Author Archives: Korei Martin

Phenomena-driven Instruction in the Elementary Classroom: A Lot Like Herding Cats?

Guest blog post by Jen Brown-Whale An experienced cat herder has the knowledge and skill that comes with time and practice so that the management of their feline flock is not so much like, well, you know, herding cats. What … Continue reading

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Courage

Guest blog post by Valeria Rodriguez Walking into the Moscone West Center in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon, I had a few personal issues I was tackling, when I overheard a teacher saying:  “ I am almost 50 and I … Continue reading

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Supporting Family Engagement

Guest blog post by Anne Lowry As teachers, we know how important family engagement is for student success. How can we improve upon last year’s family engagement and how do we do so while maintaining respect for each family’s unique … Continue reading

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Finding Partners for Elementary Science

Guest blog post by Wendi Laurence and Laura Cotter One of my favorite things is discovering new people who can become partners in elementary science programming. While sometimes it is very hard to find those amazing partners; this is a … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

Guest blog post by Anne Lowery As the traditional school year winds down, it is time to bring explorations to an end or at least to a good stopping place. One of the best ways to signal an end or a … Continue reading

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My Journey to NSTA

Guest blog post by Paul Orbe Dear NSTA Members: I would like to take this opportunity to share my experience with NSTA, our professional organization. Before I embark in storytelling I deem necessary to offer a quick overview in how … Continue reading

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Finding STEM Success in the Post-Secondary Classroom

The 8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA, this July in San Francisco offers a post-secondary track to help educators create STEM-rich learning environments for students. STEM plays a vital role in post-secondary education, whether it’s in the introductory … Continue reading

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Building STEM Ecosystems: Community Partnerships

When I was a classroom teacher, I relished opportunities to connect my high school biology students to real world science and applications of their textbook science. Now, in the informal sector, I find my role reversed, and I get to … Continue reading

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High School Teachers, The STEM Forum & Expo is for You

Teachers at the high school level expose students to learning that is applicable for college and career readiness. At the STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA, attendees will experience this STEM pipeline firsthand. STEM educators at the high school … Continue reading

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8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo: We Need You!

On behalf of the entire steering committee for the 8th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, we invite you to join us from July 24 – 26, 2019, in beautiful San Francisco for the premier, international STEM education professional development event. … Continue reading

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