Incorporating the Socratic Method While Teaching STEM
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Incorporating the Socratic Method While Teaching STEM

Teachers can facilitate thought-provoking classroom discussions in a variety of ways. If you’re looking for a unique strategy to build your students’ critical thinking skills, the Socratic method is worth exploring. As we dive deeper we’ll discuss the Socratic method and how teachers can use this philosophy while teaching STEM.
Incorporating the Socratic Method While Teaching STEM
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Incorporating the Socratic Method While Teaching STEM

Teachers can facilitate thought-provoking classroom discussions in a variety of ways. If you’re looking for a unique strategy to build your students’ critical thinking skills, the Socratic method is worth exploring. As we dive deeper we’ll discuss the Socratic method and how teachers can use this philosophy while teaching STEM.
Tips to Find STEM Internships for High School Students
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Tips to Find STEM Internships for High School Students

A survey conducted with over 11,000 students showed that the majority of respondents are planning to embark on a career in STEM. This is not surprising, considering workers in STEM occupations experience lower rates of unemployment and higher salaries than those in non-STEM occupations.

There are many reasons why you should consider pursuing an internship in a STEM field while you’re still in high school.

Electrical vs. Mechanical Engineering
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Electrical vs. Mechanical Engineering

Electrical engineering and mechanical engineering are dynamic areas of study that are similar, yet different in scope. If you’re interested in the applied sciences, you might be wondering which area of engineering is best for you. Here’s a look at the differences between electrical vs. mechanical engineering to help you make your choice and set you on the right path. 

Sphero's Guide to Chemical Engineering: What Is Chemical Engineering?
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Sphero's Guide to Chemical Engineering: What Is Chemical Engineering?

Engineering is a massive field, full of many engineering types and career options that are as life-changing and rewarding as they can be lucrative. One of the most engaging of these fields is chemical engineering — where science, math, and creative problem solving come together.
Civil Engineering is a rewarding career option
Sphero Team

What Does a Civil Engineer Do? A Guide to Civil Engineering

The importance of a civil engineer's job should never be underestimated. Without them, we wouldn't have the infrastructure that we do to function as a large society. In this blog post, we'll take a look at exactly what civil engineering is and what civil engineers do.

Software engineering is a fun and rewarding STEM career choice.
At SchoolBrian Kellner

Sphero's Guide to Software Engineering

Simply put, a career in software engineering can be challenging and exhilarating. Here’s what this path entails, how software engineers fill important roles, and how Sphero can help. 
Mechanical engineering is the most popular engineering degree and it’s also the broadest.
At SchoolSphero Team

Sphero’s Guide to Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is the most popular engineering degree and it’s also the broadest. This blog covers the definition of mechanical engineering as well as the types of problems they solve, the work they do, and more. 
Aerospace engineering is a fascinating area to study and create a career path.
At SchoolSphero Team

Sphero's Guide to Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace engineering is the field of study revolving around the design of aircraft, satellites, spacecraft, and missiles. Here’s some more information about what skills you need to be an aerospace engineer and what this career path involves. 
Fostering a healthy relationship with technology is important at home and in school.
At HomeKate Sheppard

How to Develop a Healthy Relationship With Technology: 4 Ways to Encourage Digital Well-Being

Technology can be overbearing, leading to difficulties with our emotional health, social connections, and productivity, as well, which is why establishing a healthy relationship with technology is so critical. 
Learn how to properly store your Sphero BOLT robots over the summer.
At SchoolAmanda Vaden

Sphero's Summer STEM Prep Guide

No matter how you plan to spend your summer, this guide will help you prep your Sphero robots for the months ahead. From planning a STEM summer camp to understanding how to properly clean and store your robots for an extended period of time, we’ve got you covered.
There are several types of bad actors in cybersecurity. Knowing them can keep you and your kids safe online.
At SchoolTod Johnston

7 Types of Bad Actors in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity can be a difficult subject to wrap your head around, especially considering all the different terms and concepts associated with it. Illegal hackers, ethical hackers, cybercriminals, insiders: are these all the same thing? What do these terms mean and why is it important we know about them?
Electrical engineering could be considered a difficult but rewarding degree.
At SchoolSphero Team

How Hard Is Electrical Engineering? (Read This Before Choosing a College Major!)

There are many choices when it comes to selecting a STEM career path, and if you are interested in learning complex math concepts and building tools powered by the science of electricity, studying electrical engineering could be for you.
The Results Are In: These Teams Are the Sphero Global Challenge Season 2 Finalists!
Sphero NewsAmanda Vaden

The Results Are In: These Teams Are the Sphero Global Challenge Season 2 Finalists!

As Season 2 of the Sphero Global Challenge comes to an end, we’re thrilled to announce the finalist teams that will advance to the Sphero World Championship this month!