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Project Based Learning

Every family has their own reasons for choosing to homeschool their children. For a lot of families, they choose homeschooling so that their children can have a more personalized education. Kids, like Logan Laplante, have removed themselves from public school in order to create curricula...

The guidelines for becoming a STEM teachers are usually not clear. There is no textbook for STEM. In order to educate yourself on STEM you may need resources. We put together a list of STEM resources that will help you become a more knowledgeable educator. Exploratorium This...

WAFB covered the story on a recent weather balloon launch. Elkhan Akhundov, a middle school teacher at Kenilworth Science and Technology in Louisiana, give his young scientists the opportunity to participate in a StratoStar weather balloonmission. The group’s main goal was to reach the edge...

Some students are given the gift of natural creative talent. The question is can students learn to be creative from the benefits of a project based curriculum.   Recent research suggest that the answer to this question is yes, if project based learning techniques are implemented...

The New York Film Academy’s Director of S.T.E.A.M. Education Initiatives, astrophysicist, and actor, Rajiv Uttamchandani helped conduct a weather balloon project in Los Angeles this past June. The launch was successful, detecting the climate change in the Southern California area over a period of time....

Previously we explored the Next Generation Science Standards and the pros that come with them. As a new set of standards for the STEM studies, the NGSS presents learning objectives and teaching approaches for reaching those objectives. However, does the NGSS only work to advance...

In a previous post, we talked about how STEM education fits the mold of today’s student and how, because of this, STEM education is often more effective than traditional teaching models for engaging students with the course material. Students today engage and interact with content...

StratoStar was invited to help Students and Teachers honor Astronaut Gus Grissom by launching a Scientific High-Altitude Balloon to the edge of space at the kick off of the Indiana Space Complex.  We will be sharing more about this event and the adventure later this...

In our last post "Five Reasons FOR the Flipped Classroom", we talked about the advantages of this teaching  method and  in this post we will now share the disadvantages.  Teachers are finding ups and downs for this new, upside-down, model. StratoStar works with teachers to provide hands-on...