Back to School Resources

The Ready Washington coalition is set for the new school year, with new resources to support students, educators, and families.  The first resource we’re sharing is a back-to-school fact sheet about Washington State’s Learning Standards...

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Newport students keep ‘active minds’ during The Summer of STEM

The recipe for summer learning in Newport, Wash., looks like one part science lab, one part reading room, and two parts fun. The 80 students participating in The Summer of STEM program are building roller coasters, creating...

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GUEST POST: Puzzling, Questioning, Wondering, Cooperating, Problem Solving

By Josh Simondet, 8th grade science teacher at Morris E. Ford Middle School in Tacoma Science is not done in a straight line. Regardless of traditional lessons on the scientific method, rarely are questions about our...

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