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Ready Now: Science and Engineering EdTech Guide


This digital EdTech guide contains a variety of K-12+ education technology offerings focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). These applications can be used in-class, for hybrid learning, or for remote learning and include a mix of no-cost and fee-based products.

This guide is intended to raise awareness of digital learning applications that may be useful to teachers, schools and districts navigating the education challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research-backed applications use a variety of technologies, including an assortment of digital courses and learning activities, educational games, and maker platforms. This guide offers an evaluation of the applications’ usability, feasibility for use in remote settings, promise of learning and efficacy.

WestEd served as a research partner for the applications Happy Atoms and Vidcode, and developed the application ChemVLab+ in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University.

Topics Covered:

  • Early science learning
  • Earth & Environmental science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Engineering
  • Neuroscience
  • Coding skills

The Science and Engineering Education Network (SEEN) is a group of edtech creators looking to share science learning options during a challenging era.

These applications were developed through innovation grants from federal government programs including at the U.S. Department of Education, National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Copyright: 2020
Format: PDF
Pages: 35
Publisher: The Science and Engineering Education Network (SEEN)