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Facebook helps makerspaces expand in the classroom

Facebook helps makerspaces expand in the classroom

Increasingly, makerspaces are helping students sustain interest in STEM fieldsRobert Pronovost, the science, technology, engineering and math coordinator at the Ravenswood City School District (Calif.), has a mission: to spark student interest in those topics by bringing tech-filled "makerspaces" to low-income schools.Now with the help of Facebook and the Ravenswood Education...

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Global policy report touches on reduced testing reliance

Global policy report touches on reduced testing reliance

ASCD's first Global Policy Agenda highlights components of student success and learningASCD has released its first Global Policy Agenda, which makes recommendations to promote the success of students,…

K-12 education: 6 trends, 6 challenges, 6 incoming technologies

K-12 education: 6 trends, 6 challenges, 6 incoming technologies

Preview of annual report identifies where K-12 education and education technologies may be headedOn May 12, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the New Media Consortium (NMC)…

Decision sciences firm launches high school analytics curriculum

Decision sciences firm launches high school analytics curriculum

Nine-week course is running at high schools in four states; designed to encourage students to study data and analyticsMu Sigma, a big data analytics and decision sciences provider,…

How open resources help infuse Common Core into lessons

How open resources help infuse Common Core into lessons

Open resources can help design attractive, engaging lessons with a Common Core twistIn 2010, my state, Mississippi, joined the growing list of states adopting the Common Core State…

Report looks preparing teachers to lead statistics courses

Report looks preparing teachers to lead statistics courses

Resource is blueprint for statistical education of preK–12 instructorsThe American Statistical Association (ASA) has issued the Statistical Education of Teachers (SET) Report, which calls on mathematicians, statisticians, mathematics…

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Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, and Freeport-McMoRan, an international natural resource company, will host an interactive live virtual field trip…

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

ASCD has debuted the Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U. The Common Core Resources Project is a curation of instructional resources and assessment sample items that will…

13 free assistive technology resources

13 free assistive technology resources

A limited budget doesn’t have to stop you or your child from getting some of the best assistive technology available to help people with LD. These free resources…

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

On October 25, Discovery Education will be hosting the eighth annual Discovery Education Streamathon, a live, day-long virtual professional learning event.This is one of Discovery Education's annual community…

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10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

From STEM videos to history lessons, YouTube can be a one-stop shop for flipped learning If must-implement educational trends were narrowed down to a small group, flipped learning…

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

Stacey Roshan has found that flipping her math class leads to more powerful classroom interactions.In the three years that my advanced math classes have been flipped, I…

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

The flipped classroom is an education trend that has generated a lot of buzz, but some educators have struggled to create or find videos that are both short…

Teachers: Involve parents in the flipped classroom, too

At the beginning of each semester I spend time speaking to my students about what the flipped classroom is: a significant change over the way students have previously…

How TED-Ed is helping to amplify instruction

Technology can extend a talented teacher’s reach to thousands or even millions of kids around the world, said Chris Anderson, curator of the nonprofit TED project—and during an…

The truth about flipped learning

A flipped classroom is all about watching videos at home and then doing worksheets in class, right? Wrong! Consider carefully the assumptions and sources behind this oversimplified description.…

How to implement the ‘flipped classroom’

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

How to make videos your students will love

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Sal Khan, whose online Khan Academy serves up video tutorials to more than 6 million students worldwide each month, wants to reassure teachers that the free educational service… m88 | Billigt köpa dörrar

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Over the past two years, the Flipped Learning method has created quite a stir. Some argue that this teaching method will completely transform education, while others say it…

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