Opening Minds in Science and Math with a New Set of Keys  5 views
Tips and Tricks for Finding Science and Math Images on the Web  7 views

Like everything else on the Internet, trying to find images is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Without the right tools for finding science and math images on the web it is often an impossible, or at least mindnumbing, task. What is needed are search engines which make the job easier.
This is where the tips and tricks provided below help this seemingly impossible task by using the top search Web 2.0 search engines and tools available today. These are valuable resources for both you and your students when trying to find just the right image for lesson or project involving digital media.
3 Best Practices of Successful Science and Math Teachers  3 views

What does it mean to be a successful science or math teacher? The definition of success is an elusive thing and measured in many ways. MerriamWebster dictionary defines success as  resulting in or gaining a favorable outcome. This, without a doubt, is your and every other teacher's goal for their students.
How to Integrate Wolfram Alpha into Science and Math Classes  2 views

What is Wolfram Alpha? It is a supercomputing brain. It provides calculates and provides comprehensive answers to most any science or math question. Unlike other search sources, you and your students can ask questions in plain language or various forms of abbreviated notation.
Contrary to popular belief, Wolfram Alpha is not a search engine. Unlike popular search engines, which simply retrieve documents based on keyword searches, Wolfram computes answers based on known models of human knowledge. It provides answers which are complete with data and algorithms, representing realworld knowledge.
Top 5 Search Tools for Finding Flickr Images for Use in Education  4 views

The top five search tools for finding Flickr images are designed to help teachers and students locate just the right image for use in any subject area and project. Without these tools finding the right image on this image hosting site is often an impossible, or at least a tedious, task. The value of this site is its ability to provide digital pictures which are often impossible for a teacher to obtain any other way.
Like everything else on the internet, trying to find something is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. This where the top five search tools become valuable resources for teachers and students trying to find images comes into play. These search engines are specifically designed to search the more than three billion pictures on the Flickr hosting site.
To Blog or Not To Blog in Science or Math Class  4 views

The primary purpose of blog is to facilitate interaction between a teacher and his or her students. This is possible because a blog is a dynamic tool which can be easily updated or transformed as necessary to meet the needs of a science or math class.
The integration of blog technology in a class requires an investment of time. Because of this commitment, additional evidence is needed to support the integration this technology in a science or math class curriculum.
Top 10 Online Tools for Teaching Science and Math  4 views

Why use Web 2.0 tools in science and math classes? The primary reason is they facilitate access to input and interaction with content through reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
These tools offer enormous advantages for science and math teachers, in terms of helping their students learn using Web 2.0 tools. For example:
* Most of these tools can be edited from any computer connected to the Internet. Teachers can add, edit and delete information even during class time.
* Students learn how to use these tools for academic purposes and, at the same time, can transfer their use to their personal lives and future professional careers.
* RSS feeds allow students to access all the desired research information on one page.
* Students learn to be autonomous in their learning process.
Project Based Learning Viewed Through a Digital Lens  15 views

Often we search for meaningful ways to integrate digital technology in project based learning activities given to our students. We also would like our students to develop a thorough understanding of the concepts underlying the work  after all this is the purpose of the project.
Giving students the opportunity to complete and present their project through a digital lens has one great advantage  student engagement. This in turn causes students to develop a more in depth understanding of concepts.
Ideas and Strategies for Using Voice Thread in Science and Math  13 views
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