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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

STEM

Engage students with this successful approach to integrated studies that combines science, technology, engineering, and math.

STEM Everywhere: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in the Real World

Explore STEM education in settings beyond the classroom walls, and see how opportunities to learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are all around us.

Reinventing the Science Fair with Portal 2 Puzzle Maker

STEM teacher Don LaBonte uses the Portal 2 Puzzle Maker to engage his students in demonstrating math and science problems through game design.

Redesigning Fashion Design: From Tween Distraction to STEM Focus

To help make STEM relevant for all students, Heidi Olinger puts a fashion industry spin on soil science and math for middle school girls.

STEM Is Jambalaya

Maybe it's time to start thinking of STEM as a new subject instead of breaking it down to identify the science, technology, engineering, and math.

STEM to STEAM: Resource Roundup

Whether you are looking for resources related to integrating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) or infusing arts, design, and humanities to transform STEM into STEAM, this curated compilation will help you strategize around different approaches to integrated studies.

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Computer Science: The Future of Education

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How to Teach Kids About Factoring a Polynomial

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How to Design Right-Sized Challenges

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Why Design?

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Computer Science: The Future of Education

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How to Design Right-Sized Challenges

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STEMbite: An Experiment in Teaching with Google Glass

Andrew Vanden Heuvel, an early adopter of Google Glass, shares his STEMbite project, a series of short, exciting STEM videos made possible through cutting-edge wearable technology.

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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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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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Real-World Internships Lead to College and Career Readiness
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Preparing Students for Career Success

Integrated project-based learning and real-world internship experiences build the crucial link between academic achievement and future economic success.

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Infographic: The Value of a STEM Education

Knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be the key to a successful future. Here's why a STEM education matters and how you can inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

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Research-Based Practices for Engaging Students in STEM Learning

Innovative and effective practices at Cleveland's MC2 STEM High School are driving learning and higher achievement for students in a district where every student qualifies for free- or reduced-price meals.

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Looking for STEM Beyond the Classroom (and Beyond the Field Trip)

Guest blogger Jim Kisiel, a teacher educator who's worked in classrooms and museums, discusses sharing informal STEM learning opportunities with new teachers and inspiring them to bring their students resources from beyond the classroom.

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Current Events in the STEM Classroom: Mars Curiosity

Teacher and author Shawn Cornally suggests using the latest news from Mars to engage and inspire STEM classrooms here on Earth.

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Girls Launch Their Own High-Interest STEM Project -- into Space

Blogger Suzie Boss profiles middle-school girls who set out to buy the gear they need, work together, and address a host of technical challenges.

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A Primer on Citizen Science

A Primer on Citizen Science: How to Ignite Students' Natural Curiosity

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Redesigning Fashion Design: From Tween Distraction to STEM Focus

To help make STEM relevant for all students, Heidi Olinger puts a fashion industry spin on soil science and math for middle school girls.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos to Encourage Girls in STEM

Looking for ways to engage girls in science, technology, engineering and math? Edutopia's VideoAmy has collected resources and videos that offer inspiration for supporting girls in STEM.

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National Lab Day: Connecting Teachers, Students, Scientists and Engineers

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell interviews National Lab Day founder Samantha Israel.

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