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June is Internet Safety Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

June is National Internet Safety Month , thanks to a resolution passed in 2005 by the U.S. Senate. The goal is to raise awareness about online safety for all, with a special focus on kids ranging from tots to teens. Here’s a short list of internet cautions I got from an online efriend a few years ago. I reprint it every year because it covers all the basics, avoids boring details, and gives kids (and adults) rules to live by: Not everything you read online is true It used to be anything we

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Utilizing Canva to Work Smarter Not Harder

Teach Hub

Teaching is a balancing act, with constantly juggling creating lesson plans , grading papers, and many other tasks. This juggling act can feel like an endless cycle, that’s why finding ways to make your workflow more efficient is so essential. Canva is a free tool designed to simplify your daily tasks so you can work smarter, not harder. By utilizing Canva’s resources you can streamline your workflow to help lighten your load.

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Turning Bugs into Breakthroughs

CoderZ

“Ms. Bacon, I broke it!” The call came from across the classroom, quickly followed by laughter from the rest of the students. It had become something of an inside joke for the class: breaking the code, making strange things happen with the program, and sharing surprising discoveries with the rest of the class. I couldn’t have been happier. As educators, we want to empower our students to independently explore the world around them, make predictions, test hypotheses, and adjust understandings as

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Horticulture and Sustainable Landscape Design Course Updates for 2024-2025

CTE Learning

Today we are taking a look at our Horticulture and Sustainable Landscape Design course, which we are updating for the 2024-2025 school year. Landscape design and horticulture is a big business and a great STEM career option for students. This industry has always been a place for those who love nature, design, and working outdoors. We are excited to offer students brand-new features that will introduce them to this exciting career pathway.

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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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Empowering Every Student with Coding Knowledge – Galena Park ISD

CoderZ

When Tiffany Benitez started her school’s STEM and robotics club, four Galena Park Independent School District students signed up for it. She was a teacher at the time, and the group’s size quickly doubled to eight as more students learned about the opportunity. Soon, this district elementary science specialist’s robotics capabilities were maxed out.

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How to Choose a STEM Curriculum

Carly and Adam

Choosing the right STEM curriculum for your classroom or school can be a daunting task. With the rise of STEM education, teachers are flooded with countless options, each promising to be the perfect solution. Here are some tips for making sure you select a STEM curriculum that will meet the needs of your teachers and students. Choosing the right STEM curriculum involves careful consideration and evaluation.

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Engineering the Way to Creativity & Resilience: Dr. Katie Bateman on ChangED

EiE Blog

Museum of Science, Boston's YES staff on ChangED podcast about STEM, engineering and technology education impact on student creativity and resilience.

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Jun 7, Multiplying Matrices

Online Math for All

Multiplying Matrices - Concept - Examples

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Jun 7, SAT Math Videos (Part 3 - Calculator)

Online Math for All

SAT Math Videos (Part 3 - Calculator)

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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.