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Computer Science Activities for Middle School
Computer science careers are in high demand, offering lucrative opportunities across the education spectrum. From high school diploma to PhD, there’s something for everyone! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations”. [...]
Best STEM Gifts 2021
2021 is the perfect year to give a STEM related gift, as distance learning has ushered in a new generation of tech-savvy kids. We here at Career In STEM® believe that STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – is a mindset. And to be successful in our rapidly advancing world, we need kids who [...]
Fun STEM Activities for Halloween and Thanksgiving
These fall holiday activities will have you building skeletons, chucking pumpkins, exploring careers, and more! With Halloween and Thanksgiving seasons upon us, celebrate with the best STEM resources for home or classroom. Your students will be smiling, laughing, and learning along the way as they complete exciting activities paired with STEM careers. Check out what [...]
STEM Halloween Costumes!
Halloween is coming up fast! With the season of candy and costumes nearly upon us, the time has come to start preparing outfits for trick-of-treating! But what if you wanted to inject a bit of education into your kids’ Halloween ensemble? Turn costume shopping into a moment of learning? Here are five great STEM costumes [...]
Top 10 Halloween STEM Activities
Halloween is almost upon us! As the day draws nearer, you are likely looking for quick and easy ways to incorporate Halloween and STEM activities in your classroom. Here are our Top 10 Halloween STEM Activities: 1. Halloween STEM Careers Webquest Looking to incorporate career exploration into your Halloween themed STEM activities? This Webquest is [...]
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 [...]

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