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Numbers in the Game: Sports Statistics as a Tool for STEM Learning

The Value of Sports Statistics in STEM Education Using sports statistics to facilitate STEM learning can be a highly effective and engaging way to connect core STEM concepts to real-world events and situations. This approach to education offers practical, relatable situations for students to explore – making complex STEM subjects more approachable. This unique approach…

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10 Math Activities for Middle School

Math is a key element of STEM education. At the primary and secondary education levels, it is essential students improve their math literacy and exercise the ability to connect these concepts to the real world. As parents and educators, there are ways to get middle school students engaged in math-focused STEM activities that help increase…

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STEM Kits for Middle School Students

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning is essential to a student’s core curriculum. Educators around the world are putting an emphasis on STEM learning in the classroom to improve STEM literacy and prepare students for the rapidly growing STEM workforce. One way parents can aid their child’s education is by implementing STEM lessons at…

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How does Volleyball Relate to Science and Math: STEM Volleyball

What is STEM? STEM is an acronym that describes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This is a commonly used term when referring to education and/or careers. The Benefit of Using Sports to Facilitate STEM In recent years, there has been an emphasis on providing quality STEM education to students at home and in the classroom….

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10 Best STEM Kits for Teens

Choosing gifts for high school kids can be a difficult task. Especially educational gifts teens can interact with to make choices on which summer camps to attend, college degrees to pursue, or future careers to aspire towards. At the high school level, teenagers are already starting to decide what courses they enjoy and what subjects…

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Why Teach STEM: The Importance of STEM Education

STEM is an abbreviation for science, technology, engineering, and math. This clumping of subjects is used to explain education subjects, degrees, and jobs in the workplace. As the world continues to change and technology advances, the importance of providing students with quality STEM education increases. According to a study by the U.S. Department of Commerce,…


Math Gifts for Kids

Math is among the most widely used skill that students learn during their education. Regardless of job title and lifestyle, people use math in their daily life. This makes teaching kids math fundamentals an essential part of early childhood education. Math is a subject that can be daunting to students, leading to a lack of…

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Reimagining the Student-Teacher Relationship

By Donovan Burriss and Kasey Kaler Every kid needs a champion. Someone they can look up to and think, “wow, I want to be just like them when I grow up.” While it might not always be that obvious, it is evident the massive impact that we can have on children. Dr. James P. Comer…

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Girls in STEM: Building Motivation and Competence through Sport

By Donovan Burriss and Kasey Kaler The workforce of professionals concentrated in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is imperative to the expansion and innovation of America’s global competitiveness. Today, females are largely underrepresented in the STEM workforce and hold less than 25% of STEM professions (particularly engineering). Per the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics…

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Beaumont Independent School District campers turn sports into science

Story via Liz Teitz of Beaumont Enterprise on June 29, 2018 In a quiet classroom Thursday morning, Logan Castille and Aiden Reed adjusted the angle of their spoon-and-popsicle stick catapult. The middle school students flung cotton balls and marshmallows toward a basketball hoop-shaped bucket, shifting the rubber bands holding the pieces together when they missed…