Mon.Nov 13, 2023

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Geography Awareness Week: November 13-17, 2023

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Promoted by National Geographic, here’s what you should know about Geography Awareness Week: Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens. National Geographic created Geography Awareness Week to raise awareness to this dangerous deficiency in American education and excite people about geography as both a discipline and as a part of everyday life.

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Is AI a Pathway to Better Teaching and Learning?

ED Surge

In the evolving landscape of education, one topic has taken center stage: generative AI. As educators, we tend to be on a continuous quest for innovative edtech tools that will enhance the learning experience for students. The potential of generative AI is both promising and profound, but it raises critical questions: How can this transformative technology be harnessed not only to educate but to empower inclusively and equitably?

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How To Teach Engineering Concepts In The 21st Century Classroom

Accelerate Learning

The goal of modern education is crystal clear: to ignite students' passion for learning and sustain their interest in expanding knowledge. This is especially true for STEM, where interest can lead to successful and lucrative careers centered around a passion.

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Humor in Our Schools Heals and Engages Us

Middle Web

Author and master teacher Debbie Silver begins her case for spirit-building humor and laughter in classrooms and schools with a personal story from her years as a middle level educator. "Pay attention to how much you laugh together. Teachers and school leaders who laugh, last." The post Humor in Our Schools Heals and Engages Us first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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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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GIS and STEM: Mapping the Way to Future Careers

PCS Edventures

A geographic information system (GIS) is a valuable tool for a wide range of STEM careers, including environmental science, civil engineering and market analysis. So, what is a GIS? It’s a system that creates, manages, analyzes and maps all kinds of data. A GIS connects data to a map and integrates locations with descriptions. This data is displayed using various apps and software, which can differ depending on the industry.

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So You Wanna Teach STEM?

STEM Education Works

If you’ve ever dipped your toes into the educational pool, you’ll know that buzzwords flow in and out of fashion faster than TikTok trends. Is STEM just another one of those fancy acronyms that will soon join the wooly mammoth in obscurity? Well, prepare yourself because we’re diving headfirst into the whirlpool of STEM. Let’s explore what makes STEM tick and ways to incorporate STEM concepts into the classroom.

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Nov 13, Naming Collinear and Coplanar Points

Online Math for All

Naming Collinear and Coplanar Points - Concept - Examples

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Nov 13, Equation of a Circle Passing Through Three Points

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Nov 13, Naming Collinear and Coplanar Points Worksheet

Online Math for All

Naming Collinear and Coplanar Points Worksheet

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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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Nov 13, Point of Concurrency

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Point of Concurrency - Concept - Examples

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Nov 13, Concurrency of Three Lines Worksheet

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Concurrency of Three Lines Worksheet

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Nov 13, Point of Concurrency Worksheet

Online Math for All

Point of Concurrency Worksheet

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Nov 13, Concurrent Lines

Online Math for All

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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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Nov 13, Concurrency of Straight Lines worksheet

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Concurrency of Straight Lines worksheet

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Nov 13, How to check if 3 lines are concurrent

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How to check if 3 lines are concurrent

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