Port Air Partnership saw an opportunity to significantly enhance public awareness and understanding by providing curriculum resources to integrate teaching and learning about air quality into Alberta junior high school curriculum. This comprehensive package of educational materials called Air: Our Invisible Connection was released in 2006
Looking for some good iPad apps to teach STEAM in your classroom? This collection created by We Are Teachers is definitely a must see. It provides about 60 iPad apps categorized under different subject areas, all of which are geared towards enhancing your kids' STEAM knowledge.
Today we are covering iPad apps for Social Studies, we have organized them into different categories and we hope you will find them practical. Check them out below and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy
Information, practice and resources for curriculum areas, learning across the curriculum, assessment, approaches to learning and partnership working with parents and carers, the community and employers.
There’s an abundance of science videos on the internet, but not all equally amazing. Offering an eclectic mix of cool science videos, Science Today producer Molly Michelson recommends five of her favorite clips.
Resources from The Food Project, based in the Boston area, focus on sustainable agriculture and youth leadership. TFP graciously shares many of its manuals, activities, and curriculum for free (downloadable).
When there are national news stories that involve incidents of bias and injustice, young people want to be part of the conversation. Even at a young age, they hear adults talking about what’s happening, read about the story on social media or learn about it as it plays out on television. Rather than “protect” children and youth from what’s going on in the world, there are age-appropriate and constructive ways to engage them in understanding the situation.
EducationHQ Astronomy being brought to life in 21st century classrooms EducationHQ Technology in the 21st century classroom can now support us greatly in bringing this exciting topic to life for our students.
LearnTeachLead.ca is the Student Achievement Division’s new home for relevant resources for educators. It is a place where educators can talk about their practice, learn from others around the globe, nurture innovative thinking and engage in problem-solving.
Karen Bonanno's insight:
The Student Achievement Division develops and supports policies, programs and resources related to student learning and achievement K–12.
This page lists print and online resources to support the understanding and development of international capabilities. Schools can use the resources to help design a curriculum that enables students to be active and effective members of intercultural and international communities.
Presentation by Pru Mitchell for the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) conference held 28 February 2014. An introduction to a range of selection tools for locating quality resources aligned to the curriculum. Through a workshop participants explore the role of the library in curating balanced collections of digital and physical resources based on expertise in searching, tagging and knowledge management. They look at practical strategies which allow library staff to develop and promote services built on their knowledge of the curriculum and their community.
Support is growing among the state and territory governments for the Daniel Morcombe child safety course to be included in the national curriculum, with a majority of education ministers backing the idea.
Perhaps the greatest reason that creating a STEM-educated generation is so important is the fast-approaching gap of workers in STEM-related fields. The baby boomers, those Americans born in the post-WWII era, are retiring en masse over the next few years, and there is a dearth of qualified labor to replace them in the science and engineering fields.
Karen Bonanno's insight:
Check out job ads and you will find the need for students to be engaging in STEM