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<b>New</b><p><b>Office Lens</b> – Microsoft on Monday announced a slew of announcements from the OneNote team. They released OneNote for Mac, introduced a new set of …

Professional Development For Teachers

Day of Learning<br>Online Google Event<p><i>The Ultimate Guide to Google Basics</i><br>Using Google Tools<br>in the Classroom<p>February 3, 2017|10 AM ET<p>Presented by SimpleK12<p>…

Common-Core Tests in Kentucky, Year Two: What's the Trend?

Kentucky was the first state to release test score results that year that were supposed to be aligned to the Common Core State Standards last year, …

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The Role of PBL in Making the Shift to Common Core

Big Idea #2: I facilitate inquiry.<p>Research and sustained inquiry are emphasized throughout the standards, but most prominently in the writing strand, …

Pedagogy

CCSS-Aligned Rubrics for Project Based Learning

In a Tweet over the weekend I mentioned that the Buck Institute for Education offers good project based learning activities. Most of what BIE offers …

Common Core academic standards force teachers to work on critical thinking over memorization

Remembering the plot of a short story is no longer good enough in teacher Amy Lawson's fifth-grade classroom.<p>Today's students are being asked to think more critically. For example, what might a character say in an email to a friend?<p>"It's hard. But you can handle this," Lawson tells them.<p>Welcome to …

Making Math Relevant To Students

How often do you ask students to apply the math they know to problems that might arise in life, society, and the workplace? Because we spend so much …

Every Math Class Should Be Like This One

In the video below, Justin Solonynka, a teacher at the Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, PA, uses a game he bought for his two-year-old daughter …

Mathematics

Real World Math

Welcome! Real World Math is a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators. Mathematics is much more than …

Student Growth Across Grade Levels with New Common Core Math Videos

As a 1st grade math teacher, I never thought I was teaching the same skills as high school math teachers. But as I’ve gotten to know the Common Core …

Math-Drills.com | Free Printable Math Worksheets

Math-Drills.com includes over 50 thousand free math worksheets that may be used to help students learn math. Our PDF math worksheets are available on …

Special Education

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Super-material could create robot muscles with 1000x human strength - ExtremeTech

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Kickstarter and early access games are ruining PC gaming - ExtremeTech

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Christmas lights, nerd style: 22,000 remotely controlled lights, connected to the internet via Linux - ExtremeTech

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What will the PS4 and Xbox One redesigns look like? - ExtremeTech

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Pupil reflections reveal hidden faces behind the camera - ExtremeTech

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