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How to Prepare for College

Ask a Tech Teacher

Succeeding in college is both easy and hard. It takes planning, drive, and dedication, but once you commit to the required changes, the payback is worth it. The first big tip: College is not like High School. Succeeding in the former in no way predicts success in the latter. With High School graduation close, college on the horizon, one of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributors put together a list of great tips and ideas to help you prepare for one of the biggest steps you can take to build your fu

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Summer STEM: Online Teacher Information Session

All About STEM

Event Date: Thursday 11 May An informal session with the STEM Ambassador Hub to talk through resources, activities and competitions for the Summer term! Looking for STEM ideas, inspiration and opportunities for outdoor activities? *Come along! Join All About STEM (STEM Ambassador Hub for Merseyside and Cheshire) for an online showcase – highlighting resources and activities for you to use in the.

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Single Point Rubrics: Efficient and Impactful

Middle Web

The single point rubric – a minimalist, stripped-down version of the standard 4-point rubric – provides efficiency for teachers and is impactful for students because the simplified teacher feedback fosters growth, writes Stephanie Farley. She also shares three grading tips. The post Single Point Rubrics: Efficient and Impactful first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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#CelebrateWithDE: Financial Literacy Month

STEM Discovery Education

Preparing future-ready students means helping them build the skills needed to succeed beyond the classroom. And what better way to help students focus on life skills than to celebrate Financial Literacy Month! Discovery Education has a wealth of resources to teach all students about money management, financial responsibility, and all about the economy.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Solar System Hats

The STEM Laboratory

Children love learning about outer space – twinkling stars, faraway planets, infinite miles of unknown. – it’s all pretty magical. Whether you’re organizing a space unit or just want a fun way to help kids learn the order of planets from the sun, these solar system hats are a must-try. Grab yours in the Outer Space Activity Pack available in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!

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OTT 201: How to Incorporate Christmas into Your Science Lesson: A Look Back

Trina Deboree Teaching and Learning

Today we are looking back at episode 57 of One Tired Teacher. This episode is all about teaching solids, liquids, and gases using a Christmas theme.

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How Do Bananas Grow?

Smore Science

Table of Contents Fruits are the sweet or sour, fleshy products on trees and plants that contain seeds and can be consumed as food. Fruits are known to be important sources of vitamins and minerals. According to biologists, fruits are actually the ripened female reproductive part (called the ovary ) along with its components. How exactly are fruits formed?

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Black History Month at Informed K12

Informed K12

This blog post is part of the Informed K12 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion event and education series. We take our commitment to DEI very seriously and want to make sure that we are gathering feedback from our DEI Council on all our blog posts.

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Mar 28, Value of an Algebraic Expression

Online Math for All

Value of an Algebraic Expression

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Harnessing The Power Of Math Manipulatives

Mathematics, a subject steeped in abstract concepts, often poses challenges to students, especially those in grades 5-10. But imagine a bridge that transformed this intricate maze into an interactive adventure.

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An After-School Education Program Aims to Diversify the Tech Industry

ED Surge

OAKLAND, Calif. — The lab starts filling up after school lets out. Students trickle in. They help themselves to a snack — today it’s tacos — and chat excitedly with friends. They laugh and joke, listening to Beyoncé and Rihanna on built-in speakers. Soon, employees from one of the world’s most influential companies will arrive to teach these students about computer science: how to program computer games, how to work with data and how to found and run a business.

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