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STEM Apps to use in the Classroom

If you are looking for apps that can help you incorporate the STEM concepts into your classroom, try some of these. D. Bones, iPhone/iPad, Android $1.99 This app helps children learn the skeletal system in an engaging. It is divided into three sections–a puzzle, a quiz, and text to give users information and basic descriptions of the bones. Codecademy: Hour of ... Read More »

STEM Project Matching Grants up to $75,000

Duke Energy Foundation recently announced a $75,000 matching gift to DonorsChoose.org to assist teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).According to program guidelines, public school teachers can submit STEM project proposals to www.DonorsChoose.org/teachers. When 50 percent of a project’s request is funded through citizen donations, Duke Energy will contribute the remaining 50 percent for teachers in the company’s North ... Read More »

Newton-Conover 8th Graders Attend STEM Tour

Newton-Conover Middle School eighth-graders along with their principal, teachers, and other staff, attended an Extreme STEM Tour on November 14.  STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  The tour, coordinated by Tracy Hall, Catawba Valley Community College, and the Education Matters initiative, is an opportunity for students to visit businesses and industry that are rich ... Read More »

Free K-8 STEM Live Video Course Extensions for Science Through NCSSM

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Take advantage of these STEM Enrichment sessions that enhance core instruction for elementary and middle school students as well as provide instruction for teachers in “hard to teach” concepts. Instruction is aligned with the competencies and objectives outlined nationally and by the state of North Carolina. NCSSM offers both live interactive programming and do-it-yourself lessons. Live sessions are scheduled interactive ... Read More »