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NGSS - Next Generation Science Standards

English-Learners and the New Science Standards

By onApril 10, 2013 2:10 PM<p>The final set of new science standards released to the public yesterday presents an unprecedented opportunity for …

NGSS as Word Documents

As we all start to create multiple support documents, tools, and ways of viewing the Next Generation Science Standards- I thought it might be helpful …

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<b>3.</b> Invite parents into the conversation by organizing parent focus groups around STEM careers. Find out among the parent body who works in a STEM …

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This is especially true of what the authors call some e-books’ “gimmicks and distractions.” In the book <i>Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Big</i> …

Strategies to Reach Every Student, Regardless of Language Barrier

“The one context that’s not particularly useful is trying to teach language by itself as isolated words,” Sylvan said. “Mothers don’t put babies in a …

New Teachers: 8 Essential Skills to Learn

<i>This summer, Teaching Channel will be helping beginning teachers countdown to their first year of teaching. We'll walk you through the steps you'll</i> …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

Patchwork approach to Common Core in teacher preparation programs

Common Core State Standards are compelling California’s teacher preparation programs to do something that doesn’t come easily to institutions of …

Eight Aspects of Good Teaching

Some months ago I had the privilege of attending an education conference for educators from the south central area of Pennsylvania. I have found that …

In Digital Age, Schools That Succeed are Schools That Connect

By Shelly Blake-Plock<p>Michelle Rhee is back in town.<p>This time it is as a "grass-roots" activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of …

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Tablets are making their way into classrooms quickly and the iPad has long ruled the education market. Many schools and educators are using the iPad …

Free and open online courses for people everywhere

The Saylor Direct Credit program now includes 33 tuition-free courses recommended for 97 credits. Sixteen courses have been recommended anew for the …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

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Ababei, for example, had his class skip from level one to level six with only a short introduction before they jumped into playing the game. “My …

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<b>Determining Whether You’re Ready</b><p>There’s no point in purchasing iPads if you don’t have the technical infrastructure to manage and deploy them. …

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Welcome to <b>T.I.G.E.R.</b>, the <b>T</b>eachers' <b>I</b>nstructional <b>G</b>raphics <b>E</b>ducational <b>R</b>esource for animations, diagrams, videos and other materials for use in the …

Is School Enough? Documentary Film Delves In

“At first when he brought it up I didn’t know what to do because we’re teens and he basically wanted us to act like adults, to speak up like adults,” …

Apple launches newly redesigned Educational site - appPicker

As the school year gets started, Apple has launched a new “Apple and Education” page on their site. It features a simple design and fresh categories …

How to Use Multiple Email Signatures in iOS 6

- Oct 9, 2012<p>Many iOS users have multiple email accounts, but using multiple signatures can be a real challenge (although there are a few tricks to …

Apply for a Grant | U.S. Department of Education

Grant Title<p>Grant Information<p>Due Date<p>Apply<p>OSERS-OSEP: Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With …

Khan Academy Trains Teachers to Use Its Videos and Tools

“We think you should have the power to look at your data and say, ‘These four kids are ready to get off Khan Academy and do a deep dive into a …

iPhone Conference Call – How To Add & Merge Calls

- May 19, 2017<p>iPhone conference calling is one of the easiest tasks you can master. You only need to see instructions once to remember the two step …

Cycle Through Running Apps In Reverse With This One Weird Keyboard Trick [OS X Tips]

Yes, I’m totally making fun of those “lose belly fat” ads you might see all over the internet (or maybe it’s just me) with that headline, but the truth is, while many Mac users may know that hitting Command-Tab will bring up the Task Switcher in OS X, they may still be doomed to endlessly loop …

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Five Quick And Easy Ways To Master The OS X Keyboard [Feature]

As we’re all Mac users here (at least I hope so!), it’s a good idea from time to time to learn new things on our favorite computer, to make our Mac life just that bit more fun and productive.<p>With that in mind, here are five easy keyboard tricks that you can use that you<br>may not have already known …

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Five Easy Ways To Master Battery Life In iOS [Feature]

Battery life! It’s a thing!<p>To get the most time out of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch battery, you have to manage it. There’s no substitute for figuring gout how your iPhone uses power, and then optimizing your usage and the enabled services and features on your iPhone to make sure you get the …

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Six Big Tech Trends in Education to Follow

The presence of the Internet in students’ lives outside of school, and especially on mobile devices, is allowing for more online and blended learning …

How to Password Protect Files or Folders On Your Mac

- Jul 15, 2012<p>We all have secrets. Some of us keep those secrets on our Macs – but how do you keep prying eyes away from those secrets? Locking your …