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Tritt Elementary's STEM Journey

Tritt Elementary School's STEM journey began six years ago. We use the word journey to describe the changes we’ve seen over the past six years because STEM education is a process which takes time to develop.

January 30, 2017

How I Teach 21st Century Skills To 21st Century Kids

At Dunwoody Elementary School, we are always striving to bring real world solutions to real world problems. As the computer science teacher, I take seriously that students come to me for a heaping dose of technology.

January 23, 2017

A New SySTEM For Learning At River Eves Elementary

River Eves Elementary is the first Georgia STEM certified school in Fulton County Public Schools.

January 9, 2017

Dunwoody Elementary's Road To STEM Certification

Dunwoody Elementary School in DeKalb County is the third elementary school to be Georgia Department of Education STEM Certified. We began our process to become STEM certified in 2011 and became state certified in 2014.

January 3, 2017

Chemistry In The Kitchen: Why I Love Using GPB's CHEMISTRY MATTERS Series

“Why do I have to study this? When will I ever use it?” I've heard these questions multiple times about subjects such as algebra, biology, geometry, and chemistry over the thirty...

December 12, 2016

Design Squad Global Brings The Big World To A Small Town!

This semester I embarked on a journey with my 6th grade students in my STEM Lab class all the way from small town Blackshear, Georgia, USA to the Guateng region of South Africa.

November 28, 2016

STEMify Your Classroom With Design Squad Global

PBS Kids’ Design Squad Global allows students to step into the ever-expanding field of science, technology, engineering, and math—otherwise known as STEM—and develop real solutions for real problems.

November 28, 2016

NOVA Education On PBS LearningMedia

Some of the most thoughtful and thought-provoking documentaries recently have come from NOVA, a PBS-affiliated video series that tackles some of the toughest questions and topics in science today....

November 25, 2016

Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge Deadline Is Approaching

The fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge—the no-coding-skills-required competition for middle and high school students—is accepting submissions now until November 18,...

October 19, 2016

Make Room For Makerspaces!

Transforming the classroom into a place where students can think critically and creatively, communicate, and work cooperatively is essential to ensuring they are successful in the 21st century.

October 13, 2016