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The 10 Hottest Fields of Science Research - Wired

The 10 Hottest Fields of Science Research - Wired | K-12 Science Education | Scoop.it
New Straits Times The 10 Hottest Fields of Science Research Wired The report ranks research areas with a special sauce formula that first divides the entirety of scientific research into 8,000 categories that form the “Thomson Reuters Essential...
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Aortic Catherizations, Oceans, DNA, Tectonic Plates, and more 

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OU, Ohio Dominican to team up on medical education

OU, Ohio Dominican to team up on medical education | K-12 Science Education | Scoop.it
A select group of Ohio Dominican University students will soon have a direct path into medical school at Ohio University, under a new partnership created to help meet the state’s doctor shortage.
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Teaching in Depth

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Webinar: Teaching in Depth
Why 3D Labs Work in the Classroom

Date: Tuesday August 20, 2013
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm - Pacific Time

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If online students aren’t engaged, blame their teacher

If online students aren’t engaged, blame their teacher | K-12 Science Education | Scoop.it

"A very wise old online professor, Bill Pelz, once told me that the lecture is the most efficient way to pass important concepts and theories from the professor’s notepad to the student’s iPad without going through either brain. So, I am very curious. Why do students fail to engage in discussions/interactions? What went wrong in the discussion activity? We need to think about this from students’ perspective."


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Developing engaging content can help to engage students. 

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Nick Kiley's curator insight, April 2, 2013 3:40 PM

Interesting discussion on online presence

Dr. Melissa A. Bordogna's curator insight, April 2, 2013 4:47 PM

Engagement in online or offline teaching needs to be addressed.  One way to increase engagement is to include play or fun into the mix.

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10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies | K-12 Science Education | Scoop.it
For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale. The NMC’s advisory board includes 750 technology experts...

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3D Printing starting to be added in the classroom more and more.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, August 20, 2013 8:21 AM

Very interesting list of future tech coming our way. While some already exist in some schools, some are still a few years away.