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Build Your Resume at Global Innovation Field Trip

Build your resume and share your work with the world in the Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT)! WHAT IS GIFT?  Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) is a 24-hour live online event where students in grades K to 12 give 10 minute presentations about anything they have done involving innovation, invention, and creativity. GIFT’s are held […]

Step by Step Guide to CTE Grants
Perkins Funding 101 Did you know that $1.3 BILLION is available each year to support your career and technical education (CTE) program? It’s true, and it’s available through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (or Perkins for short). The Perkins program is run through the US Department of Education, and funding is [...]
Classroom Makerspace In-A-Box, literally!
The Makerspace movement has been gaining much traction over the past few years, popping up within schools, libraries, and other programs throughout the country. After hearing the term in many places, I knew it had something to do with inventing and creating things, but I couldn't quite figure out what exactly a makerspace was. So [...]
How to Launch Your Career In STEAM
If you love the arts as much as you love STEM, then a career in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) is a perfect fit! One of the best ways to learn about STEAM careers and begin building your professional network is through conferences. And with the advent of virtual conferences, there are more [...]
Teaching STEM Remotely
As remote learning continues due to the Coronavirus pandemic, teaching practical subjects, such as science, is becoming challenging for educators. However, not being able to test, explore, and experiment firsthand has led to the inception of new teaching methods. Nonetheless, finding the best remote learning materials to facilitate remote work remains a big challenge for [...]
GEAR UP Students Discover STEM Careers
It's NCCEP Conference time, and I can't wait to meet you! To celebrate, I put together three exclusive offers to help your students discover STEM and explore related careers: WIN A FREE YEAR! With the Career In STEM Explorer Your GEAR UP Students Grades 6-10 Will Discover an Interesting STEM Career in 9 Seconds – GUARANTEED! Not only do I guarantee [...]
Cool Coding & Computer Science Resources for Teens
Cool Coding & Computer Science Resources for Teens Coding is the language of the 21st century. Even if you never go on to a career in IT, electrical engineering, or computer programming, everyone needs to know the basics. And don't just take my word for it! Hear what these famous people have to say about [...]
How to choose the best online STEM camp
Whether your traditional summer camp program was cancelled this year or you are looking for a fun online option, registration is now open for most STEM summer camps! As more and more providers turn to online options, it is important to know what to look for in choosing an online STEM summer camp. Here are [...]

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