This Week in STEM – June 7th 2019

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer for Concept Schools, @DrChrisMurphy The Pitfalls of Data’s Gender Gap Without female data, everything from safety gear to urban design to Siri is biased toward men. The effects range from inconvenient to deadly Scientific American NASA scheduled the first all-female space walk for […]

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This Week in STEM: YouTube Roundup

At Concept Schools, we get a little bit excited about all things related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This week, we’ve got a handful of our favorite STEM-related content from our favorite YouTube channels!    What does traffic have to do with engineering?  A lot more than you might think! Transportation is a big […]

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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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Giving Tuesday: Giving back to your Community

As we gear up for the giving season, some of us are struggling to find the resources to give financially. The beauty of #GivingTuesday, though, is that it’s about so much more than donations. At Concept Central office, a group of us are in the process of planning a volunteer day. While we’re on the […]

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This Week in STEM: Virtual Reality

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 on what’s going on in STEM in the news. Each week we will share what we think is awesome and worth learning about. There are many more amazing things […]

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Food Science Everyone Loves (Chocolate)

In case you weren’t in the know, today is International Chocolate Day. Yes, we’re serious, and yes, it is a real day. To celebrate, we thought it was only appropriate to share our favorite facts and experiments about chocolate. You’re welcome, and happy Chocolate Day!  4 Chocolate Experiments You Can Do at Home or in […]

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Professional Development for STEM Educators

Are you trying to improve your Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teaching skills this year? Even if you’re not a STEM teacher, you can still learn how to connect your subject to STEM with some professional development opportunities. If you can’t go somewhere in person to attend a conference or workshop, you can seek […]

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