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Six Characteristics of Great STEM Lesson

A great outline of how to prepare the perfect STEM lesson for your classroom.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on May 03, 2015

Teach Iowa Scholars Program

The Teach Iowa Scholar Program provides qualified first-year Iowa teachers with awards of up to $4,000 a year, for a maximum of five years, for teaching in Iowa schools in designated shortage areas.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on May 05, 2015

A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

Keep in mind that STEM careers can be mistakenly thought of as boring or not feminine or female-friendly. It's important to expose girls to as much as possible. This list breaks down activities and resources by age, targeted at bringing more girls into the world of STEM.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources | Parent Resources | Parents Updated on May 18, 2015

Ten most popular free online courses of 2014

Class Central list the top ten most popular online courses of 2014 that you can take for free.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources | School | Parent Resources | Students | Parents Updated on Jun 18, 2015

Best Online Colleges in Iowa

We looked at the stats of these twenty schools in terms of the success of their graduates, services that are available to online students, and reputation. We analyzed these numbers in the context of the Best Schools methodology and identified the strongest performers in the state of Iowa.

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Tagged as Teachers | Colleges | Educators | Educational Resources | Schools | Students | Parents Updated on Jul 09, 2015

Financial Aid Guide for Online Students

The growth of online programs means that students have plenty of options to get an education that is within their financial reach. For online students, a public school in their home state — or one that offers in-state tuition to all students — will be the most affordable option.

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Tagged as Teachers | Colleges | Educators | Schools | Students | Parents Updated on Jul 09, 2015

Online Computer Engineering Degrees

Whatever computer engineering degree they choose, students have three different learning modes to explore. Campus-based programs require students to spend a majority of their “learning hours” in the classroom working with peers and professors. Online programs use a completely remote model in which assignments can be submitted over the web. Students interact with others through chat platforms and converse with professors via email. Hybrid programs serve as the third option. They incorporate web-based coursework with campus-based elements such as lab activities.

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Tagged as Teachers | Colleges | Educators | Educational Resources | Schools | Parent Resources | Students | Parents Updated on Jan 08, 2016

CyberDegrees.org

Like it or tolerate it, a life spent defending the digital world from cyber attacks begins with a degree. In addition to creating a guide to choosing a cyber security degree, we’ve scoured the country for reputable programs.

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Tagged as Teachers | Colleges | Community Colleges | Students | Parents Updated on Feb 10, 2016