STEM Education, Steve Wolf & fischertechnik – What’s the Connection?

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We just returned from attending the big US News STEM Conference in Austin, TX. Needless to say, this was a great opportunity for us to connect one-on-one with many of the movers and shakers in the STEM education community, from curriculum developers and district heads, to executives from corporations like Shell Oil, and IBM. Advocates of STEM Education While they … Read More

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Taking STEM Education on the Road with fischertechnik

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

This month, Studica and fischertechnik will be appearing at two important national conferences, both of which are focused on improving STEM education. The first is the U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference in Austin, Texas, which started Monday and runs until Wednesday, June 19th. What is STEM Education? US News STEM Solutions National Conference In only the second year, this is … Read More

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Big News for STEM Education Funding | Six Reasons to Get Excited

kristielAll Topics, STEM Education

US Commits $3.1 Billion for STEM Education Funding What does this commitment to STEM Education funding mean for students? If you’re an educator or a well informed citizen, you’ve probably heard the news about the Obama Administration committing a significant amount of money…$3.1 billion dollars in fact… to improving STEM education. If you are interested in acquiring education grants, check out this … Read More

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Empowering STEM Teaching for Inspiration & Success

kristielAll Topics, STEM Education

Improving STEM Teaching If we want to succeed in our efforts to create a more competitive workforce, STEM teaching is a pillar of our success. Google has recently announced its support for the national STEM Teacher Corps. With the rise in importance of STEM Education and the incentives given to students who excel in these studies, it only seems natural to thank … Read More

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How to Secure Grants for Education

kristielAll Topics, Funding, STEM Education

The Educator’s Dilemma: Securing Grants for Education to Get Funding for your Students As you well know, we are currently in a period of major education changes. Teachers and administrators are deeply concerned with finding ways to address the new , Common Core Standards which are being put into place across the US but with limited funding securing grants for … Read More

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Career Choices for STEM

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Many years ago, long before my time at Studica, I worked with a non-profit, dedicated to assisting displaced, out-of-work individuals and those new to the work world to identify new career choices.  I was amazed to learn of the education, skills and work experiences some of my clients could offer to future employers. For some, the process of lifelong learning … Read More

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New STEM Solutions from fischertechnik

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For today’s blog entry, I wanted to share some information on the new fischertechnik STEM solutions product releases for the 2013, including the all new Optics set. This year will feature 5 all new kits from fischertechnik, as well as 2 upgrades to existing sets. This includes three additions to the Basic Line and one to the Advanced line (both … Read More

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New fischertechnik Robotics Competition Lab

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fischertechnik Robotics Competition Lab is now an approved platform in the Skills British Columbia 2013 Competition.The New fischertechnik Robotics Competition Lab is now being used in another Provincial Skills competition.  This complete kit offers Teachers the ability to deliver hands on STEM education to their students in the Classroom or in a Club. Skills British Columbia has featured the GEARBOTS … Read More

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Infinity Project presents STEM Education Webinar

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Attend this webinar presented by Infinity Project to learn how you can use project-based learning as a method to increase your students achievement in Science and Math. STEM Education Webinar for Today’s Classroom Thursday, February 28th 4:30-5:30 PM Eastern Register Now Presented by Infinity Project, a national leader in engineering curricula, this STEM webinar is geared towards teachers, career & … Read More

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Inside Look at STEM Curriculum for fischertechnik STEM Lab

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By now, you’ve probably heard about the new fischertechnik STEM Lab program for middle and high schools. Maybe you’ve seen one of the ads that have been appearing in educational magazines, the numerous discussions on various blogs and websites (including this one), or perhaps you simply saw it listed on the Studica site. Either way, the question that most commonly … Read More

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