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Gearing up for STEAM at Montgomery College

I am super excited about the increasing support I am receiving to pursue STEAM initiatives. My colleague and […]

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Attend a Theater Event (with music!) on STEM issues!

STEAM Events in the Washington D.C. Region Cultural Programs of the NAS is collaborating with The New Theater […]

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Collaborations make the world go ’round!

  Multi-ethnic businesspeople at meeting. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/154_2896125/1/154_2896125/cite. Accessed 7 Oct […]

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For this Academic Year, consider teaching students HOW to learn

At our college, a 2-yr community college outside of Washington D.C., our students often come to college classes […]

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Hints for the new semester: Teach Students How to Learn

Welcome to another academic year! I teach at a large 2-year community college outside of Washington D.C. I […]

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STEAM is billowing!

Greetings from Chicago, where I am at the SSI2016 conference. What is SSI? It stands for SENCER Summer […]

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Scientists and Artists: More Alike than Different

I don’t do science. I’m an English major. I like art. Science is too hard. Heard these things […]

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WELCOME to the NVCC STEAM Blog!

STEM to STEAM: Where is it happening? What is it?  Hi! Welcome to Northern Virginia Community College’s STEAM forum. […]

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