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Online and Hybrid and In-Person, Oh, My! Strategies for Supporting Students and Teachers Amidst Reopening Schools
Jennifer Carinci kicks off this month's theme with a blog post that addresses multiple challenges around school reopening, including emotional connectivity to and engagement of students.
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Teaching During A Pandemic Is Hard - But Some Know How To Do It Well
Brian Foley discusses the Outstanding Pandemic Teacher awards and highlights some of the winning nominees.
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High School Mathematics Teachers Share in a MeetUp About Teaching Around the Pandemic
In the school year 2019-2020, teachers across the globe experienced teaching during COVID-19. Natalie Johnson provides a summary of our August MeetUp and the participants' thoughts about teaching beyond the initial wave of the pandemic.
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Race, Equity and Mathematics Education
Joi Spencer kicks off this month's theme with a blog post that addresses key issues of Race and Equity in Mathematics Education. She invites you to take an active part in the upcoming webinar and the discussion.
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Race, Equity, and Mathematics Education
In this brief, Brian Drayton provides a synthesis of this month's theme "Race, Equity and Mathematics Education," that highlights the challenges and suggested recommendations discussed by those who participated in this month's discussion and webinar panel.
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Intro Blog: Integrating Computer Science and Computational Thinking in the Pre K-8 Grades
Melissa Rasberry kicks off this month's theme, "Integrating Computer Science and Computational Thinking in the Pre K-8 Grades," with a blog post that traces the CS education movement in this country and addresses the key issues of integrating CS and CT in grades PreK-8. She invites you to take an active part in the upcoming webinar and the discussion.
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Synthesis Blog: Integrating CS (computer science) and CT (Computational Thinking) in the Pre K-8 Grades
In this blog post, Brian Drayton provides a synthesis of this month's theme "Integrating CS (computer science) and CT (Computational Thinking) in the Pre K-8 Grades," that highlights the challenges and suggested recommendations discussed by those who participated in this month's discussion and webinar panel.
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Teaching During the Coronavirus Outbreak
David Lockett, middle school STEM+CS teacher at Edward W. Bok Academy, a public, charter school located in Central Florida, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on K-12 education.
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Re-imagining schools in the wake of COVID-19
Heather Mace, M.Ed., a Beginning Teacher Mentor at Tucson Unified School District, discusses how schools might look when students once again roam their halls.
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Intro Blog: Science Across the Elementary Grades and Why It’s so Important
Abigail Jurist Levy kicks off this month's theme, "Science Across the Elementary Grades and Why It’s so Important," with a blog post that summarizes the current research in the field. She invites you to take an active part in the upcoming webinar and the discussion.
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Synthesis Blog: Science in the elementary grades - An issue of equity
In this blog post, Brian Drayton provides a synthesis of this month's theme "Science Across the Elementary Grades and Why It’s so Important," that highlights the challenges and suggested recommendations discussed by experienced teacher-leaders and other educators who participated in this month's discussion and expert panel.
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February Introductory Theme of the Month Blog: Accelerating STEM Teacher Leadership: Building Demand by Assessing Your Impact
Barnett Berry kicks off this month's theme, "How Teachers Measure Their Impact as Leaders," with a blog post that describes his research on teacher leadership and his thoughts on the upcoming expert panel and facilitated discussion. He invites all members to take an active part in sharing their experiences by commenting on this blog post.
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Introduction: A North Star for Guiding STEM Education: from the Classroom to the Capitol
Jeff Weld kicks off this month's theme, "America's Strategy for STEM Education – Why it is Relevant to STEM Teacher-Leaders," with a blog post that highlights the importance of the Federal Strategic Plan and discusses his thoughts on the upcoming expert panel and facilitated discussion. He invites all members to take an active part in sharing their perspective by commenting on this blog post.
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Synthesis: How Teachers Measure Their Impact as Leaders
In this blog post, Brian Drayton provides a synthesis of this month's theme "How Teachers Measure Their Impact as Leaders," that highlights the challenges discussed by experienced teacher-leaders and other educators who participated in this month's discussion and expert panel.
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Introduction: Leading Without Leaving the Classroom
William O'Brien kicks off this month's theme, "Leading without Leaving the Classroom," with a blog post that describes his own journey as a classroom mathematics teacher and his thoughts on the upcoming expert panel and facilitated discussion. He invites all members to take an active part in sharing their experiences by commenting on this blog post.
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Synthesis: America's Strategy for STEM Education – Why it is Relevant to STEM Teacher-Leaders
In this blog post, Brian Drayton provides a synthesis of this month's theme "America's Strategy for STEM Education – Why it is Relevant to STEM Teacher-Leaders," that highlights the challenges discussed by experienced teacher-leaders and other educators who participated in this month's discussion and expert panel.
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Synthesis: Leading Without Leaving the Classroom
In this blog post, Brian Drayton provides a synthesis of this month's theme "Leading Without Leaving the Classroom," that highlights the challenges discussed by experienced teacher-leaders and other educators who participated in this month's discussion and expert panel.
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Pathways to Teacher Leadership
Dr. Brian Drayton blogs about four teacher leader stories and discusses their pathways to leadership.
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Two Strategies for In-service Teacher Learning
Brian Drayton draws a comparison between two NSF funded professional development programs featured in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase.
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