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STEM Education Resource Center

STEM Education Resource Center
Welcome to PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Resources for Grades PreK-12 PBS offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning through television and online content. On-line broadband access and digital media are dramatically changing the opportunities available to the nation’s educators improving STEM education. Our recent national educator survey (Grunwald, 2009) indicates that more teachers than ever before are turning to digital media resources to help their students understand concepts, practice new skills and engage in exciting, authentic learning experiences. Explore some of our great STEM offerings for grades PreK-12. NOVA Science Now: The Secret Life of Scientists, "Becoming the Professor". The PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center is here to introduce you to selected STEM education resources. STEM Education News

Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge Click here to find the latest information about the 2015 Siemens Competition including the announcement of finalist, student & judges bios and project abstracts. Launched by the Siemens Foundation in 1999, the Siemens Competition is the flagship initiative of the Foundation and a symbol of our commitment to education in the United States. The nation’s premier competition in math, science and technology, the Siemens Competition promotes excellence in math, science and technology. What’s being done to save STEM Education? 11 Celebrities, Non-Profits, Libraries and Businesses Making a Difference Almost everyone agrees comprehensive Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is important to the economic future of this country. STEM advancement and discovery leads to innovation and new industries that will drive the American economy of tomorrow. The need for change is apparent as U.S. education is not producing the talent demanded by the job market. According to USNews: “there are 2 million to 3 million unfilled positions because companies can’t find workers with basic technical skills.

OER Impact Map We aggregate and filter data that relates to our research hypotheses.To see some of the evidence we have gathered visit our OER Impact Map. There you will find up to date reporting on each of our hypotheses as well as summaries for different countries and help on using the site. Links are also provided to OER maps by others as well as free tools for data visualization and mapping, The full range of maps available on the site: You can learn more about the maps by watching recent presentation(s): NC STEM Center National STEM Portals - NC STEM Center Need even MORE resources regarding STEM education? Click on the links below to access other portals with resources related to science, techology, engineering & mathematics education: STEMConnector Change The Equation

10 Ideas for Innovative Math Instruction Innovative educators know that math doesn't have to be boring or abstract. There are several innovative ideas for spicing up your math class. My favorite idea for educating innovatively in math is mathcasting which is fabulous, free, and easy. The first three articles below touch on the concept. The fourth article introduces two really interesting math resources that innovative math educators may find of interest. Welcome to the Journal of Engineering Education (JEE), the research journal for engineering education. JEE is a peer-reviewed international journal published quarterly by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in partnership with a global community of engineering education societies and associations. JEE is the journal of choice for over 8,500 subscribers in nearly 80 countries.

Amazon Education to Launch Marketplace for Open Education Resources NAVIGATING THE JUNGLE: Amazon is testing a tool that it says can help teachers navigate the jungles of open educational resources (OER), reports EdWeek Market brief. Speaking at a conference organized by the School Superintendents Association, Andrew Joseph, co-founder of TenMarks and Vice President of Strategic Relations for Amazon Education, shared details around a new platform, dubbed “Amazon Inspire,” that is set to launch by May. Earlier this month, the company invited select teachers for a private beta of the platform.

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PBS has always been a valued resource for teachers. This cite breaks down the different pbs sites and link to help a teacher better find information best suited for the grade level needed. This is helpful in the classroom when extra information or activities are needed. by devonzamora Nov 3