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Project-Based Learning in Your Chemistry Classroom

Improve student reactions to and engagement in STEM by incorporating project-based learning during chemistry lessons in your classroom.<p>Keeping STEM …

Education Technology

Join a Circle and get involved

My life did not begin under perfect circumstances, but I had a family who believed I could persevere. I am blessed to know I can be that positive …

Leadership

Skype in the Classroom - Overview

Close<p><b>Don't miss out!</b> Points, badges and certificates are added to your profile as you complete courses and attend Skype in the Classroom activities.

Industry Talks

STEM, STEAM, Career Readiness, Industry Connection Sessions - Already scheduled sessions in the coming days and weeks

Tech Industry

America’s Lost Einsteins

Millions of children from poor families who excel in math and science rarely live up to their potential—and that hurts everyone.<p>Consider two American children, one rich and one poor, both brilliant. The rich one is much more likely to become an inventor, creating products that help improve …

Computer Science

Google Classroom

9 Steps to making automatically graded quizzes in Google Classroom<p>9 Steps to making automatic graded tests in Google classroom<p>See more<p>Tips on how to …

20 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom<p>Google Classroom (http://classroom.google.com) is available to schools with a Google Apps for Education (GAfE) domain. Classroom is a …

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

<b>60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology.<p>It may lack …

Education Technology

Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs

Technology can be a powerful tool to assist students with special needs or any sort of learning challenge. In particular the Chrome web browser …

Quotes

Knowing Your Learning Target - Educational Leadership

Think of shared learning targets in the same way. They convey to students the destination for the lesson—what to learn, how deeply to learn it, and …

Pedagogy

Flipped Learning Simplified

Our experience flipping classrooms has been incredible. With the help of Jon we have been able to introduce this methodology of learning through the …

Draw Some Awesome

Draw Some Awesome Keith Tramper Instructional Technologist Kalamazoo RESA @tramperk keith.tramper@kresa.org Introduction j.mp/drawsome16 While you’re …

TInkercad & Project Ignite @ Macul

Ignite Learning in your STEM/STEAM classes with Tinkercad and Project Ignite! Presentation Link: https://goo.gl/p3smeM Contact Information: Email: …

Using Aurasma to Bring Static Classrooms to Life

Overview<p>Aurasma is one of those special tools that just blows students, teachers and parents away. Taking advantage of one of the most magical …

Video Tutorials for Teachers on Using Augmented Reality App Aurasma

July 3, 2014<br>Talking about augmented reality technology in teaching and learning the first thing that comes to mind is this wonderful app called …

Aurasma + Aurasma Studio – Augmented Reality Created with Chromebooks

Augmented Reality is an awesome way to have kids create content and become totally engaged in their learning by using technology. This challenge will …

Teaching
Education

‘I have seen the school of tomorrow. It is here today, in Finland.’

William Doyle is a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar who joined the faculty of the University of Eastern Finland last year as a lecturer on media and education. He has enrolled his 7-year-old son in a Finnish public school and has been dazzled at what he has seen. His Fulbright project title: “Global …

Education

‘Big data’ was supposed to fix education. It didn’t. It’s time for ‘small data.’

For over a decade, “big data” and “analytics” have increasingly become a part of the education world. (Big data is a term used to describe data sets so large that they can only be analyzed by computers, and analytics is used to describe how the data is collected, analyzed and used.) Big data lovers …

Education

The surprising habits of original thinkers

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take …

Creativity