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Universal Design for Learning: What is it? Why use?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Education has come a long way since the focus on “reading, writing, ‘rithmetic” In Ask a Tech Teacher posts, we’ve covered many teaching strategies: Behavior Learning Theory Depth of Knowledge (DoK) Flipped Classroom Frayer Model Growth Mindset Habits of Mind Mindfulness Orton-Gillingham Project-based Learning (PBL) Socratic Method Standards-based Grading Understanding By Design Unschool VARK model Visible Learning Whole Brain Teaching Any of these might be perfect for yo

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From Challenge to Triumph: The Learning Pit Concept Explained

Cool Cat Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter What is the Learning Pit metaphor? How can this illustration be used with students to help them learn? On today's episode, fifth-grade teacher James Nottingham, author of Teach Brilliantly , explains how he uses this example with his students, discusses misconceptions, and explains to students how the learning process works helps them grow and be more successful.

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Amazing Apprenticeships: February Parent & Carer Pack

All About STEM

If you’re looking to advise your teens about career options, Amazing Apprenticeships offer monthly downloadable information booklets for parents or carers. The February Parent Pack includes highlights of National Apprenticeship Week, apprenticeships in teaching, new higher and degree apprenticeship vacancy listings, qualifications, functional skills, career pathways and more!

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STEM Icons – Celebrating Black History

STEM for Kids

Raleigh, North Carolina USA 2/29/2024 Showcasing real-life examples of people in STEM, careers, and applications of STEM to children is important for inspiring diversity in these fields. Various studies and research show that such real connections help break stereotypes, increase confidence and aspirations, and inspire curiosity and innovation. STEM For Kids® is pleased to announce an addition to the STEM Icons book series … STEM Icons: Celebrating Black History for kids.

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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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The Great Science Share

All About STEM

Mark your calendars for the 11th of June 2024! The Great Science Share for Schools is the award-winning campaign that invites 5-14 year olds to share their own scientific questions and investigations, to raise the profile of science in schools and communities, and inspire young people into science and engineering.

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LCR Careers Hub: National Careers Week Guide

All About STEM

Liverpool City Region Careers Hub has put together a guide for National Careers Week 2024. National Careers Week is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education taking place across the UK from the 4th to the 9th of March. The LCR guide includes resources and local, national and online events.

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Strategic Technology Integration for Educational Impact

Box Light

The integration of technology has emerged as a pivotal trend in education, reshaping the way educational institutions operate and deliver learning experiences. For district leadership and decision-makers, understanding the nuances and implications of technology integration is paramount in fostering efficient and effective educational administration.

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10 Tools to Help Kids Develop Their Talents

Middle Web

Lee Hancock's "Talent Zones" provides a new perspective on developing talent and a growing a healthy frame of mind in all our students and children – one that leads to confidence and success. School leader Virginia Hornberger urges teachers, coaches, parents to read it. The post 10 Tools to Help Kids Develop Their Talents first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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How STEM Design Challenges Promote Creativity

Starfish Education

STEM design challenges provide opportunities for kids to participate in hands-on activities that require problem-solving skills and creative solutions.

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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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Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance Transforms Learning with Clevertouch Technology

Box Light

BIBF embraced the challenge of modernizing its teaching spaces by implementing innovative and user-friendly Clevertouch interactive displays.

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Trash Trouble: Unraveling the Mystery of Space Debris

STEMe

Dallas, Texas On the surface of the Earth, we have junkyards and landfills to contain all of our unwanted garbage. However, the tiniest bits of space debris are floating around due to space’s lack of surface area and containment ability. Of course, the planets aren’t going around having parties and littering their own home, so where is this trash coming from?

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Why STEM Graduates are Choosing Other Fields

CSTEM

Written by: Reagan Flowers, Ph.D. A new factor has recently come to light in the issue of unfilled STEM jobs. This new study shows that anywhere from 30 to 60 percent of STEM graduates do not work in a STEM job. This varies by STEM specialty, but could be as high as 72 percent. It has long been thought that STEM labor shortages are the result of students not pursuing STEM majors.

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Tech Apps in Texas: A Familiar Crossroads

Ellipsis Education

Tech Apps in Texas: A Familiar Crossroads February 29, 2024 Dr. Whitney Dove CEO The changes to the Technology Applications requirements may feel challenging, but we’ve been here before. I see many similarities between the Texas science implementation and what we’re doing today. I got the keys to my very first classroom in the summer of 2006.

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Downloadable Design Briefs for an Integrative STEM Curriculum

These easy-to-use design briefs outline student objectives, challenges, and materials needed to complete each 30-minute to 4-hour lesson. ITEEA’s Integrative STEM curriculum, Engineering byDesign, includes many more standards driven hands-on activities just like these!

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You don’t have to grow up to be a scientist

Scientix

CC-By provided by the author This project includes multidisciplinary STEM activities. English and Science teachers are the ones who participated in this project. My students and I integrated all the activities to the objective of English, Science and ICT curriculum. Students used English language for all the activities. We integrated them with the learning outcomes of English: teachers’ and students’ presentation, greeting and meeting people, describing places (schools, towns, countries.

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February 2024 C-STEM Newsletter

CSTEM

Check out this month's C-STEM eNewsletter. Stay up-to-date with C-STEM and the world of STEM, be sure to subscribe or follow us on social media.

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Feb 29, Worksheet on Factoring Polynomials

Online Math for All

Worksheet on Factoring Polynomials

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As of the 2025 AP exam revision, are Physics C mechanics and Physics C E&M two separate year long courses now? (No.)

Jacobs Physics

On February 29 2024, the College Board released the course and exam descriptions for the revised version of all four AP Physics courses. You can find all the information and links at this page. For the AP Physics C exams, the course content will not change. However, all AP physics exams - P1, P2, C-mechanics, and C-E&M - will be in an identical format as of the 2025 exams.

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Feb 29, Multiplying Square Roots Worksheet

Online Math for All

Multiplying Square Roots Worksheet

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Feb 29, Square Roots Addition and Subtraction Worksheet

Online Math for All

Square Roots Addition and Subtraction Worksheet

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