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Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education? | Science Education | Scoop.it
An encouraging new report describes preliminary, first-year outcomes from a study of 3,000 middle school students that shows kids can, in fact, learn more in science classrooms that adopt a well-designed, project-focused curriculum.
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Teaching science using research projects improves by 8% de score of students in tests. After one year of usage. It requires teaching training. Even, it does not look like a big improvement, it moved the results from lower average to top 15.

Researchers are now testing the impact of science projects based teaching after two years of class usage

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Nuevos tipos de universidades CON LUCRO

Nuevos tipos de universidades CON LUCRO | Science Education | Scoop.it
A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries.
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nuevos estilos de educación universitaria en usa. Volvemos a las viejas preguntas: ¿Que es Universidad? ¿Qué y cómo aprendemos?
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Tecnología gratis para profesores.

Tecnología gratis para profesores. | Science Education | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens of Online Science Games for Kids on Learning*Education*Technology curated by Skip Zalneraitis (Free Technology for Teachers: Dozens of Online Science Games for Kids | @scoopit http://t.co/AqxaFzxrvv)...
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Los 10 mejores videojuegos educativos | El Blog de Educación y TIC

Los 10 mejores videojuegos educativos | El Blog de Educación y TIC | Science Education | Scoop.it
Hoy, Dídac Arnau, pedagogo y Content Coordinator en Tiching, nos propone una lista con los mejores videojuegos educativos para utilizar como recursos educativos.
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Diez videojuegos que se usan hoy exitosamente para educacion

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Ciencia en la casa. Scientific American: Bring Science Home

Ciencia en la casa.      Scientific American: Bring Science Home | Science Education | Scoop.it
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Experimentos cientificos para hacer en la casa. DNA de platano obtenido en la cocina!

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5 experimentos entretenidos para hacer con niños

5 experimentos entretenidos para hacer con niños | Science Education | Scoop.it
Help the kids discover the fascinating world of science with these five fun experiments you can set up with materials easily found around the home. (The kitchen is a fascinating place.
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Ideas para mejorar la enseñanza de las ciencias

Ideas para mejorar la enseñanza de las ciencias | Science Education | Scoop.it
If you could make one change to improve science education in the United States, what would it be? Science Times asked that question of 19 Americans — scientists, educators, students — with a stake in the answer.
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Kids' museums getting a boost from focus on early Science education - Arab News

Kids' museums getting a boost from focus on early Science education - Arab News | Science Education | Scoop.it
Kids' museums getting a boost from focus on early Science education Arab News It is growth fueled by increased focus on early learning; emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math, called STEM education; and the success of these museums...
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El futuro de los textos escolares y los videojuegos

El futuro de los textos escolares y los videojuegos | Science Education | Scoop.it
Curriculum designers are rethinking not only the textbook, but educational content delivery in general.
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¿Cuán útil es un libro de texto? cuán profundo debe ser? Si un libro de texto no es la guía perfecta para el curriculim, existen otras alternativas?
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herramientas y aplicaciones para aprender en clases.

herramientas y aplicaciones para aprender en clases. | Science Education | Scoop.it

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Some great new tools to make videos, illustrate images etc

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tres buenos ejemplos de como usar vídeo juegos para educar

tres buenos ejemplos de como usar vídeo juegos para educar | Science Education | Scoop.it
ejemplos de usos específicos de mine craft, y diseño de vídeo juegos para enseñar en colegios
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Actividades prácticas con olor a ciencia para cualquiera

Actividades prácticas con olor a ciencia para cualquiera | Science Education | Scoop.it
Science activities help kids of all ages become more interested in science, & provide them with activities to discover something completely new!
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Science Activities | Education.com. Este es un sitio en ingles que tiene un montón de ideas prácticas para hacer con niños y grandes para entender como funcionan las cosas o para jugar con la ciencia. Faciles y bonitas!

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Vídeos para aprender química - MIT HHMI

Videos para aprender quimica de forma facil Videos to understand chemistry in an easy way
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Excelente coleccion de videos que explican problemas quimicos de hoy de forma facil. Estan en Ingles
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Science Education, Where We're Happiest In Despair - Science 2.0 (blog)

Science Education, Where We're Happiest In Despair - Science 2.0 (blog) | Science Education | Scoop.it
Science Education, Where We're Happiest In Despair Science 2.0 (blog) Education is complicated and it took up a whole chapter in Science Left Behind but the reason I wrote the piece in USA Today is because recent surveys show that people now...
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High School Kids Learn How to Brew Beer in Science Class - The Stir

High School Kids Learn How to Brew Beer in Science Class - The Stir | Science Education | Scoop.it
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Because, OMG, y'all, alcohol and kids. How dare they? Erm, because it's fun? And kids like fun? And if you can combine fun and education, kids will actually learn?
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Want To Improve Science Education? Let Kids Build Rockets and Robots Instead of Taking Standardized Tests.

Want To Improve Science Education? Let Kids Build Rockets and Robots Instead of Taking Standardized Tests. | Science Education | Scoop.it
Read more from Slate's special issue on science education and give us your best ideas for raising the next generation of scientists and engineers. On a morning visit to a Northern California middle school, I saw not a single student.

Via Sharon A. Thompson, Delia Zepeda
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Sharon A. Thompson's curator insight, October 24, 2013 4:09 PM

Kids Learn more by making than standardized tests by founder of Makerfaire and Maker Movement.