Tag: Career Exploration

No More Assemblies

How to make engaging with outside professionals count An exploding mixture! A cloud in a bottle! Every student’s hand in the air to volunteer. Everyone’s laughing. Sounds like an educator’s dream. But when the dust (or simulated volcano) settles, it is often difficult to pinpoint what students learned. Did they leave with a stronger understanding

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Engaging Girls in STEM

Three things middle level educators can do to encourage more girls to engage in STEM The movie Hidden Figures, the story of four African American women working at NASA in the 1960s, has reinvigorated the role of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) careers. Although women comprise 48% of the current U.S. workforce, they comprise

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STEM Leadership Academy

Bringing STEM careers to middle school students Middle level education is currently placing an emphasis on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classes into curriculums around the nation, as well as involving more students in STEM extracurricular activities. In recent years, students were encouraged to participate in STEM programs through a variety of initiatives

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