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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in science.

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Computer-Based IMs for Science

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Is it too soon to think about the First Day of School?

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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Tech

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The furor over the Common Core

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Five Ways to Get Girls into STEM

Engineering consultant and author Karen Purcell stresses the importance of capturing young girls' interest in STEM subjects and career paths, offering five strategies to make this happen.

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Green STEM Initiatives Spark Innovative Learning

Blogger Suzie Boss explores how to encourage more high-energy, cross-disciplinary thinking among today's students.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Evidence-Based Programs by Subject

Technology integration is a broad umbrella; applications and strategies vary by academic discipline. Edutopia's research analyst reviews subject-specific research and recommends programs for each.

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Girls and Science: A Dream Deferred

Yale professor and science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez looks at how girls have been diverted from learning STEM subjects in the 20th century, and at how we need to recapture their interest.

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Khan Academy's Discovery Lab: Summer Camp Where STEM Meets PBL

Director Minli Virdone describes Khan Academy's Discovery Lab summer camp, where, among other hands-on projects, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders learn by reverse engineering common household objects.

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Resources for Computer Science Education Week

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz tells us why Computer Science Education Week matters and suggests ways to celebrate it.

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Project-Based Learning Research Review: Best Practices Across Disciplines

What does project-based learning look like in math, science, or economics? On this page you'll find concrete examples of successful projects in specific subjects.

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Video Games in the STEM Classroom

Blogger and teacher Shawn Cornally describes how he came to accept his students' passion for video games and channel some of the titles into his STEM curriculum.

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There is an "E" in STEM!

Eric Brunsell, Assistant Professor of Science Education, shares the three general principles for engineering education. Included is a vast list of resources on ways to weave engineering concepts into the classroom.

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Technology Empowers Student Fieldwork
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Technology Empowers Student Fieldwork

Fourth-grade students make meaningful contributions to science through the nationwide NatureMapping program.

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Engineering Success: Students Build Understanding
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Engineering Success: Students Build Understanding

When long-term projects form the backbone of the curriculum, learning takes off.

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David Thornburg on Open-Source Textbooks

Guest blogger David Thornburg on how the open-source movement is transforming the textbook industry.

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Hip-Hop Helps Teach Everything from English to Algebra

The musical language of the street has new fans: teachers, who are using it as a classroom tool.

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Web Tools Blog Series: Collecting, Organizing and Making Sense of Information

A review of some of the most powerful web tools that can help students use the Internet efficiently. This blog is part of Edutopia's Summer PD series.

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