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Cruise through a collider | Science News - 1 views

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    "tour the Large Hadron Collider and other CERN experiments in 360-degree photo panoramas online.

    Virtual visitors can "walk" through a tunnel housing part of the collider's 27-kilometer-long particle accelerator. Or you can explore brightly painted particle detectors such as the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment,"
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About Us | Stemnet - 2 views

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    "STEMNET (the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) creates opportunities to inspire young people in STEM.

    We do this by working with thousands of schools, colleges and STEM employers, to enable young people of all backgrounds and abilities to meet inspiring role models, understand real world applications of STEM subjects and experience hands-on STEM activities that motivate, inspire and bring learning and career opportunities to life."
valerie taylor

Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects | Edutopia - 1 views

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    "Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
    a. Advocate and practice safe, legal and responsible use of information and technology.
    b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning and productivity.
    c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
    d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship."
valerie taylor

Science Friday - 1 views

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    "Science Friday lesson plans are based on our popular Science Friday Videos and are created for us by the New York Hall of Science."
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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers - 1 views

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    "Inquiry-based learning is an approach that can easily accommodate project-based learning, challenge-based learning, place-based education, blended learning, and other trends in education."
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Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories | Making the world a better place, one Evil Mad Scienti... - 1 views

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    more engineering than science, electronics, robotics
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Under the Microscope, Some Things Look Too Crazy to Be Real - Wired Science - 0 views

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    "Colors in the photographs are produced by fluorescent dyes used to illuminate microscopic samples. The dyes are not true-color, but neither are the colorations arbitrary: Different dyes bind with different material structures, so that the resulting coloration patterns reflect the composition of samples.

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valerie taylor

Self Directed Learning: 15 Ways of the Successful Self-Directed Learner - 0 views

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    "The "why" of self-directed learning is survival-your own survival as an individual, and also the survival of the human race.  Clearly, we are not talking here about something that would be nice or desirable….We are talking about a basic human competence-the ability to learn on one's own-that has suddenly become a prerequisite for living in this new world. - Malcom Knowles, 1975"
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5 Simple Computer Languages That Are Great for Kids - 1 views

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    "The use of computers and computer languages in education has been impressive in the last couple of years.  More and more school going kids use computers in the heart of all academic and personal development than ever. Such use has been phenomenal in helping improve classroom interactive learning, bettering student grades and improving competitiveness in a modern education setting, among others."
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How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning | MindShift - 0 views

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    "seven components to game-play that aptly fit curriculum design.
    Challenge is constant
    Everything is interconnected
    Failure is reframed as iteration
    Learning happens by doing
    Feedback is immediate and ongoing
    Everyone is a participant
    It feels like play"
valerie taylor

Engineering a Better Future for Girls - US News and World Report - 0 views

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    "Although young women currently make up only 18 percent of engineering majors, there are many bright spots including such disciplines as biomedical and environmental engineering, where in 2011 these fields awarded 39 percent and 44 percent of their degrees, respectively, to women."
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Smartphones in the Classroom? Sure, With These Top Apps for Each Subject | Fluency21 - ... - 0 views

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    "A report by Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project indicated that 73 percent of teachers use cell phones for classroom activities. Educational apps open a world of possibilities for teachers and students. The growing pool of grade- and subject-specific apps can keep students engaged and make teachers' lives easier."
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Teaching Tweens & Young Teens NOW - 0 views

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    "How to Teach Tweens & Young Teens - The first few weeks in the middle grades classroom can be all too real - even a little surreal at times. That's especially true for new teachers and those just beginning to teach at the middle level. "
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What Works Clearinghouse - 0 views

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    " focusing on the results from high-quality research, we try to answer the question "What works in education?"

    Our goal is to provide educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions."
valerie taylor

How to Get Your School Ready for STEM This Year | MindShift - 0 views

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    "ramp up for great STEM learning by following some advice gathered from educators who've been teaching STEM classes successfully for several years.

    First things first: Prepare yourself for noisy, exuberant classrooms where multiple right answers abound and failure is regarded as a positive step toward discovery and a successful solution. Get ready for kids to work closely together, using hands-on methods to solve real-world problems."
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The Best Infographics About Parent Involvement In Schools | Engaging Parents ... - 0 views

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    "The Best Infographics About Parent Involvement In Schools"
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A Collection Of Useful Recently-Published Interactive Maps & Charts | Larry F... - 0 views

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    "some quite useful interactive maps and charts that have been published recently"
valerie taylor

16 Free Science Apps You Must Download Now! From edshelf - 0 views

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    "chemistry, physical science, and general science iPad apps. And the best part - they are all FREE! A teacher's favorite price!"
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