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Ed News: More Must Be Done To Strengthen Girls Interest In STEM Fields

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This week in education news, more must be done to increase girls interest in the STEM fields; Florida needs a scientifically literate public; an English teacher’s video explains why teaching is so tiring; misconceptions about climate change common among science teachers; and cash-strapped school systems are turning to traveling teaching teams to help supplement their […]

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10 STEM Education Tools to Take Home from Nashville

Implementing a quality STEM education program requires creative approaches. But you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. At NSTA’s National Conference on Science Education, taking place in Nashville, March 31–April 3, you can find and take home some great STEM Ed tools for use in your classroom and schools. Challenge your students to become CSIs […]

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NSTA’s K-College March 2016 Science Education Journals Online

Looking to show your students the connections between plants, animals, and the environment? Want in-depth activities to explain physical science concepts to your middle school students? Are your students interested in how solar energy works? Are you curious about connecting intermolecular forces to real world phenomena using a concept-building activity? The March K–College journals from […]

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Feeling overwhelmed?

This is my first year as a middle school science teacher. I teach two different grade levels and after a few months I’m still feeling swamped. It seems like I spend every waking moment working either in my classroom or at home on lesson plans and student assignments. What can I do to save my […]

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