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Ed News: How U.S. STEM Practices Compare Internationally

This week in education news, new research finds that the level of level of teacher experience is positively associated with levels of student achievement, particularly for black and Latino students; City of Chicago asking school board to approve $135 million … Continue reading

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Ed News: Are Science Fairs Worth All That Trouble?

This week in education news, a team of researchers is now analyzing whether science fairs help to improve student achievement or interest in science; Best Buy pledges $30 million to dramatically expand its Teen Tech Centers; K-12 students in 30 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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