Teacher Writer Spotlight: Bonnie Smith

No task is too complex or unfamiliar for Bonnie Smith, who joined our team of STEMscopes Science teacher writers at the start...


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Celebrating the teachers that make it possible: Nicole Blakeslee
Part of what makes STEMscopes a success is the amazing team of teachers that contribute their knowledge and expertise to help...

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Science Teacher Writer Highlight: Lindsay Van Wyk

Overnight, COVID-19 created a demand for flexible lessons that can be taught virtually. Teachers everywhere are now being...


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World Oceans Day: 5 Ways to Take Action

Did you know that oceans make up 71% of Earth’s surface? Or that oceans contain 99% of Earth’s area that can be inhabited by...


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5 Ways to Boost Student Engagement while Teaching Remotely

Distance learning brings with it many adjustments, from settling into an at-home work environment and keeping kiddos occupied...


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Science Learning at Home: K-5 STEM Activity Pack

We’re all in a strange place of uncertainty right now due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Schools have shut down, parents must...


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The Ultimate Guide to Teaching with Mathematical Discourse | Part 2

Last week, we discussed the “what” and “why” of using intentional discourse in the math instruction. Now, we’ll provide you...


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The Ultimate Guide to Teaching with Mathematical Discourse | Part 1

Math education means flipping flashcards, regurgitating formulas, powering through endless worksheets, and a whole lot of...


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6 Take-Home Activities to Engage Your Student in STEM Over Winter Break

While winter break is a special time to spend with family, friends, and plenty of food, it doesn’t necessarily mean that your...


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