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Science Scope: Don’t Teach Tweens Science Without It!






NSTA recognizes the key role that middle school science educators play through Science Scope, a peer-reviewed journal published nine times during the year. If you are like me, you eagerly anticipate the arrival of the latest Science Scope issue. Its presence in your mailbox is like a breath of fresh air, harkening you to try […]

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NSTA Legislative Update: Senate Passes Bill to Fund FY2017 ED Programs

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Senate Passes Bill to Fund FY2017 ED Programs Its once again appropriations time in the nation’s capital, and this year federal lawmakers are working hard to pass the 12 FY2017 appropriations bills via regular order, instead of resorting to a series of continuing resolutions or relying on one big omnibus bill to fund the government. […]

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10 Great Sessions for Administrators at the STEM Forum & Expo






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, taking place on July 27-29 in Denver Colorado, administrators can expect to learn more about how they can incorporate STEM into their schools. From roundtable discussions to learning more about the benefits of professional development, the Expo will have everything an administrator will need or want.  Check […]

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10 Sessions at the STEM Forum & Expo for Every Middle School Teacher






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, middle level educators will find more than 80 sessions specific to their area. A successful middle school STEM program allows students to create, innovate, communicate, and collaborate on projects that are driven by their own interests. Check […]

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Foster STEM in Young Children with these 10 Sessions at the STEM Forum & Expo

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At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver Colorado, lower elementary/early childhood educators will find more than 25 sessions catered to their area. The foundational skills learned and mastered through the integration of STEM during the early years, if done right, will help these students be […]

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10 Sessions at the STEM Forum & Expo that show the Importance of Partnerships






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, attendees will learn how important it is to leverage partnerships. As the Nation recognizes the importance of STEM education to our economic future, collaborations in STEM education between PK–16 and business and cultural communities are becoming increasingly […]

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NSTA President Carolyn Hayes Says Thank You to Our Volunteers






On behalf of the staff of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and our leadership team, I would like to thank the following members of our Board, Council, Standing Committees, Advisory Boards, and Panels whose terms of appointment end on May 31, 2016. NSTA has been busy this year promoting the implementation of the Next […]

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The Maker Movement for All Learners

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All students can benefit from the Maker Mindset, which encourages students to believe they can learn to do anything. The Maker Movement is a resurgence of creating and making things by people of all ages and backgrounds. Learning through “making” can happen across a range of contexts and curricular areas and can be leveraged for […]

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NSTA Legislative Update: ESSA Webinar and Rally on Capitol Hill

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Update on Every Student Succeeds Act Almost 200 teachers and science leaders tuned into the NSTA Learning Center webinar last week on the new federal education law (ESSA), co-hosted by NSTA and the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA). You can find the powerpoint from the webinar here and learn more about the new federal […]

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NSTA Membership: It Opens the Door to Opportunity

NSTA Membership- It Opens the Door to Opportunity






Membership in NSTA comes with a wealth of benefits. Although the most obvious benefit may be the regular appearance of Science Scope and NSTA Reports in your mailbox, membership encompasses far more. The ability to connect through list serves, interact with other middle school science teachers via the Learning Center forums, serve on a variety […]

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