The Scope, the Official STEMscopes Blog

Top 10 Ways to Thank a Teacher this Week

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on May 08, 2018

Another Teacher Appreciation Week is upon us and the STEMscopes team is excited to have so many teachers and former teachers in house at the corporate office to celebrate the event. Every year we celebrate, but it seems this time the magnifying glass on educators is more evident than ever before as the fight for increased pay and better facilities is seen in some states across the nation. 

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Topics: STEM Ed News

How STEM Education Differs from Science Education Instruction

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on April 20, 2018


If you are a teacher in the 21st Century, then you know that the education landscape has changed quite significantly in the last two decades. The differences between traditional science education as we once knew it and STEM education has been the subject of much debate, but one thing that we cannot deny is that the buzz around STEM continues to be a leading topic in education circles and politics. 

What is the difference between science education and STEM education, though, and what do first-year teachers need to know coming into a science classroom?

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Topics: Teacher Tips, STEM Ed News