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There has recently been an emphasis on providing a solid educational foundation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in order to provide students with the building blocks to succeed in the 21st century workforce.

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Perspective | How inequities in computer science prompted three educators to innovate

This is the third piece in a week-long series of perspectives on innovative practices in North Carolina public schools. Follow...

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Promising Pages: Helping students become bookworms

On March 20, Promising Pages, a nonprofit organization that distributes books to underserved children, worked with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to...

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A little sunshine with the Hub Farm

On the first weekend of March, I found myself on a sunny Saturday surrounded by two troops of girls scouts...

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Classroom Central: Easing a burden on teachers through free supplies

In 2000, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce took more than 50 business leaders on a field trip of sorts. On...

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Preparing students for an ‘innovation economy’ with IBM and mindSpark Learning

What is the half-life of knowledge? Samuel Arbesman argues that facts change over time, and that half of what we...

 

NC STEM Center e-update: Looking for a STEM Job? Try NC STEM Center

Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is...

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Durham Tech and Duke Energy: Training the lineworkers of the future

Michael Stutts was 23 years old when he took a job as a lineworker at Duke Energy. More than two...

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Teaching outside the box in the outdoor classroom

Imagine yourself in a kindergarten classroom, staring outside the window into a small green space enclosed within the school. Not...

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Perspective | Friday Institute champions STEM

Welcome to our monthly feature on EducationNC called the NC STEM ScoreCard, written in partnership with the NC Science, Mathematics,...

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NC STEM Center e-update: Applications open for NC STEM Policy Fellowship

Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is...

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How the NC Teacher of the Year engages students in STEM

Mariah Morris, 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year, passionately addressed a crowd about the state of...

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NC STEM Center e-update: FIRST gets ready for March Madness of Engineering

Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is...