Sun.Sep 24, 2023

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Wellness? Productivity? Meet While You Walk!

Middle Web

Walking meetings are not only a good wellness strategy, they’re great for brain-storming, problem-solving and increasing productivity, writes teacher and school leader Kasey Short. The change in scenery, relaxed atmosphere and movement can be like a “reboot” for body and mind. The post Wellness? Productivity? Meet While You Walk! first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Register now for TransportationYOU Summit, Oct. 28

Newton STEM

WTS-Boston will host the 2023 TransportationYOU Summit on October 28 , 10AM-2PM, for students in ages 8-14 of all gender identities, with a particular focus on educating girls and young women about the collegiate and career opportunities available to them in STEM, and particularly int transportation fields. The Summit, held in person at UMass Lowell (31 University Ave., Lowell), will have in-person, hands-on workshops and activities hosted by professionals in the field to introduce students to c


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Sep 24, Velocity and Acceleration

Online Math for All

Velocity and Acceleration

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HMSC exhibition: Surveillance – From Vision to Data

Newton STEM

Harvard Museums of Science and Culture has opened a new exhibition, Surveillance: From Vision to Data associated with its Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments (1 Oxford Street, Cambridge). The exhibition extends beyond cameras and their watchers to explore the profound influence of data, highlighting historical instruments that have been used to transform individuals and landscapes into 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.