Jason Coleman

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Python is a great programming language to learn when getting started. It's also a powerful language used by many companies for making and deploying …

A guide to programming languages for coding in class

<i>So, you want to introduce coding in class but with so many programming languages out there how do you choose the one that’s right for you and your</i> …

Product

How does the Navigator Support Teachers?<p>The Learning Navigator allows teachers to facilitate formative assessments, assign content, and track student …

How to design a no opt-out reading assessment

The assessment, <i>the test</i>, is one of the quintessential aspects of American schooling. The experience of testing reminds me of these quotes:<p><i>“Students</i> …

Watch SpaceX launch a communications satellite live right here

<b>Update 7:37 PM EDT:</b> SpaceX aborted the countdown at T-9 seconds. More info about the cause of the abort, and whether that’s a wash for today’s launch, should be available shortly.<p><b>Update 7:41 PM EDT:</b> SpaceX has confirmed that the computer triggered an abort at T-10 seconds because something wasn’t …

Space Travel

The Digital PIRATE

Best time to see Saturn is near!

We’ll pass between Saturn and the sun on June 15. Tonight – or any night soon – watch for it in the vicinity of the red star Antares.<p>Tonight – May …

Jupiter, Saturn and Venus Will All Be on Display in June

Get your popcorn ready!<p>When summer is so close you can almost taste it, people usually start saying "where has the year gone?" — on repeat. Well, guess what: It's officially that time of year again. The summer solstice is less than three weeks away and even though time is passing faster than ever, …

Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof

If you collect more and more matter in a small enough volume of space, it gets harder and harder to escape from its gravitational pull. Gather enough mass there, and you’ll find that the speed you’d need to reach in order to escape is greater than the speed of light! From within that region, escape …

TRAPPIST-1’s seventh planet is a chilly world

When astronomers in February announced the discovery of seven planets orbiting a supercool star, details about the outermost planet were sketchy. No …

Forget coding, we need to teach our kids how to dream

Life is becoming increasingly less predictable. From the political volatility of Donald Trump and Brexit to the vast societal changes of …

Creativity in the classroom

National curriculum in England: computing programmes of study

Purpose of study<p>A high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. …

View Child Pages

Can't find what you're looking for? Search Resources<p>Introduction<p><i>Computational thinking is the thought processes involved in formulating a problem and</i> …

Australian Universities

How A Strengths-Based Approach to Math Redefines Who Is ‘Smart’

A group of young women who had graduated from high school between 1997 and 2006 sat at the front of the room crying and laughing about their …

Teaching

Want utopia? Start with universal basic income and a 15-hour work week

A great deal has been written in recent years about the perils of automation. With predicted mass unemployment, declining wages, and increasing …

Universal Basic Income

Why the audit culture made me quit

When, in 2015, I started my blog critically analysing marketisation, consumerism and audit culture in universities, I was aware that a large number …

Higher Education

Mathematical Mindsets

As a Math teacher sometimes I find it hard to integrate technology into my classes. As a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, …

STEM Resources

17 Formative Digital Assessment Tools That Help You Know Students

A big benefit of doing formative assessment properly is that we get to know our students really well. But why is this important? It has to do with …

My Entire Math Book Is DOK 1 - Teacher Tech

My Entire Math Book Is DOK 1<p>I taught High School math for 14 years. In looking back at the curriculum my district used, it was almost entirely DOK 1 …

12 Principles Of Modern Learning

<b>12 Principles Of Modern Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>What are the principles of modern learning?<p>Well, that depends on how you define ‘learning’ and …

HyperDoc Lesson Plan Template

Title<p>Prompt/Topic:<p>Elementary prompt (geared towards 5th grade): After reading informational texts, listening to a podcast and watching a video on the …

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