5 Tips for Creating Authentic Homeschooling STEM Lessons While Schools Are Closed.

#STEM has been increasing in popularity within classrooms and across social media as of late. STEM is not a subject in and of itself, it is a way of teaching and learning that can be integrated into all aspects of your instruction. It focuses on an engineering design process and collaboration. The way I’ve integrated STEM has changed drastically over the past 3 years, since beginning teaching, however the basic fundamentals are concrete. 1. There is a problem to solve with criteria to meet –

University Of Maryland at Baltimore, students got matched with top STEM employers hiring at BEYA 2020

The 2020 BEYA STEM Conference ran from February 13-15 but job-related celebrations continue. Christine Routzahn, director of the career center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), sent in an upbeat wrap-up. From the opportunity to promote UMBC’s flagship science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program to students who landed jobs and internships with Boston Scientific, Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin, and more.“On behalf of UMBC and our teams, we wanted to

STEM: The New Horizon for both Black Youth and Black Entrepreneurs

According to the federal government, members of racial and ethnic minority groups project to become the majority of America’s population in the next 30 years. Today, however, they account for just 28 percent of America’s STEM workers. Still, despite underrepresentation, Black innovators have made countless discoveries that have defined current STEM fields.So much so that online magazine ID Tech highlighted some African Americans, past and present, who they said should routinely garner

The National Museum of African American History and Culture Holds STEM Day for Black Youth

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington D.C. hosted STEM Day, an event to provide mentoring opportunities by STEM professionals to Black youth, an underrepresented group among aspiring scientists and engineers.Created with the intent to inspire the Black youth, many Black professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) career sectors are working to revitalize a sense of confidence and interest from Black children when it comes to

University of Bristol introduces students to STEM & addresses the need for more Black Educators

Some of the mentors (L-R): Eileen Atieno, Mictroy Mitchell, Eitel Tehapdeu, Melissa Chigubu, Dr Adeayo Sotayo and Benjamin OmasanuwaAiming to encourage black pupils from City Academyto come to University, and to consider wider careers in STEM subjects, the event showcased the roles of black engineers and scientists and was inspired by discussions with the Assistant Principal for Inclusion at City Academy in Bristol – Aisha Thomas. In a 2018 study, Aisha found that there are 26 black working

Tips to Get Students to Read That Actually Work!

Understanding the value of reading and how it can drastically change a student’s writing skills, speech articulation, and worldly knowledge, we compiled the following list of ways to help overcome your students’ reluctance to reading.1.Reading Breaks -Perhaps thanks to bland textbooks with no personality, students often associate reading with boredom and punishment (or maybe it’s just that books fail to win the attention wars with their flashy video game counterparts). That’s why it’s so

Start Them On STEM In Preschool & Ensure Their Success. FREE PDF

How do you get preschoolers on the path to great success and achievement? Talk, Read and Sing about STEM! The following tips for parents, preschool teachers & providers.From birth, children are curious. You can build on that natural curiosity by developing their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).Use this FREE PDF on introducing STEM learning to preschoolers so you can create daily routines that build on skills and concepts in math and science.Click the link below to

Founder of "STEM From Dance" uses Beyonce’ songs & choreography to teach Black girls software programming & electrical engineering

At the STEM from Dance summer camp, called Girls Rise Up, Yamilée Toussaint Beach and other instructors teach software programming and electrical engineering principles along with choreography and dance. Yamilée Toussaint Beach is easily described as a polymath. Growing up on Long Island, she excelled in math and science in school, and after class dedicated herself to jazz, ballet, and modern dance. “Pursuing engineering was just as possible for me as becoming a dancer or a writer or anything in

How Adults Can Create A Lifetime Habit Of Reading!

Somewhere after “lose weight”, “stop procrastinating”, and “fall in love”, “read more” is one of the top goals that many people set for themselves. And rightly so: A good book can be hugely satisfying, can teach you about things beyond your daily horizons, and can create characters so vivid you feel as if you really know them.If reading is a habit you’d like to get into, there are a number of ways to cultivate it.First, realize that reading is highly enjoyable, if you have a good book. If you

National Society of Black Engineers at UCSB Provides Black S.T.E.M. Students “Encouragement” and “Knowledge”

NSBE-UCSB aims to encourage and help Black engineers and scientists “excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.”UC Santa Barbara’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers provides a space for Black students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics to convene and support one another.Founded in the 1970s, the National Society of Black Engineers at UCSB (NSBE-UCSB) is a student organization under the Mathematics, Engineering, Science