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The Inside Scoop on Inquiry

The Inside Scoop on Inquiry

Research proves that inquiry-based learning results in improved student engagement, reflection, and application of scientific knowledge and process skills. But what exactly is inquiry, and how are teachers using it? Read the articles below to find out. What is...
The Time for Chemoween is Here (Because Halloween is so Last Year)…

The Time for Chemoween is Here (Because Halloween is so Last Year)…

With puking pumpkins and oozing slime, your students are sure to find chemistry fascinating with these great activities. Consider them our holiday treat for you; the trick is how easily and effectively you’ll be able to educate and engage your...
Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

It’s one of the best weeks of the year: chemistry week is here! Celebrate from October 19-25, and cook up some chemistry fun with these articles explaining the science behind your favorite sweets. We’ll even show you how to make them...
As We Go Greener, America’s Air is Getting Cleaner

As We Go Greener, America’s Air is Getting Cleaner

Good news: the air quality in America is improving! Levels of nitrogen dioxide have decreased in several major U.S. cities thanks to curbed power plant emissions. Earth Science Week is October 12-18, 2014 and this science holiday is a great time to teach your students about the importance...
Flipped for Good: Why Flipped Learning Could Be Here to Stay

Flipped for Good: Why Flipped Learning Could Be Here to Stay

If you’re a teacher who’s flipped your classroom, chances are you know how effective the flipped learning approach can be. With more and more educators catching on, it looks like flipped learning could be here to stay. Find out more about the flipped phenomenon, and see how you can...
For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

Reading isn’t just for English class any more. Cover Common Core standards in the STEM classroom with non-fiction book selections that bring scientists and their research to life. See a collection of resources...
PBS & STEM: 2 Great Things in 1

PBS & STEM: 2 Great Things in 1

Looking for ways to promote STEM education in your classroom? PBS has got you covered. The network features several award-winning programs with a focus on STEM that are every bit as engaging as they are...
Math Made Better

Math Made Better

Did you know that 39 states in the U.S. had math standards that were inferior to the Common Core’s math standards? Thanks to STEM education and the rigorous Common Core curriculum, math performance in classrooms across the country is improving. This is especially true in Alabama, where...
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