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STEM - Getting started with STEM

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…

Started by Lori Callister

2 May 24, 2014
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Newborn Infant Care Tips

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…

Started by Oscar Marin

0 Mar 6, 2014

'Cutting Edge' STEM resources

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

Started by Daniel Friedman

0 Aug 19, 2012

STEM Blog with great resources

 A great resource of materials around STEM are available through a blog by Diana Laboy-Rush, an engineer, and the STEM Solutions manager at…

Started by Lori Callister

0 Sep 2, 2011

Whitepaper explores Integrating STEM through Project-based Learning

Integrating STEM through Project-based Learning - a new, complimentary  whitepaper by our STEM Solutions Manager, outlining the research be…

Started by Lori Callister

0 Aug 17, 2011

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Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space fordiscussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough spacein their program.They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. Thestudent is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.As parents, we’re responsible to make this easier on our kids. This…See More
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Simple Ways To Be A More Compassionate Teacher

The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop theseskills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adultlife and they can be developed.Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trainedto develop gratitude and compassion. These…See More
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