid & STEM Refreshing

    by - Dec 3, 2013
    You may think that the recent announcement about drones delivering packages, by Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos, received more news than it should. If you had tweeted it, or said it somewhere,...
  • STEAM Power

    by - Sep 26, 2013
    With the focus today so much on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), it is easy to see why the Arts may have taken a back seat for more reasons than...
  • Beyond Teaching Computer Science

    by - Aug 29, 2013
    One of my students had  a problem with a computer program he was writing. It wasn’t an assigned project; he was writing a program to handle the calculations for chemistry lab...
  • Benefits of STEM Programs

    by - Aug 28, 2013
    According to the United States Department of Commerce, the growth of STEM-related jobs (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) over the last 10 years was three times that of non-STEM fields. And...
  • iTEC: Innovative Tech for Engaging Classrooms

    by - Aug 21, 2013
    If you’ve ever taught, you know how easy it is to get stuck in your own classroom world—and never see what’s happening outside of it. Well, what is the rest of...
  • STEM Steps

    by - Jul 12, 2013
    If you are familiar with the scientific method, using the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Process will make sense. The beauty is that this process can easily be adapted for...