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6 Fun, Stress-Free STEM Projects for Teachers

Whether you’re a seasoned educator or newbie teacher, you’ve likely come to an undeniable truth concerning your curriculum: STEM-related lessons and projects are paramount to student engagement and success in the classroom.  STEM—where knowledge about science, technology, engineering, and math [...]

Project-Based Learning: PBL Approach & Outcomes

Can adopting a project-based learning approach affect student outcomes? A research piece by Digital Promise Introduction on Project-Based Learning (PBL) In the early 20th century, education pioneers such as John Dewey advocated for active, experiential approaches that placed students at [...]

Learning About Logic Gates In Minecraft

The game of Minecraft has been exerting an irresistible pull on young players for nearly a decade now. Naturally, as parents we think “something this much fun can’t possibly be good for my kids!” We, and many other educators worldwide, [...]