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STEM Student Reporting Labs: The path to discovery

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In this lesson plan, learn about the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs’ series, “STEM: How We Achieve Our Goals,” which focuses on researchers who make their ideas a reality. Continue reading

What opportunity looks like for these three teens: Trades, dance and service

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to explore the video series, “Opportunity in America” by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, about teenagers who share their dreams, expectations and the barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals. Continue reading

What does opportunity look like? Student journalists explore pipeline jobs in West Virginia

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Essential question: How have energy projects like the gas pipeline impacted young people in West Virginia? Find out with this NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

12 news stories that make STEM meaningful for students

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Texas teachers swung into action this week during NewsHour Extra’s workshop, “How to make STEM meaningful through current events” at Texas A&M’s K12 Summer Institute in Kerryville, Texas. Check out the resources they created here! Continue reading

Why one-size schooling may not work for all students

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Career and technical education, or CTE programs, allow high school students to gain technical skills in a variety of career fields, but some educators disagree with vocational education replacing traditional schooling. Continue reading

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