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Stem Grade K

Author : Jennifer B. Stith
ISBN : 9781483815664
Genre : Education
File Size : 32.54 MB
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Applying the Standards: STEM for kindergarten offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Kindergartners will complete tasks in areas such as color chemistry, sound, balance, friction, and habitats. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks, and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.
Category: Education

Stem Strategies For The Classroom Grades K 8

Author : Nancy Heilbronner
ISBN : 9781938539855
Genre : Education
File Size : 46.41 MB
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Studying science, technology, engineering, and math—subjects collectively known as STEM-- equips students with the knowledge and skills to solve tough problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information. Students today need STEM skills more than ever to succeed in our increasingly information-based and technological society. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the U.S. economy, and are a critical component to helping the U.S. win the future. Furthermore, STEM occupations are growing at more than twice the rate of non-stem careers. For all these reasons, STEM education needs to be a priority in all schools. This quick reference laminated guide provides an overview of best practices in STEM education for teachers of grades K-8. It addresses what STEM literacy is and why it’s so important, and provides an overview of best practices in STEM education. These include: engage students in “minds on” activities; emphasize inquiry; have students conduct fair tests (“experiments”) as well as investigations; focus on authentic learning; differentiate instruction. The guide also includes sections on differentiation, assessing students in STEM, supporting underrepresented student populations, and incorporating the arts (STEAM).
Category: Education

Step Into Steam Grades K 5

Author : Sarah B. Bush
ISBN : 9781544337210
Genre : Education
File Size : 61.94 MB
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Create meaningful and transformative K-5 STEAM learning experiences for each and every student Make the most of your limited instructional time and become part of the Step into STEAM movement! Seamlessly design and implement K-5 STEAM inquiries that align carefully to key mathematics and science content and practices and prepare elementary students for their bright futures. Taking an opposite approach to existing resources that provide collections of disjointed STEAM activities, this book empowers teachers and schools to build cohesive and sustainable STEAM infrastructures—grounded in grade-level standards and purposeful assessment—to deepen the mathematics and science learning of each and every student.
Category: Education

K 12 Stem Education In Urban Learning Environments

Author : Wendt, Jillian L.
ISBN : 9781522578154
Genre : Education
File Size : 49.20 MB
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This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it provides the timeliest, trending research around overcoming challenges within the urban educational system. Featuring real-world solutions and comprehensive coverage on teacher professional development, racial microaggressions, STEM, and diversity in elementary and secondary education, this publication is ideal for teachers, faculty, administrators, policymakers, and educational researchers. K-12 STEM Education in Urban Learning Environments provides emerging research on the challenges and barriers of STEM education in urban environments and how to move forward in overcoming these challenges and barriers to provide equitable education for all K-12 students. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as teacher preparation, programming, gender and racial barriers, and more, this publication is ideally designed for teachers, faculty, administrators, policymakers, researchers, and scholars.
Category: Education

Teaching Stem And Common Core With Mentor Texts Collaborative Lesson Plans K 5

Author : Anastasia Suen
ISBN : 9781610695978
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 36.79 MB
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Librarians can use this book to become leaders in their schools, collaborating with teachers to keep them abreast of resources that will facilitate the inclusion of STEM in the curriculum. • Offers five library lessons for each STEM subject based on a mentor text and a lesson for the collaborating teacher • Provides a booktalk to interest the students and a "Book Time" section that allows for reading all or parts of the book accompanied by a general discussion • Shows the range of grades for which each lesson is most suited and how it can be adapted • Includes a graphic organizer (GO Chart) with each lesson, as well as two options for assessing the lesson
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Successful K 12 Stem Education

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309213004
Genre : Education
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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are cultural achievements that reflect our humanity, power our economy, and constitute fundamental aspects of our lives as citizens, consumers, parents, and members of the workforce. Providing all students with access to quality education in the STEM disciplines is important to our nation's competitiveness. However, it is challenging to identify the most successful schools and approaches in the STEM disciplines because success is defined in many ways and can occur in many different types of schools and settings. In addition, it is difficult to determine whether the success of a school's students is caused by actions the school takes or simply related to the population of students in the school. Successful K-12 STEM Education defines a framework for understanding "success" in K-12 STEM education. The book focuses its analysis on the science and mathematics parts of STEM and outlines criteria for identifying effective STEM schools and programs. Because a school's success should be defined by and measured relative to its goals, the book identifies three important goals that share certain elements, including learning STEM content and practices, developing positive dispositions toward STEM, and preparing students to be lifelong learners. A successful STEM program would increase the number of students who ultimately pursue advanced degrees and careers in STEM fields, enhance the STEM-capable workforce, and boost STEM literacy for all students. It is also critical to broaden the participation of women and minorities in STEM fields. Successful K-12 STEM Education examines the vast landscape of K-12 STEM education by considering different school models, highlighting research on effective STEM education practices, and identifying some conditions that promote and limit school- and student-level success in STEM. The book also looks at where further work is needed to develop appropriate data sources. The book will serve as a guide to policy makers; decision makers at the school and district levels; local, state, and federal government agencies; curriculum developers; educators; and parent and education advocacy groups.
Category: Education

Leveled Text Dependent Question Stems Identifying Tone

Author : Debra J. Housel
ISBN : 9781480799912
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Build student understanding of identifying tone through leveled text-dependent question stems. Engage each student at their level with these dynamic questions!
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Leveled Text Dependent Question Stems Analyzing Characters

Author : Debra J. Housel
ISBN : 9781480799875
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Build student understanding of analyzing characters through leveled text-dependent question stems. Engage each student at their level with these dynamic questions!
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