The Official STEMscopes Blog

Increasing Science Understanding Outside of the Classroom

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on February 02, 2018


Figuring out the mechanics behind the bottle-rocket, testing the solutions that made a volcano erupt, and exploring entomology through various bug collections were just some of the top science exploration activities many can recall growing up and they all have had a profound impact on science understanding. These three staple activities, however, are not the only ways that students have access to real-world experiments during the new age of 21st Century classrooms and advanced technology. 

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Topics: Teacher Tips, high school, STEMscopes, PreK & Kindergarten, Middle School, Hands-on lessons

5 Innovative Teaching Trends Catching Hold This Year

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on September 29, 2017


Education has continued to evolve in 2017 as the focus remains on areas such as classroom environment and individualized learning technology. Keeping up with new trends can be a full-time job. Here are some of the more exciting ideas that are emerging trends this year. 

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Topics: Teacher Tips, STEMscopes

STEM— A Rebranded Idea of the Past

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on September 05, 2017


STEM has become a well-known term in education for covering the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Where does this acronym come from and what led to its integration into education?

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Topics: Teacher Tips, STEMscopes, STEM Ed News

20 Updates to the STEMscopes Curriculum to Help You with a New School Year

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on August 21, 2017


It's that time of year again—the summer is gone and if you are like many districts across the nation, you are tearfully but excitedly entering a new school year. As you enjoyed your time off, and also prepped for back-to-school, STEMscopes was right there along side you ensuring that the curriculum was updated and ready-to-go for the hectic time. Here are some of the best summer updates:

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Topics: New Features, STEMscopes

12 More Features, Updates, and Enhancements to Make Your Life Easier

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on June 23, 2017


Back in  January of this year, STEMscopes released word of new features that went into the STEMscopes curriculum—and now we are back with more! STEMscopes users are always enjoying updates, thanks to the feedback that they provide. In this round of updates, users will get to experience many accessibility and functionalitiy features with the user interface. 

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Topics: New Features, STEMscopes