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The Secret Sauce in Our Science Kits: Creating Win-Win Solutions for Teachers and School Districts (part 2)

As with any good recipe for success, there are always a few hurdles to jump. When asked about the challenges...
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Unlocking Young Minds: Giving K-5 Science Students a Jump Start on STEM Careers (part 3)

Welcome to the final part of our three-part blog series on introducing K-5 science students to the exciting fields of...
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Building Science Kits with Heart and Soul: Innovation and Student Empowerment Through Hands-On Learning (part 1)

"Every book we ship, every kit we ship, every Professional Learning we conduct, offers opportunity. Opportunity for the teacher to...
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Unlocking Young Minds: How to Teach Engineering to K-5 Students and Make It Stick! (part 2)

We're excited to back with part two of our three-part series on Elementary STEM education! In part one of this...
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Case Study: Igniting a Science Education Transformation in Ascension Parish School District with IQWST and OpenSciEd

New Case Study featuring Ascension Parish Schools Challenge: Ascension Parish Schools needed to overcome pandemic-induced learning loss and improve student...
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What is Phenomena-Based Learning and How Does it Engage Students?

Quick Take: Phenomena-based learning can help students develop important 21st century skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and collaboration....
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Big News for OpenSciEd! OpenSciEd Middle School Earns an “All-Green” Rating by EdReports

Quick Take: We're excited to share the big announcement that the OpenSciEd Middle School science program has earned a rare "All-Green"...
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Ready to Embrace the Future? Join Us at These Science Teacher Conferences Q1 2023!

Supporting Science Teachers in a Time of Transformation 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for science educators...
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Culturally Responsive Science Curriculum: the Key to Unlocking Student Potential

A Better Way to Teach Science and Facilitate Deeper Learning with Culturally Responsive Science Curriculum "Being culturally responsive is being...
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