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Lectures not only bore, they don't teach - Dailyuw

Lectures not only bore, they don't teach - Dailyuw | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Lectures not only bore, they don't teach Dailyuw A recent study from the UW Department of Biology revealed that traditional lectures may decrease student performance and increase failure rates in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...
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The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Science in 2014-2015

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Science in 2014-2015 | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Looking to invigorate your science curriculum and teaching this year? Help Teaching’s team of teachers understands the time and commitment it takes to prepare meaningful science classes and lab activities, not to mention stay up-to-date with the latest scientific advances. We have gathered links to over 50 of our favorite resources to help support rookie and veteran science teachers and homeschooling parents alike during the 2014-2015 school year and beyond.
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Teachers Recruiting Teachers - Arizona Center for Teacher Preparation ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Teachers Recruiting Teachers - Arizona Center for Teacher Preparation ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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How teachers cultivate young scientists | Science News for Kids

How teachers cultivate young scientists | Science News for Kids | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
“Are we going to make scientists out of all students? No. But can we make them all better problem-solvers? That's the goal,” says 2012 SSP Fellow Denise Gordon, a science teacher at the Applied Learning Academy in Forth ...
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Common Core Reaches Into Science Classes, Survey Finds ...

Common Core Reaches Into Science Classes, Survey Finds ... | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning. ...
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Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: How I Run my Math Block

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: How I Run my Math Block | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This is a a great overview of how one teacher organizes a block schedule period.
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Fast Math: Multicultural Math Lessons

Fast Math: Multicultural Math Lessons | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
If you do as a culture we have trouble with math? Do you convey this mindset to your children? It's time to teach math also helps a child learn necessary math skills, the multicultural math lessons of your own home.
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Excel Math: Flipped Lessons Using Excel Math

Excel Math: Flipped Lessons Using Excel Math | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Many teachers are flipping their lessons to change the concept of homework from "figuring it out on your own" to include "student-led learning." However, the "flipped lesson" has become a controversial subject.
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What if kids designed a school?

What if kids designed a school? | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Now imagine how they might respond if asked the following question – how would you like to learn about math? Assume that these children are 11 years old .... Teacher, USA.
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Where Are the Math Girls? » MiddleWeb

Where Are the Math Girls? » MiddleWeb | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
We asked her about that issue, which certainly bears on teaching and learning in the middle grades. (Jessica also shared some references, ...
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StudyDog is 10 pages to help keep children learning this summer ...

StudyDog is 10 pages to help keep children learning this summer ... | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Science: ? Funology.com puts the fun in science with a series of experiments to try. Children can learn to make a tornado in a bowl to create your own battery, or even a rainbow indoors.
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Curriculum Leadership Journal | Why digital literacy is important for science teaching and learning

Curriculum Leadership Journal | Why digital literacy is important for science teaching and learning | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Priming the Brain's Learning Pump - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Priming the Brain's Learning Pump - PsychCentral.com (blog) | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Priming the Brain's Learning Pump
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Each summer I teach a low-cost SAT class at my local community college, and during each session I present various learning and study tips based on brain science.
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Student achievement: A proven approach - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Student achievement: A proven approach - Minneapolis Star Tribune | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Student achievement: A proven approach
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Conceptual learning commanded 10 percent of the day: social studies (5 percent) and science (5 percent.) ...
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Gender divide in applied sciences is wide – but narrowing - Globe and Mail

Gender divide in applied sciences is wide – but narrowing - Globe and Mail | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Gender divide in applied sciences is wide – but narrowing Globe and Mail Although women are still greatly outnumbered in the so-called STEM fields of learning – science, technology, engineering and mathematics (which includes computer science) –...
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Study Finds Benefits to Infusing Math Into Science Lessons ...

Study Finds Benefits to Infusing Math Into Science Lessons ... | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
A recent project funded by the National Science Foundation took this issue to heart, by supporting the development of a math-infused science curriculum and then studying its effects on math learning. New findings from that project ...
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5 Skills for Blended-Learning Teachers -- THE Journal

5 Skills for Blended-Learning Teachers -- THE Journal | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
As Public Impact has written, increasingly many elementary school teachers, for example, may need to learn to be specialists in particular subjects. For example, one teacher may be an expert in math and science, another in ...
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Flipped Learning 016: Three-Act Math with Dan Meyer | EdReach

Flipped Learning 016: Three-Act Math with Dan Meyer | EdReach | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Troy interviews Dan Meyer, former Math teacher and is currently studying at Stanford Univers.
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This is a 25-min talk about flipped learning in the maths classroom. Troy interviews Dan Meyer, former maths teacher and is currently studying at Stanford University on a doctoral fellowship.  He is the creator of the 'Three-Act Math' model that many Flipped teachers incorporate in their classes.   Dan discusses Three-Act Math, what he likes and dislikes about Flipped Learning, the “Warring Factions” of Flipped Learning, his new initiative 101qs.com, and more.

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Math Mama Writes...: Teaching for Understanding?

Math Mama Writes...: Teaching for Understanding? | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
In 1976, Richard Skemp wrote Relational Understanding and Instrumental Understanding (Mathematics Teaching, 77, 20–26, 1976). Here's the heart of it ... You have to slow down the teaching to speed up the learning.
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Jessica Kirkpatrick's Blog: Learning Disabilities and Science

Jessica Kirkpatrick's Blog: Learning Disabilities and Science | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Did you write this email yourself or did one of your teachers? ... There are a lot of awesome videos and demonstrations on the web that can help you learn science and math and expose you to the material in different ways.
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Do We Still Believe in Science? Fire Up Science in Learning! Make ...

Do We Still Believe in Science? Fire Up Science in Learning! Make ... | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
They loved learning music through science and math. ... Are your students motivated by learning about science and math? ... Teachers get “methods” courses in science and mathematics–what does that exactly teach them?
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Life in First Grade: My First Science Lesson

Life in First Grade: My First Science Lesson | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
I sat down with our math curriculum, looked over it and decided how I needed to teach it better and how I needed to design my math centers. Once the children came, I observed what they ...
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Arguing against Computer Programming for All « Computing ...

Arguing against Computer Programming for All « Computing ... | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
There is an analogy to be drawn between learning Mathematics and Computer Science. Both require a lot of abstract thinking – in different ways to be sure but nonetheless ABSTRACT THINKING. Most people find learning math to be a PAINFUL EXPERIENCE.
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The 50 Best Blogs for Future Teachers | Online Universities

The 50 Best Blogs for Future Teachers | Online Universities | STEM Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
You don't have to jump into your teaching career all alone; talk to professionals and read these blogs.
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