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Mar 5, 2020

Disease ecologist Kaylee Arnold shares with us her research on kissing bugs, particularly how their gut bacteria and environments impact the transmission of Chagas disease. We also hear why learning through application and research has been so important to her, and how the #BlackandSTEM hashtag has helped her find a...

Feb 20, 2020

Meet executive director of Stem 4 Real, Dr. Leena Bakshi. She shares with us the growth of Stem 4 Real and the important services they provide,
“we realized also that in order for us to really be part of a movement, we wanted to take on professional learning, teacher training school systems, and really look at it in...

Feb 13, 2020

Meet Steve Addison, a K-6 science specialist at an elementary school, who's done various workshops with American Modeling Teachers Association and ACS. Steve is here to share his experiences and strategies about guiding students to make their thinking visible. He’s looking to see how students can perform or do science...

Feb 6, 2020

Have you been thinking of incorporating more engineering in your lesson plans--but not sure where to even begin? You’ll love today’s episode with Beth Topinka. She specifically talks about a 5th grade and a 3rd grade engineering project she does with her students. Lots of inspiration here!

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Jan 30, 2020

Join our guest today, Spencer Martin, as he candidly shares his NGSS journey from having just a cursory review of NGSS in Texas to 3 years later in Kansas where he is currently a science curriculum instructional coach. Lots of insight on strategies that work (and don’t work) when beginning...