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What Does ESSA Mean for You?

Everyone is abuzz about ESSA, but will these changes help students succeed or create more red tape with fewer solutions? Since being signed into law by President Obama on December 10, 2015, the Every Student Succeeds […]

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What is Financial Literacy?

Financial literacy is the ability to manage one’s income wisely on a day-to-day basis and make intelligent long-term monetary decisions. This year, seniors in Virginia became the first to graduate under […]

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10 STEM Teacher Resolutions to Keep

Teacher resolutions for positive changes in your 2016 STEM classroom It is the time of year when everyone reflects on their lives and vows to make positive changes for themselves […]

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5 Tips for Applying for STEM Grants

Education is often underfunded, so many teachers need help getting the supplies they need. Where can educators begin when applying for STEM grants? Many times, city-budget dollars aren’t enough to […]

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Whole Child Education and STEM

Using a whole child education approach, some educators are implementing strategies that cultivate both the brain and body. The pedagogical approach of whole child education encompasses a complete mental and physical focus […]

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6 Tips for One-to-One Classroom Success

Experiences from a One-to-One Computing STEM Classroom Districts across the county are implementing one-to-one computing programs and getting technology into the hands of every student. While this is an exciting change, […]

STEM, it’s time to face the facts…are we failing our students?

Over the past 20 years, the workforce has undergone a dramatic shift – a shift where STEM literacy and problem-solving skills are paramount. In western Pennsylvania, where I live, an […]


Using Game-Based Learning in STEM

Game-based learning has deep roots in digital programs, including “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” and “The Oregon Trail,” and trusted classics such as chess. As teachers try to […]

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