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Smart Sparrow Lands $10M To Help Teachers Make Online Learning More Adaptive And Interactive | TechCrunch

Smart Sparrow Lands $10M To Help Teachers Make Online Learning More Adaptive And Interactive | TechCrunch | STEM | Scoop.it
For most students, learning within the traditional confines of the educational system has been something to be endured, rather than something that's just as.. (RT @pitufaa81: Smart Sparrow Lands $10M To Help Teachers Make Online...
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What is Pi? Celebrating STEM on Pi Day (3.14) - YouTube

Pi Day -- 3.14 -- is the perfect opportunity to show young students in your life that math and science is in the world all around them. Raytheon celebrates P...
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Getting ready to celebrate Pi Day March 14, tomorrow!

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Women in Science Undergraduate Internship | The Field Museum

Women in Science Undergraduate Internship | The Field Museum | STEM | Scoop.it
The @FieldMuseum is offering 6 PAID internships to women as part of our Women in Science group, 3 hs+3 undergrad! http://t.co/eOFvCyTKYD
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Making the Most of ICT – what the research tells us - ICT in Education -

Making the Most of ICT – what the research tells us - ICT in Education - | STEM | Scoop.it

"Steve Moss looks at what the educational research says about how to maximise the impact of ICT on learning."


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Jose Pietri's curator insight, February 2, 2014 2:33 PM

To review witht he LEC team at Paris.

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'The Procedure' and how it is harming education - Washington Post (blog)

'The Procedure' and how it is harming education - Washington Post (blog) | STEM | Scoop.it
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'The Procedure' and how it is harming education
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Do you know what “The Procedure” is and why it is a problem for education?
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There has to be a better way to educate students.

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Raspberry Pi Foundation is giving away 2000 units to coding kids -

Raspberry Pi Foundation is giving away 2000 units to coding kids - | STEM | Scoop.it
Raspberry Pi Foundation is giving away 2000 units to coding kids
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There are a couple of ways to stake a claim on a free Raspberry Pi computer.

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I know some kids who would really benefit from this.  I need to check into it.

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Google and Apple alums invent adorable robots that teach kids to code (Wired UK)

Google and Apple alums invent adorable robots that teach kids to code (Wired UK) | STEM | Scoop.it

It’s common knowledge: if you want to learn a language -- really learn a language -- it’s best to start young.


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Give toys kids can learn to control!  

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Opinion: What Asian schools can teach the rest of the world

Opinion: What Asian schools can teach the rest of the world | STEM | Scoop.it
East Asian education systems have topped a global league table but the success of the region's schools is not about rote learning, says Andreas Schleicher.
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Bootstrap teaches algebra though computer coding - The Boston Globe

Bootstrap teaches algebra though computer coding - The Boston Globe | STEM | Scoop.it
A software engineer at Trip Advisor, Bill Stitson finds himself every Tuesday at the McCormack Middle School in Dorchester helping sixth-graders learn algebra by making video games. No, it’s not a pushover class.

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Great idea! #mathchat #edtech #eci831

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Bright, Brave, Open Minds: A Problem Solving Kaleidoscope. Open online course for parents and teachers | Moebius Noodles

Bright, Brave, Open Minds: A Problem Solving Kaleidoscope. Open online course for parents and teachers | Moebius Noodles | STEM | Scoop.it
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A course to show Parents and Teachers how to teach using "Problem Solving".  This sounds like a great idea!  Check it out.  Starts Dec 2nd.

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Are you ready for computing? - SecEd

How can schools inspire both their students and staff to embrace the new computing curriculum next year? Wendy Devolder offers her advice.

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HowStuffWorks "How Ocean Currents Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Ocean Currents Work" | STEM | Scoop.it
Ocean currents may be driven by tides, winds or differences in density. Learn how ocean currents affect marine transportation and nutrient cycling.
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Learning Is Messy - Blog

Learning Is Messy - Blog | STEM | Scoop.it
:Roll up your sleeves and get messy
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Noted in Brian's Webinar on STEM lessons. 

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Living Things Archives - CanTEEN

Living Things Archives - CanTEEN | STEM | Scoop.it
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My daughter attended the "Computational Biology" Tour Your Future event Sat.  I just wanted promote their sponsored CanTEEN website. 

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Georgia joins fellowship to bolster STEM teacher education - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Georgia joins fellowship to bolster STEM teacher education - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) | STEM | Scoop.it
Georgia joins fellowship to bolster STEM teacher education
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Preparing STEM teachers to be effective in the classroom! 

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Future Tours - CanTEEN

Future Tours - CanTEEN | STEM | Scoop.it
Presented by CONSOL Energy, Inc To register for Tours, please call 412.237.1637.  Tours are $5 per student. Scholarships are available and limited. This fee … Continue reading →
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The March 15th Computational Biology "Tour Your Future" sounds very interesting.

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Guest: Tech professionals are an untapped resource in math education - The Seattle Times (blog)

Guest: Tech professionals are an untapped resource in math education - The Seattle Times (blog) | STEM | Scoop.it
Guest: Tech professionals are an untapped resource in math education The Seattle Times (blog) With advanced degrees in mathematics and computer science, and experience both as a college math professor and an IT professional, I am well aware of the...
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Hats off to any tech professional who takes the time to mentor students!

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Fracking Investigation Finds Evidence of Water Contamination

Fracking Investigation Finds Evidence of Water Contamination | STEM | Scoop.it
An investigation into four states in the U.S. calls into question energy industry assurances that fracking does not endanger drinking water quality.
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Google Tips Helps You Do Cool Stuff With Google Products

Google Tips Helps You Do Cool Stuff With Google Products | STEM | Scoop.it
Google has launched Google Tips, a website with a smorgasbord of helpful tips and less-known features of various Google products.

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Google provides a lot of great resources.

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Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | STEM | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.

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Students need to be able to make connections to what they are hearing to be able to learn and apply the information.

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New BU Initiative to Boost STEM Education - BU Today

New BU Initiative to Boost STEM Education - BU Today | STEM | Scoop.it
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As part of the BU's STEM Education Initiatives, ENG's Joyce Y. Wong (left) will direct a new University effort to recruit and advance women in STEM fields.
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Step 1:  Have more elementary teachers demonstrate Science rather than working on worksheets.  

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NASA Goddard joins new virtual research institute - Phys.Org

NASA Goddard joins new virtual research institute - Phys.Org | STEM | Scoop.it
NASA Goddard joins new virtual research institute
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Researchers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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All three of my students are studying Physics this year.  I need to let them know about Phys.org  #mathchat  #edtech #eci831

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Fat Brain Toys Page Director

Spark a Love of Science and Engineering Through Creative Play! http://t.co/nMnePfzLzB #PLAY via @fatbraintoys
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Building toys for girls!   Of course they can play with legos and Knex too.

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5 Videos That Describe New Learning

5 Videos That Describe New Learning | STEM | Scoop.it
These five videos help describe new learning, including project-based learning, game-based learning, and mobile learning.

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We need more teachers adapting STEM topics to use these new methods of teaching.  

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 15, 2013 6:46 PM

Watch how teachers and learners are developing new integrated learning  environments.

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One, some or all of these video's may be useful for framing conversations about different types of learning.  Worth the look.

N Kaspar's curator insight, November 18, 2013 1:29 AM

One, some or all of these video's may be useful for framing conversations about different types of learning.  Worth the look.