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global awareness

Developing 21st Century Skills: Global Awareness

Global awareness is understanding diversity, learning about other cultures, and recognizing our place in the world—and is a key 21st century skill. The internet has served to expand your students’ […]

spring STEM activities

5 Spring STEM Activities for Your Classroom

Spring is here (at least according to the calendar), which means there are opportunities for authentic learning experiences with spring STEM activities. March 20 marked the spring equinox, or the official start […]

optics activities

5 Optics Activities for Your STEM Classroom

Use optics activities to help students see the light in STEM and begin connecting science concepts to the real world in meaningful ways. Though optics is a branch of physics […]

Pi Day

Keeping it Real with Pi Day Activities

It’s almost time for pi! As Pi Day – or 3/14 – approaches, discover STEM Jobs-approved activities to engage students in celebrating 3.14. Always an exciting day for mathematics enthusiasts, March […]

sports principles

A Beginner’s Guide to Video Essays

Do your students audibly groan when assigned an essay? Video essays are an intriguing alternative to traditional papers for teachers to incorporate into their curriculum. This new medium is taking over YouTube, […]

Engineers Week

Activities to Bring Engineers Week to Life

Bring the world of engineering into your classroom to celebrate National Engineers Week with these activity ideas for each day. February 18th-24th marks National Engineers Week. The National Society of […]

Euler's Day

3 Ways to Celebrate Euler’s Day

What’s more fun than a math holiday? Celebrate Euler’s Day to bring some excitement and attention to often-over looked irrational numbers! Observing STEM holidays can make learning fun for students […]

service learning

5 Ways to Bring Service Learning to Your STEM Classroom

Address social and emotional learning standards while teaching STEM content in more engaging ways through service learning in your classroom. Whether we are intentional about it or not, students learn […]

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