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STEM Education at a Living History Museum

Is it possible to present STEM education at a living history museum, a museum that re-creates life, culture and the peoples of more than 400 years ago? Located 80 miles west of Jamestown — England’s first successful American Colony — Henricus Historical Park re-creates the 1611-1622 Citie of Henricus, England’s second successful American Colony, and the nearby Powhatan Indian village …

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Mobile App Development in the Classroom Can Boost Student Engagement Leading to Improved Testing Outcome

Does technology in the classroom really boost student testing outcomes? The jury is still out on this, but what has been proven is that the use of technology in the classroom does increase student engagement. Higher student engagement, does have a positive correlation with higher overall testing outcomes. For decades now, school districts and teachers alike have looked for innovative …

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Engineering in Elementary Schools: Engaging the Next Generation of Problem Solvers Today

By: Dorothy Powers Gorman from SEEN Magazine.   Employment in occupations related to STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math —is projected to grow 13 percent between 2012 and 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is faster than the 11 percent average growth rate for other occupations. Many of the fastest growing, top-paying STEM jobs are in …

Best Jobs of 2015 are in STEM

According to a recent CareerCast.com report, STEM jobs make up the majority of the 10 best jobs of 2015. Each year Career Cast evaluates the 200 most popular careers and ranks them based on Bureau of Labor Statistics on the income, job outlook, stress, work environment among other factors. As the economy changes and more STEM jobs become available concern for …