Wed.Jun 05, 2024

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World Environment Day: Living Responsibly with Nature

Ask a Tech Teacher

World Environment Day , celebrated annually on June 5th, is designed for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Established in 1972 by the United Nations General Assembly and first held in 1974, it has grown with participation from over 143 countries. Significance World Environment Day serves as a reminder of our collective responsibility to protect and preserve the environment.

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When Teaching Students Math, Concepts Matter More Than Process

ED Surge

As a mathematics education researcher, I study how math instruction impacts students' learning, from following standard math procedures to understanding mathematical concepts. Focusing on the latter, conceptual understanding often involves understanding the “why” of a mathematical concept ; it’s the reasoning behind the math rather than the how or the steps it takes to get to an answer.

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Celebrate World Ocean Day with CREST!

All About STEM

World Ocean Day takes place on the 8th of June 2022, celebrate with your students with sensational STEM projects from CREST! You can download free CREST and CREST accredited resources that will encourage your children to think about water, health, the environment and our planet.

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Top 6 Instructional Strategies for Math

Accelerate Learning

Effective math strategies deepen students' understanding and enthusiasm for mathematics. These strategies not only boost student engagement but also enhance learning outcomes, providing teachers with the tools to deliver more effective education. In this blog, you will learn: The importance of using proven instructional methods in math. How these techniques can transform the approach to teaching math.

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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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Marrying Metacognition and Reciprocal Teaching

Middle Web

As new teachers and other educators in schools with many struggling readers search for equitable instructional approaches that will accelerate (not remediate) student learning, metacognition and reciprocal teaching strategies can help, write Sonya Murray and Gwendolyn Turner. The post Marrying Metacognition and Reciprocal Teaching first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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June STEM Calendar Unveils Daily Inspirations from Science and Technology

STEM for Kids

Raleigh, North Carolina USA 6/5/2024 STEM For Kids is excited to announce the release of the June STEM Calendar, a unique and educational resource designed to highlight significant historic events in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This calendar aims to inspire curiosity, appreciation, and a deeper understanding of the remarkable achievements and milestones that have shaped our world.

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What is the Importance of STEM Education in Climate Change and Sustainability Education for Children?

Scientix

CC-BY, provided by author What are the Sustainable Development Goals? Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals): It is a universal call to action to eradicate poverty, protect our planet and ensure that all people live in peace and prosperity. The major objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals are: To end extreme poverty, To combat inequality and injustice, and To fix climate change.