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5 Ways to Foster Healthy Student-Teacher Relationships

Student-teacher relationships don’t have to be overly complicated to be beneficial for students. Positive student-teacher relationships can help improve the learning process for the entire classroom. Students feel more comfortable […]

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6 STEM Experts You Should Be Following

The Internet provides vast resources and opportunities to connect with those you wouldn’t be able to otherwise – including many STEM experts worth following on social media. From engineering professors […]

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Teaching Students the Importance of Failure

No one likes the ‘F’ word, but the benefits of failure are a valuable part of the learning process. Inventor Thomas Edison famously stated, “I have not failed. I’ve just […]

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What are Soft Skills?

“Soft skills” are skills that employers look for, and they’re the reason many students with STEM degrees are heavily recruited in non-STEM fields. What exactly are “soft skills?” Hard skills […]

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Why Kids are Scared of Math and Science Revisited

There are many factors that contribute to students being scared of math and science in school, but teachers and parents shouldn’t allow them to shy away and avoid the subjects completely. What’s […]

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Morse Code Day Activities

The first Morse code message was sent on May 24, 1844, making this a great day to introduce your students to Morse code! In a demonstration that took place before members […]

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The Benefits of Music Education in STEM

The benefits of music education for STEM students are more numerous than you might guess. When schools are forced to cut budgets, music is often one of the first departments to […]

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8 of the Best STEM Podcasts for Educators

STEM Podcasts can be valuable teaching tools. Podcasts are a relaxing way to learn during car rides or long trips, but they’re also great for classroom use. They do the […]

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