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Top 10 STEM Resources

  
  
  
  
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Today's guest blog post comes from CK-12 userSandra Miller. Sandra is freelance short story author and graduate of Literature from NYU, where she wrote for the students journal and tutored students in writing. She recommends authors use professional editing services Help.Plagtracker. Now she is writing her first YA novel.

In this article, I will present you the top ten STEM resources for preK-12.

Curriculum Resources

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Tutorial Tuesday: How to Assign Assignments on CK-12

  
  
  
  
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Are you tired of lugging piles of papers home at night to grade? What would you do with your free time if it wasn't filled with scoring assignments?

CK-12 recently announced a brand new feature to the CK-12 STEM toolkit that promises to make grading easier than ever!

Whether you'd like your students to review a concept recently taught in class or take a stab at something brand new to them, CK-12 assignments are the way to go.

Using CK-12 Assignments you can easily choose one or more concepts you'd like your students to practice and assign them with just a few clicks. The system will generate a list of questions for you and send the assignment to your students' CK-12 dashboard.

Your Weekly Education Content Kit: September 27th

  
  
  
  
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Every Friday, those of us here at CK-12 Foundation like to recap what happened in the world of STEM education during the busy week. This week, we're digging some awesome news and finds in the world of science.

Here are just a few things we came across that are worth mentioning. We hope you enjoy them!

Win a Class Set of Devices - CK-12's Get Real Competition is Back!

  
  
  
  
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It's back! The CK-12 Get Real Competition is back for its second spin at inspiring creativity and STEM learning in middle and high school students!

The Get Real Competition is a student competition where middle school and high school students are invited to show their creativity in learning K-12 science and math concepts while challenging their own learning.

This competition calls for students to put on their thinking caps, get creative, and create practical examples of STEM concepts in the real worldNow is the time to think of how those science and math concepts you're learning in class apply to the real world!

Kristan takes CK-12 FlexBooks to Africa

  
  
  
  
Kristen Bakker CK-12

Today's post comes to us from Kristan Bakker. Kristan is presently a consultant in sustainable international development specializing in education, empowerment of girls, and prevention of violence of against women and girls. Kristan has worked on access to educational resources and technology in schools in South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania. She lives in Deerfield, Massachusetts.

This post is a collection of serveral journal entries from Kristan's trip to Africa.

Kristan's Project

I am committed to providing access to quality education to marginalized children in the developing world because access to such education can have far reaching effects enabling students to be innovators, job creators, managers, and leaders in their country.  Education for girls especially has been shown to delay early marriage, teenage pregnancy, and increase women’s participation in the formal workforce.  Once employed, women have fewer children and invest their income in the family which means better nutrition, housing, and education for their children. In essence, I see education as key to ending poverty.

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Your Weekly Education Content Kit: September 13th

  
  
  
  
Get Real STEM Competition

It's Friday! Woo! That means it's time for those of us here at CK-12 to recap the happenings in the world of STEM and CK-12!

It was a super busy week here at CK-12 so we have a lot to share! Read on for more!

3 Brand New Features on Your CK-12!

  
  
  
  
STEM at CK-12

Today's blog post comes to us from CK-12 Product Manager, Briggs Subramaniam.

It’s that time of the school year... It’s Back to School time and we at CK-12 are super excited for the upcoming year!

This summer, our Palo Alto office was a packed house, all with the goal of improving CK-12 for people like you. We have been busy creating new STEM content and building awesome new features for you to use both in the classroom and at home.

We love making your experience on
CK-12 richer. Whether you're running a blended classroomm, want to track your progress, or just want to practice - Say hello to your new features!
 

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Your Weekly Education Content Kit: September 6th

  
  
  
  
STEM learning

Friday has finally arrived! Wooo! We know it's been a busy few weeks with back to school and we completely understand if you haven't kept up with the happenings in STEM education. That's why those of us here, at CK-12 Foundation, like to do this Friday wrapups of STEM and general education news.

Let us bring you up to speed on some STEM education tidbits that we found interesting this week...

Tutorial Tuesday: Find STEM Content at CK-12

  
  
  
  
STEM resolutions

Welcome to CK-12! Let's take a minute to set a new school year resolution...

What do you want to do better? Incorporate more hands-on activities? Engage your students better? Teach the same topic using different modalities to reach the different types of learners in your class? Maybe your resolution is simply to save more time in your lesson planning. Do you have a specific resolution in mind? 

This school year, regardless of what your resolution is, we bet CK-12 can help!

Your Weekly Education Content Kit: August 30th

  
  
  
  
STEM on labor day

Happy Friday! We know most of you are probably well on your way to an exciting or relaxing long Labor Day weekend. For those of you who are still in school mode or are looking for a quick wrapup, the CK-12 team is here for you!

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