Wed.Apr 10, 2024

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Tech Tip #90: Don’t Be Afraid of Mulligans

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each week, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! Q: Some kids are hard workers, but they just don’t get computers. Their effort deserves a good grade, but their product is nowhere near class requirements.

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AI Guidelines for K-12 Aim to Bring Order to the ‘Wild West’

ED Surge

Education has had a wobbly relationship with the still-evolving presence of generative AI in schools — with some school districts banning it only to reverse course. It can save teachers time by automating tasks , while also causing headaches as an accomplice to cheating students. So how much work would it take to come up with guidelines to help educators manage the challenges of using generative AI tools for their work?


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Northeastern Giving Day – Donate to the Center

Northeastern University

Northeastern’s Center for STEM Education Giving Day! Northeastern University is hosting its annual Giving Day today! This is an amazing opportunity to support the Center for STEM Education and help us continue providing nearby communities with fun and exciting STEM activities to encourage a new generation of STEM thinkers. Every year the Center for STEM Education hosts a variety of programs for students to get involved.

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How Data Drives Strategies for Improved Student Outcomes

ED Surge

Data-driven decisions are increasingly recognized as a critical component of K-12 education, enhancing personalized learning, improving assessment and feedback, optimizing resource allocation and fostering early intervention. These decisions are informed by analyzing various types of data, such as academic achievement, non-academic factors, program and systems data, and perception data.

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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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How to Use Video Games in the Classroom

Teach Hub

The idea of using video games in the classroom may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s clear that when students are engaged, they are learning. Using video games in the classroom as an innovative approach to engage students can work. According to research , game-based learning can motivate learners to be engaged over longer periods as well as develop their social and emotional skills.

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Flight Projects for Elementary Students

Teachers are Terrific

Looking for something engaging? How about 3 STEM challenges featuring experiments and using test results to create the ultimate flying machine! I know I say this all the time- but when I place the word “Airplanes” or “Helicopters” or “Hoop Flyers” on our agenda board the kids are immediately engaged. They love to fly anything.

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STEM & Sustainability: Preparing the Next Generation for Green Careers

STEM Sport

Sustainability and sustainable development were defined by the World Commission on Environment and Development as, “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” As major issues present themselves, such as water shortage and air pollution, there is an increased emphasis on establishing and maintaining sustainable habits across businesses and communities.

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Apr 10, Sinusoidal Function

Online Math for All

Sinusoidal Function - Concept - Graphing - Solved Problems