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STEM in the Real World

How can we get our students to be “Real World” problem solvers? STEM in the Real World is a regular part of life at Tri-Central Elementary! It’s amazing to see so much creativity, collaboration and problem-solving skills.

Close-up of high school girl conducting science experiment

Who lectured to Isaac Newton?

In June of 2022, Indiana adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Some may question why such a change was necessary. In this blog, Dr. Stacy Hootman speaks from her own experience as both a science student and a science teacher. She describes the Three Dimensions of the NGSS, where teachers can turn for resources on both a national and state level, and why this change is necessary for Indiana.