Newton-Conover City Schools receives $20,000 Gizmos Science Success Grant as one of 50 sites selected nationwide. The grant provides up to 20 science teachers with a 12-month ExploreLearning Gizmos subscription, the world’s largest library of online science simulations and math manipulations for grades 3-12. Gizmos help students develop a deep understanding of challenging concepts through active inquiry and exploration, and are correlated to the state standards, and over 300 textbooks. The grant provides three days of on-site professional development to help integrate Gizmos into the STEM curriculum and promote conceptual understanding. Each school received a Gizmos Science Success Banner for their school to proudly display. We would like to thank ExploreLearning for their dedication to helping create an instructional method to help teacher effectiveness in STEM classrooms.