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Seven standards for effective professional development | eSchool News

Seven standards for effective professional development | eSchool News | STEM | Scoop.it
Terms like “work collaboratively,” “share what you know,” and “problem-solve as a team” are commonly associated with the kinds of 21st-century skills that most people agree today’s students should learn—but according to a professional development expert with decades of experience in the field, those terms should apply to teachers, too.
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Detection of cosmic neutrinos opens new era in astronomy

Detection of cosmic neutrinos opens new era in astronomy | STEM | Scoop.it
A neutrino observatory buried at the South Pole has confirmed there are powerful particle accelerators somewhere in the universe, researchers say.
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Bitcoin gets ready for the government - Zachary Warmbrodt

Bitcoin gets ready for the government - Zachary Warmbrodt | STEM | Scoop.it
As Bitcoin gets an increasing amount of attention from the government, the entrepreneurs and advocates behind the digital currency are getting ready for their close-up.
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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick | STEM | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck's research, which focuses on what makes people seek challenging tasks, persist through difficulty and do well over time, has shown that many girls believe their abilities are fixed, that individuals are born with gifts and can't change.

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Carolyn Wiberg's curator insight, November 11, 2013 3:52 PM

"In life no one can be perfect, and learning to view little failures as learning experiences, or opportunities to grow could be the most valuable lesson of all."

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Creating space for STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art and math

Creating space for STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art and math | STEM | Scoop.it
Two foundations are giving $500,000 to 25 school districts in southwestern Pennsylvania, and most of the schools will use the money to create places where students can employ the latest technology to learn.
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NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory - Deep, Warm Water Fuels Haiyan Intensification

NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory - Deep, Warm Water Fuels Haiyan Intensification | STEM | Scoop.it
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State Summaries | Change the Equation

State Summaries | Change the Equation | STEM | Scoop.it
Change the Equation aligns corporate efforts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to ensure that they add up to real, measurable growth in the achievement and STEM fluency of U.S.
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Local schools are excited about Science, Technology, Engineering ...

Local schools are excited about Science, Technology, Engineering ... | STEM | Scoop.it
STEM is a big buzz word these days, as schools around the country bolster their science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs to spark students' interest. To compete globally, experts and educators agree, ...
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Could This Be the Next Evolution in Higher Ed?

Could This Be the Next Evolution in Higher Ed? | STEM | Scoop.it
There's a movement brewing to change the way colleges and universities award degrees from the credit-hour to a model that asks students to prove what they've learned, no matter how long it takes.

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U.S. Senate Backs Creation of National Science Week and Supports USA Science & Engineering Festival

U.S. Senate Backs Creation of National Science Week and Supports USA Science & Engineering Festival | STEM | Scoop.it
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The Science of Citizenship | Belle Boggs | Orion Magazine

The Science of Citizenship | Belle Boggs | Orion Magazine | STEM | Scoop.it
Science education does more than create a lot of little scientists; it’s the cornerstone of cultural literacy.
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Teaching teachers to use technology, science, math in lesson - News10.net

Teaching teachers to use technology, science, math in lesson - News10.net | STEM | Scoop.it
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Teaching teachers to use technology, science, math in lesson.
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Researchers Work to Add More Anonymity to Bitcoin

Researchers Work to Add More Anonymity to Bitcoin | STEM | Scoop.it
Are people who buy and sell illegal wares online really anonymous? Some people say most online transactions leave a trail of digital breadcrumbs that point back to their real identity.
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Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like? | Video on TED.com

Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs -- or at least the kinds of jobs we know now.
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Bringing Real-World Science to the Classroom

Bringing Real-World Science to the Classroom | STEM | Scoop.it
Hands-on learning holds promise for making STEM subjects interesting.
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Microsoft DreamSpark - STEM

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Raymond Loewy: the man who designed everything

Raymond Loewy: the man who designed everything | STEM | Scoop.it
What does it mean to be a celebrated designer? Is it being on the cover of Time Magazine, designing some of America's best-loved exports, or is it something as simple as being recognized with a...
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iSTEM 2011.mp4

Idaho National Laboratory leads the Idaho Science, Technology, Engineering and Math network. This video is an overview of the iSTEM program
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Idaho National Laboratory leads the Idaho Science, Technology, Engineering and Math network. This video is an overview of the STEM program

 

http://www.kidzplusplus.com/stem-education.html