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

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  • Setting Up a Learning Hub to Innovate Instruction

    High school teachers can support engagement and innovation with STEAM and career-focused activities that tap into students’ curiosity.
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  • How to Ease Math Anxiety in the Classroom

    To encourage kids to reach their fullest potential in math, consider adopting these four mindsets that help every student to thrive.
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  • Incorporating Coding in STEM Classes

    A middle school teacher describes learning to code with her students, and how she now uses coding as a teaching tool in other classes.
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  • Combining Social Studies and STEM in a Project-Based Learning Unit

    High school students can apply lessons from science, technology, engineering, and math classes to a local issue they’re interested in.
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  • Quick and Inexpensive Design Challenges

    Encouraging upper elementary and middle school students to collaborate in solving a problem helps cement science learning.
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  • Are We Teaching the Math Kids Need?

    Every child possesses vast mathematics potential, says Jo Boaler, Stanford University mathematics professor and best-selling author—but for them to access it, we need to rethink how we teach math.
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  • Incorporating Robotics Across the Curriculum

    There’s a place for lessons involving robots in every grade and every subject—not just science and math but English and social studies too.
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  • Using ELL Strategies in the Science Classroom

    How science teachers can use ELL strategies to help students have a better grasp of the vocabulary of science.
  • Developing Students’ Ethical Thinking in STEM Classes

    Teachers can use social and emotional learning frameworks to scaffold student discussions of ethical issues around advances in technology.
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  • Keeping Girls in STEM: 3 Barriers, 3 Solutions

    Stereotypes and cultural norms dampen girls’ interest in STEM, but educators can counter the disparities with small changes to their practice.
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  • How to Build Your Own Outdoor Classroom

    Outdoor learning labs can engage students in hands-on activities, while providing a safer way to attend school in person.
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  • The Best (Free) Posters of STEM Women

    Our periodically updated list of beautiful, free posters—along with a few good reasons why you should display them in your classroom.
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  • 12 Inspiring STEM Books for Girls

    Science, technology, engineering, and math are more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of books to encourage girls to persevere in these subjects.
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  • How Hidden Classroom Dynamics Can Stymie Girls in STEM

    If we want to close the gender gap in science, we need to look at the invisible forces that shape classroom culture.
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  • 4 Ways to Build Student-Centered Math Lessons

    To help more kids thrive in math class, keep student identities in mind during the lesson planning stage.
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