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#71: Beginning Graphs in MS Excel

Ask a Tech Teacher

Excel makes graphs simple and easy for beginners. Even my parent helpers are amazed at how much students can do with a simple F11 shortkey and a right click. This lesson plan works just as well with Google Sheets though you may have to adapt a few of the instructions. If the lesson plans are blurry, click on them for a full size alternative. — Click for more Excel lesson plans Copyright ©2023 Askatechteacher.com– All rights reserved.

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This Future Teacher Hopes to Be a Change Agent By Exposing Students to Different Perspectives

ED Surge

There’s a lot of talk these days about the teacher pipeline. Who’s in it? Is it drying up? How do we fill it — and fast? At the same time, and not unrelated, the teaching profession is experiencing a period of upheaval. Narratives around staff shortages, resignations, burnout, politicization and other issues are circulating, creating an atmosphere of discouragement and gloom for those in the field and those adjacent to it.


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12 AR Apps and Tips for Awesome Classrooms with Jaime Donally

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Using your smartphone, you can now scan a human. In this episode of the 10 Minute Teacher podcast, I speak with AR expert Jaime Donally about practical ways to use augmented reality in the classroom. Jaime shares 12 top tips and resources for engaging learning with immersive tech, including 3D scanning, 3D printing, and more.

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Bias, assumptions and emotions: why we think what we think


Bias, assumptions and emotions: why we think what we think Published: While highly efficient, the way we process information to make decisions is far from perfect. Finding out how this process works – and how we can use this awareness to make better decisions – is at the heart of cognitive science. At The University of Melbourne in Australia, Professor Andrew (Andy) Perfors is studying the nature of bias and other features of cognition, and even applying these findings to machine learning.

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Early morning university classes correlate with poor sleep and academic performance

K-12 Education News

Sleep scientists' analyses show associations between early classes, less sleep, poor attendance and reduced grade point average. Studies in secondary and junior college students have shown that later start times can have positive impacts on grades.

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Outdoor STEM Activities for Kids

STEM Sport

What is STEM? STEM is an acronym used to describe science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects. This acronym is often used to clump these subjects together because of their similarities in hard skills and career paths. In education, many curriculum plans combine these subjects into cross-curricular lessons to increase student comprehension and retention.


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STEM Challenge featuring Math Skills

Teachers are Terrific

Let’s combine an exciting STEM Challenge and collecting data. Students will use data to calculate the mean, median, mode, and range after completing each task! This is all about cup stacking! Now, you know this is true >>> If you give a group of students a stack of cups they are going to immediately take them apart and start building pyramids.

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Stories From the Field: 2023 TASBO Engage

Informed K12

Some of our Texas District Partnership Managers recently had the opportunity to attend the 2023 TASBO (Texas Association of School Business Officials) Conference. For many folks on our team, this was also the first time they got to meet each other in person. Please read below some of their insights and takeaways from this event! Why were you interested in attending TASBO?

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Perkins Elementary – STEM Field Trip (03.25.2023)

Northeastern University

Last Friday on March 25, the Center for STEM Education had a chance to invite Perkins Elementary to Northeastern for the Paper Birds Competition. Thanks to Professor Alireza Ramezani and the members of his Silicon Synapse Lab , Juliane Hyvert, Kaushik Venkatesh Krishnamurthy and Adarsh Kaushik, we were able to welcome the 5th and 6th grade students from Perkins and teach them all about bio-engineering!

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European Accessibility Act: What It Entails for Your Digital Products

Magic EdTech

Did you know that nearly 87 million Europeans face a constant struggle to access basic necessities like using their mobile phones or traveling on public transport? These simple tasks may seem like a no-brainer, but without proper accessibility features, they can be a daily hurdle for many. The European Accessibility Act is an important step towards improving the lives of those with disabilities.

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Boosting Student Engagement and Motivation: PBL Connections in a Recent Survey and John Hattie's New Book

Defined Learning

You may have seen some recent headlines about a survey of teenagers in the U.S. The most common takeaway was that "the chance to redo assignments" was the number one pick for what would motivate teens to work harder in school. But if you look at the rest of the top ten picks, eight of them (!!) connect to project-based learning.

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Mar 28, Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions

Online Math for All

Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions

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Mar 28, How to Solve an Equation

Online Math for All

How to Solve an Equation