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Sara Ferguson
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Looking Forward
As I
leave this conference, and another few weeks of engaging discussions, I am
looking toward September and a class of students in Grade 6/7.   What have I learned (or been reminded of) that
will impact them?   What might that look
like?     Encourage ever...
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Women and Girls in STEM
A big
theme at this year’s STEM Ed conference was Girls and Women in STEM, because
that pipeline is leaking way more females than males.   Dr.
Elizabeth Croft of UBC, the final keynote speaker of the conference did a
fabulous presentation on the next genera...
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Talking about STEM Education
So STEM Education is great.  Obviously. 
We just need how to teach it really well because we need the future
generation to be super-STEMers so they can solve the world’s problems.  Right?  Well, maybe not.  Hidden amongst all of the presentations on
how to ...
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How to Improve STEM Education
To begin with, one needs to know that STEM
stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.   It is an acronym used in industry and by
educators and policy makers, who in recent years have called for initiatives to
increase the presence of STEM...
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STEM Ed 2014 - The 3rd International Conference on STEM in Education.
stem2014.ubc.ca STEM in Education is
a bi-annual conference meant to provide a chance for educators and researchers
from a variety of institutions and industries “to share and discuss their
innovative practices and research initiatives that may advance STEM...
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Your Chinese-to-English translator gave you WHAT word?
I have to get some bloodwork done, and have been coordinating with my insurance company (to ensure that it's covered and I don't have to pay up front).  I recieved this email this afternoon: About your bloodtest: 1.         The Dalian University Second Hosp...
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Christmas, a corporate, sometimes scary affair
The decorations are up at the mall, and they are scary!   First, Santa's village.  It's really just a ginomous Coke advertisment.  I know Coke does Christmas ads in North America too...but this is over the top. And if this wasn't bad enough...it gets creepi...
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