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school accountability

Ensure Quality by Following the 7 Principles of STEM Education

STEM should be more than another passing trend. Clearly define goals and maximize student growth by adopting these seven principles of STEM education. Many schools and programs are identifying themselves […]

authentic learning

Getting Real with Authentic Learning

Engage your students and help them apply classroom lessons and concepts to real-world scenarios through authentic learning. Teachers continue to shift focus from traditional methods of presenting curriculum to more […]

geology activities

5 Geology Activities for Your Classroom

Geology is an earth science, but that doesn’t mean it only belongs in science class! Try these geology activities to introduce your students to this awesome subject. From gemology to volcanology, […]

student conferences

Do Student Conferences Have a Place in Your Classroom?

Student conferences provide opportunities for teachers to collaborate and communicate with their students in meaningful ways while developing trust. In the great, big world of large class size and the […]

STEM books

5 STEM Books to Inspire Students in Grades 6-12

Encourage older students to read and explore STEM studies by assigning or providing NSTA’s top selections of STEM books for middle and high school. Through highlighting the stories of STEM […]

10 STEM Books to Use in the K-5 Classroom

Expand younger students’ STEM world by incorporating NSTA’s best STEM books for students in grades kindergarten through five into your classroom this school year. This year’s NSTA (National Science Teachers […]

connect classrooms to careers

5 Ways Teachers Can Connect Classrooms to Careers

Teachers should prioritize ways to connect classrooms to careers to engage and motivate students by showing them when they will actually use the concepts they’re learning. Seeing students’ eyes light […]

broadcasting projects

5 Fun Broadcasting Projects for Any Classroom

Incorporate broadcasting projects into your curriculum to help engage students while deepening their STEM knowledge and understanding. There is a lot more to the television and radio industries than students […]

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