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Latest AI Announcements Mean Another Big Adjustment for Educators

ED Surge

Tech giants Google, Microsoft and OpenAI have unintentionally assigned educators around the world major homework for the summer: Adjusting their assignments and teaching methods to adapt to a fresh batch of AI features that students will enter classrooms with in the fall. Educators at both schools and colleges were already struggling to keep up with ChatGPT and other AI tools during this academic year, but a fresh round of announcements last month by major AI companies may require even greater a

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What You Might Have Missed in May–What’s up in June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the past month: Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer Tech Tips to End the School Year AI has potential to upend student testing A Typing Website With a Twist 5 Innovative Tech Projects for High Schoolers How do you teach the hard to teach class? Watch the video. How to Track My Child’s Location 12 Innovative Digital Tools to Engage High School Students May Is Homeschool Awareness Month–Check our Subscriber Special Ethics and the Use of AI in Essays Here’s

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Online Teacher Session: Summer STEM!

All About STEM

Get the Inside Scoop each month – hop online for a snappy-session of STEM inspiration! You can join Joanna at the start of July to hear exciting ideas for summer STEM activities and learn more CREST Awards. CREST projects are great for school, clubs or fun over the holidays!

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Overview of Instructional Materials Review and Approval (IMRA) and House Bill 1605

Accelerate Learning

Confused about IMRA? Learn about Instructional Materials Review and Approval (IMRA) and House Bill 1605 and its impact on educational resources.

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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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FREE Amazing Apprenticeships Display Bundle!

All About STEM

Amazing Apprenticeships has released a NEW A-Z of Apprenticeship Attributes and added it to their FREE display bundle! The A-Z of Apprenticeship Attributes poster showcases some of the ways to describe an apprentice. It’s the perfect centrepiece for any display to get learners talking about career pathways.

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The Careers & Enterprise Company: Primary Resources

All About STEM

The Careers & Enterprise Company primary resources are free to download and created by trusted providers and organisations funded to test what works at primary level. The Primary Careers Resources can help to: All resources focus on career-related learning and are age-appropriate.

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MimioPro G Wins Education Hardware Innovation Award

Box Light

In the modern classroom of digital natives, capturing their attention and fostering engagement are key challenges for educators. The MimioPro G interactive display addresses these challenges head-on by seamlessly integrating with an extensive suite of educational tools while offering unique benefits that set it apart from other displays. Its advanced features earned an Education Hardware Innovation Award in the 2024 EdTech Breakthrough Awards Program.

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STEM Community: Educators – Free Prize Draw

All About STEM

STEM Learning is celebrating 20 years of advancing STEM education and supporting educators across the UK! “As the UK’s largest provider of STEM education and careers support, STEM Learning has impacted countless teachers, technicians, and students through its high-quality CPD programmes.

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Centering Love, Justice & Liberation in Schools

Middle Web

In Humans Who Teach, Shamari Reid tells many stories to lift the veil on the weights of expectation placed on teachers, by themselves and society. Reid centers “love in our work as humans who teach,” offering ways to jump-start ourselves if action seems difficult, says Sarah Cooper. The post Centering Love, Justice & Liberation in Schools first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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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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Becoming a Research Placement Provider

All About STEM

Spend part of your summer inspiring the next generation by offering a placement to a student! Research placements enable talented students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their STEM skills, increase their aspirations and grow their confidence. Students learn more about different career paths, including apprenticeships and higher education.

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REU-PATHWAYS 2024: Week 1

Northeastern University

The Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education is pleased to announce that last week we officially welcomed our 2024 cohort of REU-PATHWAYS students to campus! This Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program ( NSF #2150417 ) provides pathways for local community college students to enrich their education and careers by becoming meaningfully involved in research projects hosted at Northeastern University.