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Helping support educators who are creating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) experiences in their classrooms, schools and districts.

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STEM - Getting started with STEM

Started by Lori Callister. Last reply by Nichole Fisher May 24, 2014. 2 Replies

I work with Learning.com, and we do a great deal of work to support STEM initiatives in schools. What steps do you see as most effective to launch a STEM initiative? How do you organize your school/class/program or project to integrate STEM?

Tags: project-based, learning, math, engineering, science

Newborn Infant Care Tips

Started by Oscar Marin Mar 6, 2014. 0 Replies

First few weeks of caring infants are daunting for newbie parents. They really need to know how to care for infants. Read out here for some important tips on newborn infant care and share your view - …Continue

Tags: infants, tips, for, caring, care

'Cutting Edge' STEM resources

Started by Daniel Friedman Aug 19, 2012. 0 Replies

Here is a large set of STEM resources  from Carleton.edu:  On the Cutting Edge is an NSF-sponsored comprehensive faculty development project for geoscience…Continue

Tags: development, faculty, geoscience, STEM

STEM Blog with great resources

Started by Lori Callister Sep 2, 2011. 0 Replies

 A great resource of materials around STEM are available through a blog by Diana Laboy-Rush, an engineer, and the STEM Solutions manager at Learning.com (where I also work). She has an informative blog, Educate to Innovate on this site:…Continue

Tags: learning, project-based, STEM

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Comment by Ron Towns on June 21, 2012 at 8:13am

We are developing a STEM course for 12th. graders at our school.  Any suggestions on some starting points?

 

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