STEM clubs are sprouting up in schools across the
nation, cultivating curiosity about STEM subjects and building a pipeline of much
needed future professionals. These clubs appeal to a wide array of students and
are a great way to develop teamwork, leadership, and other life skills.
LaMar Queen, a teacher at the Los Angeles Academy,
has boosted his eighth-graders' math grades through his use of rap music -- which he writes and performs -- to
help them learn the rules of algebra.
More than 300 engineering educators from across the
country attended ASEE's seventh annual Workshop on K-12 Engineering Education in Louisville,
Ky, on July 19, enjoying workshops, lectures, and demonstrations. Take a look at our slideshow of
the hands-on fun, downloadable pdfs of the
presentations, and a recap of the issues
discussed at the morning panel and focus groups.
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In May, we asked for feedback on our first year of
the eGFI website and newsletters. The thoughtful insights we received from 400
educators will help us make eGFI even more helpful and appealing.
As promised, we entered all respondents' names
into a drawing for five $25 Amazon gift cards. Congratulations to our lucky winners:
Mary F. Carr, 6-8th grade math, K.D. Waldo Middle School,
Aurora, Illinois; Rocklin Cavendar, 6-8th grade technology, Merrimack
Valley Middle School, Penacook, N.H.; Kellye Marshall, first-grade
Gifted and Talented, Dunbar Primary School, Lufkin, TX; Bruce Wellman,
10th grade aerospace and engineering Chemistry and 12th grade
engineering design, Olathe Northwest High School, Olathe, KS; and a
9-12th grade engineering and technology teacher from Monticello High
School, Monticello, N.Y.