• Gender Gap among Math High Achievers Evident by Grade 9, Just Gets Wider

    Gender Gap among Math High Achievers Evident by Grade 9, Just Gets Wider

    A new study found that girls made up an ever-declining share of the top achievers in a math competition with every passing year of high school. 09/13/2018 Read More

  • KinderLab Launches Curriculum Guide for Self-Directed Robotics Activities

    KinderLab Launches Curriculum Guide for Self-Directed Robotics Activities

    KinderLab Robotics, maker of the KIBO robotics kit, has released a curriculum guide that provides lesson plans for student self-directed activities that can take place in a makerspace or other school activity center. 09/12/2018 Read More

  • littleBits Launches STEAM Invention Kits

    littleBits Launches STEAM Invention Kits

    littleBits, the company that introduced sets of electronic building blocks for use in classrooms to help students learn how technology works, has launched three new STEAM kits for ages 8-plus to inspire them to invent. 09/12/2018 Read More

  • Math Curriculum Inadequate to Common Core Expectations

    According to a new report, most of the curriculum being used by teachers for math instruction during the 2015–2016 school year failed to align with the Common Core State Standards. Also, the teachers couldn't always identify the approaches and content that aligned with their state standards for math. 09/10/2018 Read More

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    Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of Sept. 10, 2018)

    Proposals for Lowe's classroom grants are due in 18 days! 09/10/2018 Read More

  • RobotLAB Adds Drone and Robotic Arm Lessons

    RobotLAB Adds Drone and Robotic Arm Lessons

    The company also recently opened up the platform to allow teachers to create their own lessons and customize already-available units. The new customization feature enables teachers to create, modify and submit lessons that can be shared with the community. 09/06/2018 Read More

  • Long touted as promising ed tech tools, virtual and augmented reality are finally making a real impact on teaching and learning.

    Virtual Reality Check

    Long touted as promising ed tech tools, virtual and augmented reality are finally making a real impact on teaching and learning. 09/04/2018 Read More

  • Integrating Makerspaces Throughout the Curriculum

    Integrating Makerspaces Throughout the Curriculum

    The makerspace isn't just a fixed space where kids come and go to complete busywork. It's an extension of a well-established approach to educating students that has applications and deep implications across disciplines. 09/04/2018 Read More

  • Krystal Foundation Opens STEAM Grants

    The Krystal Foundation has opened its latest round grants designed to help K–12 schools and organizations fund STEAM education projects. The foundation has awarded nearly $80,000 in grants over the last three years. 09/04/2018 Read More

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    Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of Sept. 4, 2018)

    The Krystal Foundation's Squaring Is Caring STEAM Grants are now open 09/04/2018 Read More

  • LEGO Education Debuts Coding Kit for Early Learners

    LEGO Education Debuts Coding Kit for Early Learners

    LEGO Education has introduced a new coding kit for early learners. Dubbed Coding Express, the system is designed to build "foundational coding and transferable skills, including collaboration and problem solving, for the earliest of learners through activities that introduce concepts of sequencing, looping and more." It includes a Teacher Guide and lesson plans. 08/28/2018 Read More

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