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Tech Tip #109 Five-second Backup

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: How to backup a doc in 5 seconds Category: Problem-solving Q: I’m paranoid about losing lesson plans, report card comments, and other school work.

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Encouragement in Education: Why It’s More Crucial Now Than Ever

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In this uplifting episode, we're joined by Todd Nesloney, a seasoned educator and advocate for authentic leadership in schools. This conversation is a must-listen if you've ever questioned your worth or impact as an educator. Todd delves into the transformative power of vulnerability, the importance of emotional intelligence, and why every single person in a school setting is a leader in their own right—offering acti

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How a Parking Lot Became a Panacea for This School District’s Housing Crisis

ED Surge

Shirley Cruz used to pass an old parking lot on her way to and from work. Adjacent to a former high school, the lot was wasted space back then, she says. Uber and Lyft drivers would congregate there, waiting to get assigned to their next rides, Cruz recalls. Otherwise, it sat empty. In Daly City, California, just south of San Francisco city limits, that’s prime real estate.

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3 Things India Is Getting Right about Education

Middle Web

India is different from the U.S. in many ways, writes Fulbright teacher Marilyn Pryle, but many of the issues they are trying to address are global issues that all countries face. Here are three things India’s public schools often do better than their American counterparts. The post 3 Things India Is Getting Right about Education first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Downloadable Design Briefs for an Integrative STEM Curriculum

These easy-to-use design briefs outline student objectives, challenges, and materials needed to complete each 30-minute to 4-hour lesson. ITEEA’s Integrative STEM curriculum, Engineering byDesign, includes many more standards driven hands-on activities just like these!

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More Than a Standard: Getting Back to the Heart of Education

ED Surge

Picture it: Thirty students in your classroom, each at different levels, with varying needs and interests. Yet, there is just one set of learning standards, one big state exam and one of you. The predicament arises when learners struggle to keep pace with a mandatory curriculum, raising questions about the effectiveness of a one-size-fits-all, grade-level approach to education.

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STEM Everyday #253 | Samsung Solve for Tomorrow | feat. Ann Woo

STEM Everyday Podcast

Each year Samsung hosts a national competition for public schools grades 6–12 in which students are asked to consider how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) can be used to create change in their communities. 2023 is the 14th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest , and with the help of their teachers, students compete to win up to $100,000 in prizes for their school, plus the opportunity to work with Samsung employees to develop their prototypes.

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Knowledge vs. Experience: What I’ve Learned About the Art of Teaching

STEM Education Works

I don’t mean to boast, but as someone with a Ph.D. in Physics, I happen to think I know quite a bit about the subject of physics and science in general. I’ve found that having this kind of academic background in a hard science certainly helps me a lot when it comes to my job as a Curriculum and Outreach Specialist here at STEM Education Works. Especially when it comes to technical writing, training, professional development, and product testing/troubleshooting.

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Volcanoes in STEM- Resources for Busy Teachers

Teachers are Terrific

Volcanoes are fascinating and students love reading about them and creating scenes of eruptions! I have so many resources about volcanoes to share with you! Have you ever seen a live volcano? I was fortunate to visit the Big Island in Hawai’i about three years ago. We were not able to visit Mauna Loa due to snow blocking the roadway! We did visit Mt.

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Monthly Newsletter – August 2023

STEM Education Works

Get ready to experience a whirlwind of excitement as August 16th approaches – National Roller Coaster Day! This annual celebration is all about embracing the heart-pounding world of roller coasters and the joy they bring to thrill-seekers of all ages. As we gear up for this exhilarating occasion, we’re diving into the physics, engineering, and innovation that power these gravity-defying rides.

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LigerBots Open House, Sept. 28

Newton STEM

The Liger Bots , Newton’s dual-high-school FIRST Robotics Competition team, will host an open house for prospective team members on September 28, 6:30PM – 9PM in the engineering room at Newton South High School (Room 9170). All Newton North and Newton South students are invited. This event will include an introductory presentation about the team and hands-on challenges in many of the skill areas that team members learn, like mechanical and electrical engineering, programming, driving robots, C

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Find Grant Funding, for free!

Career in STEM

Millions of dollars in grant funding are awarded to nonprofit organizations throughout the country each year. But do you know how to find it? Demystify the process of grantseeking by equipping you with practical skills you need to find funding for your nonprofit organization with our new Grant Research Course. Learn how to effectively use the best free grant research databases and tools to secure the funding you need to succeed!

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Sep 18, SAT Math Solving Equations

Online Math for All

SAT Math Solving Equations

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