Career In STEM

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STEM career exploration resources and curricula - developing the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators, today!
 
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Show your students how broad, diverse, and exciting the world of engineering is! With this simple yet visually appealing poster, students will learn about 24 different types of engineers, with a brief description of what each career in engineering
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The first step in helping students know what they want to be when they grow up is helping them find out what careers exist. This STEM Career Scavenger Hunt webquest is a fun, prep-free activity to help your students learn more about STEM career
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Explore STEM careers with an engaging and hilarious game! Based on the popular 'Taboo' game, students will take turns guessing various STEM careers - just don't say the hush words! Includes directions and 24 taboo cards (with three hush words each).
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Computer science is one of the fastest growing industries, with nearly 1 million new jobs being added by 2020. Expose your students to lucrative careers in computer science, while giving them the chance to try interactive activitiesdirectly
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In this activity, students act as a Crime Scene Investigator to solve a crime. A victim is suffering from blunt force trauma, and students must apply concepts related to MS-PS3-1 and HS-PS3-1 to solve the mystery! Purchase includes teacher summary
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In this Who Am I? guessing game, students describe the traits and characteristics of different STEM professionals to break the ice, introduce a new concept, or explore STEM careers. Any sized group can play — you are only limited by your own
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You just graduated college and have just landed your dream job! Your former high school teacher has invited you to give a presentation to her class about what you do in your career, and how you managed to achieve your dreams. This Virtual Tour
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Working as urban planners, students learn about balancing human needs with environmental impacts using a fun and interactive game. There are many energy sources and ways to generate electricity, so which one is best? As urban planner, you choose!
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40 Career Information sheets to help your students learn more about lucrative STEM careers! Each career is specifically chosen and aligned with middle and high school Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs) of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
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Are you looking for easy ways to make your NGSS lessons more relevant and engaging while developing the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators? Explore 40 lucrative STEM careers throughout an entire school year, all specifically chosen and
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Would you still be able to 'feel' objects if you did not have hands? In this lesson, students rotate through stations to explore the sense of touch. Students then apply concepts supporting MS-LS1-8 and HS-LS1-2 to determine how a biomedical engineer
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What can you do with coding? This poster represents more than 10 different ways that coding can be used. Infographic features kid-friendly uses for computer programming and coding. Perfect for any computer science class, technology course, or any
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Laugh out loud with your students while exploring STEM careers! Bundle includes a fun and lively assortment of games for STEM career exploration. Featuring our Best Sellers, including: STEM Careers Who Am I? Game - reg $1 Engineering Bingo - reg
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Interested in incorporating phenomenon-based instruction but not sure where to start? This Phenomena Quick Start Guide for the NGSS is for you! Purchase includes a clear and concise one-pager chock-full of bite-sized linked resources to help you: -
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There will be one million new jobs in STEM within the next three years. Are your students prepared? With this fun introductory activity, students will explore STEM careers, and begin to connect STEM careers to their own lives, interests, and goals.
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Did you know that 1.6 million people die annually from unclean drinking water? In this mini unit, students work to solve this world health crisis using STEM concepts of water filtration and treatment to solve 3rd world problems. In this mini unit,
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Aerospace engineers design and use satellites which orbit high above us in space. But how do they get there? Play this game to find out! Students will then discuss/research how satellites use Earth's gravity, create a model, and make connections to
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Use this game to introduce students to the wide variety of careers that exist within the field of engineering, or as an engaging review after learning about engineering careers. 24 different engineering careers! Includes teacher directions, fillable
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In this lesson students will act as animal scientists to research the bizarre Belgian Blue Cattle. Students will examine genetic factors influencing growth (NGSS standards MS-LS1-5 and HS-LS1-1) to determine how animal scientists have developed this
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How could water kill you? Using a series of clues, students act as forensic biochemists to discover the source of a deadly illness. After activity, students discuss: - If something like this were to happen today, how might a forensic biochemist be
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ashley Pereira is passionate and dedicated to STEM education, and has eight years experience as a STEM educator in varying capacities. From time as an inner-city middle and high school science teacher to curriculum and professional development, Ashley works with clients throughout the world and delights in sharing her passion and expertise to enhance STEM learning opportunities. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and enjoying time outdoors with her beautiful family. Follow on her blog at http://careerinstem.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

CareerInSTEM believes in the potential of each and every child and educator to become a powerful agent of change within their community. Good instruction meets students where they are, and guides them to where they need to be through passion, innovation, and unrelenting dedication. CareerInSTEM resources are designed to equip teachers with the tools necessary to promote a love of learning in the hearts of their students, inspiring the next generation of STEM leaders, creators, and innovators.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Ashley has made recognized contributions to the field of STEM education, including featured publications, academic papers, and presentations at local, state, and national conferences regarding her innovative approach to K-12 STEM career exploration and preparation.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

In addition to a budding professional career, Ashley's educational background is also deeply rooted in excellence in STEM education. She hold a BS degree from the University of Connecticut, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2010, earning a spot among the merely 25% of US female college graduates earning degrees in science. In 2012 she earned her MS degree in Secondary Education (Science Concentration) from Eastern Connecticut State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Through coursework at both universities, Ashley obtained the skills necessary to be a well-rounded 21st Century educator, such as the incorporation of technology into the classroom, science content knowledge, differentiation, inquiry-based learning, and standards-based lesson planning.

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