The American Rescue Plan and What It Includes

Posted by Richard Kingham on May 13, 2021

Introduction

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Topics: math, distance learning, equity

How Schools Will Spend HR 133 and ARP Funding

Posted by Richard Kingham on May 13, 2021

Introduction

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Topics: math, distance learning, equity

Announcing our STEMscopes Coding Contest Winners

Posted by Merritt Moses on May 10, 2021

This month we celebrated two special holidays, Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Day. We invited students and teachers across the country to participate in a contest where students could code a virtual greeting card to honor their mothers, teachers, and caregivers. 

Of all the amazing virtual cards we received throughout the contest, the coded cards below were especially impressive, so we want to show off these students’ hard work! Scroll down to check out our contest winners and see what some very talented students were able to code with STEMscopes Coding!

See our winning cards:

For more information visit https://info.stemscopes.com/stem-resources

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Topics: science, distance learning, "STEM", "remote learning", coding

Utilizing Scaffolding in your Classroom to Address Learning Loss

Posted by Richard Kingham on April 14, 2021

Imagine two classroom scenarios. In the first scenario, a teacher gives a 15-minute lecture on multiplying fractions and then, without asking if they have questions, gives students a worksheet to complete. In the second scenario, a different teacher introduces the same topic by reviewing relevant vocabulary, using visual aids, and leaving plenty of time for questions and discussion. 

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Topics: distance learning

Understanding HR133

Posted by Richard Kingham on April 05, 2021

The effects of the pandemic have left almost no one untouched, and education is one area in particular that has experienced tremendous hardship. In December 2020, the former administration signed into effect a $900 billion stimulus package that includes section H.R. 133, which provides $70 billion to help public and private schools recover from the pandemic. This bill is of paramount importance for anybody with skin in the education game (which is all of us), so we’ve provided an overview of how H.R. 133 works.

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Topics: science, math, distance learning, "remote learning"