The school year is coming to a close and many districts are reflecting on what innovative STEM projects have found success with their students in their classrooms. See what classrooms around the country are doing to get kids involved in STEM and how you can adapt the projects for your classroom and grade level.
Welcome to the new Merriam-Webster's Word Central now reprogrammed for superior word power and language fun. Introducing…Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the latest amazing word game and challenges spellers of all ages.
This week in STEM, African American STEM professionals share their struggles, a city offers free STEM summer learning, an entire community gets involved and a STEM Beyonce parody is made—all in the name of generating interest in STEM studies.
Susan Swearer, an educational psychologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, says four decades of research conclude that policies to handle the problem of bullying in schools is largely ineffective, and says that because of the dire life-long consequences bullying can have on students, better research should be done to fix the problem.
The Whitney website boasts an excellent page dedicated to teachers. Here, educators will discover Activities focused on works of art and special exhibitions, Teacher Guides to be used before and after a Museum visit (for Grades K-5 and Grades 6-12), and Teaching Tips more generally.
For educators teaching the past and present of the British monarchy - and for readers fascinated by the House of Windsor and its forebears - this site will provide hours of edifying reading and reams of resources.
Teaching art at any level should far exceed the techniques used to create works of art. It should extend to a history lesson of the originators of such techniques and the time periods and conditions that inspired them.
Today is Saturday, April 25, the 115th day of 2015. There are 250 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 25, 1945, during World War II, U.S. and Soviet forces linked up on the Elbe (EL'-beh) River, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany's defenses.
It’s hard to believe that the Google Hangouts (GHOs) feature has only been around since May of 2013! For many innovative K-12 and higher education teachers, GHOs have become a tool that we can't live without. They allow us to connect with others around the world for impromptu meetings, live podcasts, global edcamps, and school-wide professional development.
Today is Thursday, May 21, the 141st day of 2015. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33 1/2 hours.
Social media can be a great tool for educators to utilize the education community and share/receive ideas for the classroom. Most educators recommend using social media to create a professional network.
Even though your toughest students are just kids at the mercy of emotions they don't understand or can't control, it can be hard for a teacher to stay calm and not take these ongoing behavioral problems personally. My advice: it's time to hit the reset button!
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