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Coding Lessons Disguised as Minecraft

Minecraft: A Trojan Horse for STEM Learning? Minecraft is a hot ticket for children these days—an addictive game that requires creative and analytical thinking; the addition of basic coding

  • February 09, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Coding Lessons Disguised as Minecraft

Minecraft: A Trojan Horse for STEM Learning?Minecraft is a hot ticket for children these days—an addictive game that requires creative and analytical thinking; the addition of basic coding as pa

  • January 29, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

STEAM: Thinking Outside of the ‘STEM’ Box

STEAM: A Marriage Between Arts and SciencesSTEM education isn't about memorizing formulas and calculating problems, at least it shouldn't be. STEAM is emerging as an enhancement of STEM to incor

  • January 15, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Touchdown! A Math and Science Game

Are You Ready for Some Football?Who knew that completing football plays required math and science knowledge? The makers of the popular Madden NFL video game, apparently. Their recent launch of M

  • January 08, 2016|
  • 3 years ago

Misconceptions Surrounding Girls and STEM

Why Girls Doubt Their STEM-Related SkillsA study conducted by Gallup and Google, of students, parents and teachers around the country, confirms what most already know: conventional wisdom sugges

  • January 07, 2016|
  • 3 years ago

Video: Education on Demand

Video: It’s Not New, But It May Offer New OpportunitiesVideo is not a new technology, but it can be used in new ways to engage with students in synchronous and asynchronous settings as this art

  • January 07, 2016|
  • 3 years ago

Immediate Feedback for Better Outcomes

Instant Feedback to Boost LearningTeachers often struggle with determining whether students are learning; this study suggests that students do too--and learning analytics may help both groups, acc

  • January 06, 2016|
  • 3 years ago

Helping Students Sift Through Information Overload

Building Research Skills From K-20, and BeyondResearch skills are critical for students of all age levels, but instructors are challenged to ensure that students are able to identify reliable an

  • January 05, 2016|
  • 3 years ago

A Fresh Tactic for Professional Development

New Option in Professional Development: Micro-credentialsA Digital Promise study suggests that the use of “micro-credentials”—also referred to as digital badges—could hold promise for prof

  • January 01, 2016|
  • 3 years ago