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-Posted by Paige Barnes, CEEF Director of Education One of the main reasons CEEF was formed and Energy Day came to be is because of the often-repeated question: why don’t more students pursue careers in STEM industries, especially the energy industry? Another question is why don’t we see more diversity in STEM fields? The very...
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Mayor Sylvester Turner surprises attendees to show support for the city’s largest industry and its future leaders HOUSTON – Oct. 19, 2019 – Families, students, educators and energy industry leaders gathered at Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston today for the ninth annual Energy Day Festival, hosted by the Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF) and...
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We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2019 Energy Day Academic Program (EDAP)! These students have worked hard and spent quite a bit of their free time learning STEM concepts and creating projects to engage in and showcase their accomplishments in STEM. Science Engineering Fair of HoustonKendall McBrideDavid BidulescuVed GaneshZaina AliEmily TroutmanKaitlyn BirdHailey...
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Teachers rarely have enough time to teach STEM in engaging and interesting ways and teach the required curriculum, so we are in the process of compiling some ways to help with that. Toys, games, and videos can all be used to accomplish the goal of connecting classroom STEM lessons to real-world application. The challenge is how to...
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Posted by Paige Barnes (Director of Education, CEEF) How do you keep your kids entertained and engaged over the summer with educational activities? This may be an easy task for some, but most of us get at least a little bit stressed about the idea of having our children around for an extra 8-9 hours...
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  2018 Science Engineering Fair Winner Kabir Jolly answered some of our questions about how he came to like STEM: CEEF: Tell us a little about yourself (your name, age, grade level or job title/description, etc). Also share your favorite thing about STEM (why do you like it?). KJ: My name is Kabir Jolly. I...
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Posted by Paige Barnes (Director of Education, CEEF) Since the kids will be out of school before we know it, it’s a good idea to have a list of educational games and apps for kids that you can pepper in their screen time. In our house, we have a list of about seven to ten...
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Webster defines a mentor as an experienced and trusted adviser. Did/do you have one? Most of us would answer yes. Think about the importance of that person in your life. Now think about how you could be that person to someone else. Some may think they are not qualified to be a mentor, but trust...
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Bob Fulbright is the amazing educator who won the 2017 John Kingsley Kerver Educator Award. This award is generously sponsored each year by Karen North in honor of her father, a former engineer at Exxon. As a graduate from Lake Forest College and the University of Houston – Clear Lake, Mr. Fulbright has enthusiastically worked...
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Adriana Lopez is one of our 2017 EDAP winners. Adriana was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico where she spent the first 15 years of her life. In Puerto Rico, she participated in programs such as CS4Girls (Computer Science for Girls), SWE (Society for Women in Engineering) and AOSA (Arecibo Observatory Space Academy). Later, she...
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