Here are two interesting science websites we learned about from Graphite. Both teachers and students can use them to access a wide variety of science resources including: project ideas in different areas of science, interactives, games, activities, lessons and many more.
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On March 7, 1965, a march by civil rights demonstrators was violently broken up at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, by state troopers and a sheriff's posse in what came to be known as "Bloody Sunday."
Edutopia blogger David Cutler offers eight tips for engaging with parents, from avoiding confrontation and communicating clearly, to earning their trust on back-to-school night and coaching their children's after-school activities.
FacebookTwitter Getting students active in the classroom is a tough task for any teacher. But there’s a silver bullet that is, quite literally, silver. It’s the Apple iPad and this expensive, silver, and engaging device is making its way into classrooms around the world. Since there’s such a push to bring apps into the classroom, …
Google has recently announced Education on Air which is a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping today’s classrooms. This event which will take place on May 8-9 is open to anyone with an interest in education: teachers, administrators, students,parents, school leaders…
Popular Culture has this wonderful list featuring a wide collection of some useful YouTube channels that you could probably recommend for your students. The channels suggested in this list cover various content areas and are arranged into two main categories: general and university collection.
Many school administrators, teachers and parents want the education provided to children to be high quality, rigorous and connected to the world outside the classroom. Teachers are trying to provide these elements in various ways, but a group of schools calling themselves the “Deeper Learning Network” have codified some of what they believe are essential qualities of deep learning (check out how students lead parent teacher conferences in this model).
Some of these qualities include learning designated content, critical thinking, communication skills, collaborating effectively and connecting learning to real-world experiences.
Today is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who'd been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing five people.
The Miller Center's Presidential Oral History Program has systematically and comprehensively debriefed the principal figures in the administrations of Presidents Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Clinton, with on-going work on George W. Bush and plans to do the same for future presidents.
The Vernal Equinox is one of the four great seasonal changes every year. Day and night are equal, and the changing weather can lift the spirits of young -- and old -- alike. Don't miss this opportunity to have some fun and educate at the same time.
After its launch the iPad quickly became the darling of the K-12 education community. Schools and teachers quickly saw the opportunities that it afforded students and jumped to get them into their hands. Fast forward a few years and it seems that a lot of schools have relegated the iPad to a supporting role or ditched them entirely.
Today is Wednesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2015. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated for a second term of office.
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