Thu.Nov 16, 2023

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Apprenticeships Support for Schools & Colleges: FREE Full-Day (ASK)

All About STEM

We’re looking forward to visiting our schools and colleges to offer ASK support! The ASK Programme is available again this year and we are eager to continue to support apprenticeship and T Level education for students. ASK is fully funded by the Department for Education so there is no cost to schools or colleges to access the support, and the programme is also a PAL compliant provider.

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PSSC Film Archive posted on Reddit

The Blog of Phyz

In retirement, I find moments of serendipity from time to time. While meandering the Interwebz looking for the source material used in a lesson on electric field lines , I came across a Reddit post by user SchoggiToeff. They compiled a list of films produced for the Physical Sciences Study Committee (PSSC) in the Cold War era that have survived through to the Age of YouTube (and The Internet Archive).

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Cheshire & Warrington Careers Hub: Parent & Carer Sessions

All About STEM

Next Steps – Enabling parents & carers to support their young people with post-16 pathways. Over the coming year, The Cheshire & Warrington Careers Hub will be providing a range of information and online sessions for parents and carers, relevant to all subjects – not just STEM – to help you support your young person to make the post-16 education or training choices that are right for them.

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Preparing Our Students to Engage the World

Middle Web

The authors of Educating for Global Competence break down what global competence is and then give examples and advice on how teachers can help students achieve it. International teacher Megan Kelly recommends the book as a resource to engage students in global citizenship. The post Preparing Our Students to Engage the World 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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Valley Schools Using Sports to Teach STEM

STEM Sport

STEM Sports Featured on ABC15 Arizona Schools are trying to find creative ways to engage students in learning and one Valley district is combining brains and brawn to boost understanding of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). On a Tuesday morning at Choice Learning Academy, Amy Rosengren’s sixth-grade science class did not learn in a lab or in the classroom.

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Are Local Efforts the Secret to Supporting Early Care and Education in Red States?

ED Surge

In one Idaho town , in the southeastern part of the state, families strive to “read, talk, play” with their children every day while the wider community marches toward its goal of achieving universal preschool. In another , located outside of Boise, a host of once-unavailable services — a food pantry, a Head Start preschool, a health center, and a migrant family liaison — are now housed under a single roof near the center of town, readily accessible to families in need.

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