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Fall Catalog Sneak Peek

In January we hosted our 16th annual Early Literacy Summit at Rice University. With 400 attendees and more than two dozen sessions to choose from, participants were treated to a full day of learning about the most recent trends and … Continue reading

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The Art of STEAM

“As a chemist, I agree that remaining competitive in the sciences is a critical issue. But as an instructor, I also think that if American STEM grads are going to lead the world in innovation, then their science education cannot … Continue reading

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Building STEAM

STEAM – Teaching The STEM Disciplines Through Art “Across the country, teachers and administrators are coming to a similar conclusion: art informs science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and vice versa. Consequently, they are pioneering new methods of teaching that … Continue reading

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STEM + Art = STEAM

As educators, we often hear the term “STEM” referenced in professional development settings, curriculum programs and in educational news. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – four studies that drive learning and improvements in the classroom and beyond.  … Continue reading

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SLC’s Favorite Poetry Books

Did you know April is National Poetry Month? Poetry is an often overlooked literary form in the classroom. What better reason to incorporate such an exceptional type of literacy into the classroom than an entire month devoted to its presence? … Continue reading

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