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Engineering Fun!

I am interested in high school engineering projects. I’m looking for fun, engaging, and challenging projects for my honors students.—T., Rhode Island There is a vast amount of resources and ideas to help you out with engineering projects. Start with … Continue reading

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Ed News: Teachers Need More Pay, Not Merit Pay

This week in education news, Title IV-A Coalition opposes President Trump’s plan to pull the plug on $1.2 billion block grant; research-practitioner partnerships across the country work to improve the quality of teachers who enter the teaching workforce; Deans for … Continue reading

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Ed News: Putting the ‘E’ in STEM for the Littlest Learners

This week in education news, Sen. Lamar Alexander plans to retire; 2018 federal report found that only 18 percent of the innovations funded by the Education Department lifted student achievement; project-based learning has developed a significant following in recent years; … Continue reading

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Ed News: Betsy DeVos Steers Federal Grant For Innovation To STEM Programs

This week in education news, 11 of the 18 Education Innovation and Research grant recipients have programs focused on helping schools improve STEM instruction; there are 389,000 fewer teachers in the K-12 workforce new report finds; the job of a … Continue reading

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Ed News: Inspiring STEM Education & Life Skills Via Robotics

This week in education news, a recent study found that on average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school year learning; new study suggests that specific types of preservice training and professional development may … Continue reading

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Ed News: Lecture Instruction – Alive and Not So Well

This week in education news, new analysis of college-level STEM classes found that lecture instruction still remains as the dominant form of teaching; report that launched the modern education reform movement turns 35; schools and districts across the country invest … Continue reading

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Ed News: Educators Want To Rethink The Way Students Learn Science

This week in education news, researchers and teachers want to change the way students learn science; Californians strongly support expanding science and computer education beginning at the primary level; teachers are finding creative ways to use robots in class; New … Continue reading

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Ed News: Educators Gain Valuable Tech Experience Through Industry Certifications

This week in education news, early exposure to robotics helps break gender stereotypes; the next generation of science education means more doing; dance programs help students develop skills such as creativity and persistence that benefit them in the classroom and … Continue reading

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Science of the Winter Olympics: Movement & Robotics

Did you see an Olympic performance (perhaps Davis & White’s gold-medal ice dance) that looked so perfect, so flawless, that it seemed almost robotic? If so, you’ll want to watch Olympic Movement & Robotic Design—another installment in the Science and … Continue reading

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