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Educator Resources

What does STEM look like?

Think you might want to inspire your students and empower our future workforce? Start by exploring the wide range of resources for STEM education to help you reach your goal. Take these self-assessments to learn how to grow your STEM program and get assistance. Louisiana Science Teachers Association. Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics.

Edutopia A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future
A comprehensive website and online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education.
NCSMT What does a quality STEM school or program look like?
A non-profit organization focused on improving education as a means of providing all students in North Carolina with the knowledge and skills to have successful careers, be good citizens, and advance the economy of the state.
EIE Compendium of K12 Best Practices in STEM Education
Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) is a project of the National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) at the Museum of Science, Boston. We address America’s pressing need for effective STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.
MiddleWeb STEM by Design
Providing resources for teachers, school leaders, parents and others interested in the success of young adolescents.
BIE Logo Project-Based Learning: Buck Institute
Our highest priority is to help teachers prepare students for successful lives. We do this by showing teachers how to use Project Based Learning in all grade levels and subject areas.


Professional Development

Click 2 Science Click 2 Science
An interactive, professional development site for trainers, coaches, site directors and frontline staff/volunteers working in out-of-school time STEM programs, serving children and youth.
Teaching Tolerance STEM & Diversity
Our mission is to reduce prejudice, improve intergroup relations and support equitable school experiences for our nation’s children. We believe that schools must educate all students for full participation in a diverse democracy.
Discovery Diversity Education
The global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind.
DiscoverE Logo Discover Engineering
Helps to unite, mobilize, and support the engineering and technology volunteer communities.
National Science Foundation NSF Resources in STEM Education
NSF research and development projects have produced a rich array of principles, materials, and practitioner insights that are helpful guides to improved preparation and professional development of STEM teachers.
STEM Jobs Essential Guide to Project-Based Learning
STEM Jobs provides teachers, counselors, and administrators in over 20,000 schools across the country with the tools and resources to quickly and easily implement a cutting edge STEM program that will engage and inspire students with key skills they need to aspire toward and pursue high growth STEM jobs.

Lesson Resources

PBS Learning Media PBS STEM Education Resource Center
PBS LearningMedia provides PreK-12 educators with access to free digital content and professional development opportunities designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.
Try Engineering LogoTry Engineering Lessons Try Engineering
Students will find here descriptions of the lifestyles and experiences of engineers, and on the different disciplines within engineering.
Teach Engineering Teach Engineering
A collaborative project between faculty, students and teachers associated with five founding partner universities, with National Science Foundation funding.
IEEE IEEE Try Computing
IEEE offers resources to inform and engage pre-university students, their teachers, school counselors and parents about computing and associated careers.
egfi Engineer Your Path
eGFI is proudly brought to you by theAmerican Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). They are committed to promoting and enhancing efforts to improve K-12 STEM and engineering education. 
CIESE K-12 STEM Curricula
CIESE sponsors and designs multidisciplinary STEM curricula that educators throughout the world can use. These compelling lessons and projects promote problem-based learning, collaboration, higher order thinking skills, and critical analysis through the integration of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and other core subjects.
Teachers Try Science Teachers Try Science
Teachers TryScience is a web site for teachers. This site provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Common Sense Education Teacher Lesson Plans
Find Lesson Plans created by teachers like you! These innovative, tech-rich lesson plans combine great digital tools and inspiring teaching practices.
SciGirls Connect SciGirls Connect
An Emmy award-winning PBS Kids television show, website, and educational outreach program that draws on cutting-edge research about what engages girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning and careers.
SciGirls Connect Teacher Advisor with Watson
Teacher Advisor has been developed in partnership with teachers and education leaders. With their expertise, and with Watson's ability to learn and improve over time, Teacher Advisor will only get better.
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