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Elizabeth Resnick

eGFI - For Teachers » Grades 6-8 - 5 views

  • Marshmallow Design Challenge Posted on September 28th, 2011 by mxl In this lesson, K-12 student teams have a limited period of time (18 minutes) to build the tallest free-standing spaghetti structure that can support a marshmallow. They learn how engineers collaborate to design, test, and improve on their ideas, as well as examine hidden assumptions that can derail the creative process and final product. Read More
  • Lesson: Design From Nature Posted on September 25th, 2011 by mxl In this lesson, students in grades 6-8 discover how engineers can use biomimicry to enhance their designs. They learn how careful observation of nature — in this case, reverse engineering a flower — can lead to new innovations and products. Read More
  • Lesson: Concrete for Kids Posted on September 6th, 2011 by mxl Concrete for Kids is a fun, hands-on activity to introduce students to engineering and concrete as an engineered material that engineers use to make the structures we use every day, including bridges, buildings, and roads. In this two-period lesson, teams of students in grades K-12 mix and pour concrete to form beams which, once hardened, are tested to see how much weight they can hold before breaking. Read More
    Engineering lesson plans.  Sort by grade level.  
Steven Engravalle

K12 Guide to going Google - 4 views

    If your school is going Google, the K12 Guide to Going Google is obviously a great resource. But if your school is still gathering information before making a decision about whether or not to "go Google," the K12 Guide to Going Google will give you a good sense of what the process entails.
Bob Calder

K12 Manifesting Its Corporate Destiny - Seeking Alpha - 18 views

    Revealing article about junk bond king Milliken, William Bennett, and their company that runs virtual schools for many states.
tim stapley

Fair Use & Plagiarism - FREE Language Arts Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games - 125 views

  • Free Presentations in PowerPoint formatWhat is plagiarism? (and why you should care)   Plagiarism - Don't Do It! Thou Shall Not Steal (hs) For Students: Plagiarism  For Teachers: Cybercheat, Plagiarism and the Internet Plagiarism (ppts and more, Redclay Schools)  Plagiarism   Quoting, Plagiarism, and Paraphrasing  Quoting, Paraphrasing, Plagiarism, Summarizing Avoiding Plagiarism   What is plagiarism?  Fair Use Copyright Infringement  See Also: Quotation Marks, Paraphrasing, Copyrights, Language Arts Index, Reading Index, Writing Index
    clas activities to teach plagerism
Jason Seliskar

K12 Guide to going Google - 147 views

    A guide to deploying Google Apps at K-12 schools.
Roland Gesthuizen - 44 views

    The NMC Horizon Report: 2011 K-12 Edition .. is produced by the NMC in collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) .. , an ongoing research effort established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within education around the globe.
Emily McCarren

FAQ - Imagine K12 - 82 views

    List of current projects in imagine K12 project. Check out Goalbook, looks awesome!
Randolph Hollingsworth

K12 Inc., Virginia-based virtual schools operator, reports third quarter growth - Washington Post - 0 views

    record growth in profits (from failing public schools and from charter schools) despite bad NYT press and class-action lawsuit by stakeholders
Leslie Cash

Technology Tools for Teachers | From the Shelby County Tech Team - 25 views

    Lots of Web 2.0 tools - more being added all the time
    Check out this new and growing blog - all kinds of tools for K12; list of grant opportunities
Marc Patton

Dell Education Challenge | Dell Social Innovation Challenge - 7 views

    Starting September 13, will act as an educational innovation community where university students, academia, primary/K12 educators, mentors, judges and fellow students from around the globe can network, share best practices and inspire each other to create educational change. Plus, we offer $30,000 in prizes and awards to help students put their ideas into action!
Rob Ruddle

eGFI Magizine - 2 views

    eGFI is for everyone! From the interactive website to the colorful and inspiring print and digital magazine, there is something for everyone--students, K-12 teachers and informal educators, parents and guardians, and anyone else with an interest in engineering. - See more at:

Educating Educators, Part 1 | Teach Amazing! - 4 views

    Step 1 of Training Educators in technology #cpchat #edchat Step 1 of Training Educators in technology #k12 #schools
Karen Wester

EducationalCyberPlayGround, Inc. K-12 Education reference directory of Resources. - 36 views

    Educational CyberPlayGround, Inc.™ strives to help Teachers, Parents, and Policy Makers: Learn about Music, Teaching, Internet, Technology, Literacy, Arts & Linguistics in the K12 classroom.

Weblogg-ed » The New Story…Who's Doing It? - 20 views

  • Science Leadership Academy, High Tech High, CIS 339 in New York City, VanMeter High School in Iowa, and Hunterdon Central High School, my old stomping grounds here in NJ
  • Poughkeepsie Day School i
    Can we make a list please....
Marc Patton

Intel Education - For K12 Education - 83 views

    Website put together by Intel that contains a vast amount of professional development resources (examples, theories, positive practice) for educators. Below is Intel's description of the page:\n\nIntel® Education enables 21st century teaching and learning through free professional development, tools, and resources that help K-12 teachers engage students with effective use of technology.
    Intel® Education enables 21st century teaching and learning through free professional development, tools, and resources that help K-12 teachers engage students with effective use of technology.
Stein Brunvand

SqoolTools: Free Eucational Resources that Make Learning Fun - 0 views

    This is another virtual learning environment tool for k12 educators to use to create an online learning classroom for their students.
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