With STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) continuing to trend at the forefront of K-12 education, it’s important that all educators are doing their part in preparing their students to excel in STEM learning. To that end, Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) has published “The Big Guide to STEM: Volume No. 2,” an updated version of its popular STEM guide from 2017. The new guide offers a fresh take on STEM education with tips and resources to guide teachers as they integrate STEM into their curriculum.
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“STEM careers are growing faster than other disciplines, and with an estimated 2.8 million STEM jobs sitting unfilled at the end of 2018, a new generation is needed to supply future positions,” said Lori Page, Boxlight’s Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications. “We’ve updated this guide sharing valuable knowledge from educators who have first-hand experience with STEM education which has helped them to collect the most beneficial resources and techniques that work in real classrooms. With the improved information in this guide, any educator can begin to establish STEM initiatives in their classroom and lead their students into competitive colleges and careers in the future.”
Available at no charge, the comprehensive guide explains why STEM is critical for today’s students and shares how to incorporate STEM learning into the classroom. Embedded links throughout the guide give readers easy access to resources and supplementary information. New additions to the guide include a top 10 resources for robotics and coding, a top 10 resources on space, and refreshed statistics and top 10 best of lists throughout. Additionally, the guide includes new articles on robotics and how to take STEM lessons beyond the usual subject matter.
Elementary school principal Kelly Bielefeld, teacher Kristy Nerstheimer, assistant high school principal Travis Rink, award-winning high school science teacher Denise Scribner, edtech specialist Lynn Erickson, and Boxlight VP of STEM Education Stephen Barker contributed to the guide. These educators and STEM experts all brought their unique ideas and perspectives to the guide, making the STEM guide useful for educators at all levels. Each has included contact information so that readers can ask for more information or ideas via Twitter or email.
To download a copy of the free guide, educators can go to https://news.mimio.boxlight.com/stem-guide.
About Boxlight Corporation: Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global learning market. The company aims to improve learning and engagement in classrooms and to help educators enhance student outcomes by developing the products they need. The company develops, sells, and services its integrated, interactive solution suite including software, classroom technologies, and professional development and support services. For more information about the Boxlight story, visit http://www.boxlight.com.
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