This Week in STEM: Remembering Oppy

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We always keep an eye out for what’s going on in STEM in the news. Each week we will share what we think is awesome and worth learning about. We can’t share all of the […]

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Catch up on Season 1 of Math with Ayhan

And they’re off! The online round of MathCON is up and running, so whether you’re preparing to take the test or if you’re getting ready for finals, make sure you check out Math with Ayhan! Here are a handful of our favorite episodes from season 1.  Least Common Multiples The Halloween Teaser Arithmetic & Geometric […]

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Celebrating National School Choice Week

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer For 20 years, Concept Schools has been a part of the school choice movement, bringing the opportunity of a high-quality STEM-focused and college-preparatory education to families that otherwise may not have access.   Be it traditional public, charter, magnet, private schools, online academies, […]

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This Week in STEM: One Giant Leaf for Mankind

Happy Thursday, everyone, and welcome to yet another edition of This Week in STEM. This week we’ve got three stories for you to get excited about. So scroll through, watch a cool video, and enjoy your weekly dose of STEM news.  This neuroscientist has pinned down memories in brain cells  And he’s implanting memories into […]

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This Week in STEM: Three Women Leading the way in STEM

As the U.S. midterm elections come to a close, it’s exciting to see that 9 new scientists were elected to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist. Also, a record number of women will serve in Congress with still a handful of elections to be determined. In celebration of the diversity that makes our world […]

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Student Mental Health Needs to be a School Priority

Story Contributed by Christopher Murphy, Ed.D The rise of mental-health needs across the country puts principals in a position of making its support a priority. Whether the increase of our collective understanding of mental illness has caused the need for additional support or other biological or environmental causes at play are increasing the number of […]

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