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Easy steps to OER creation

Open educational resources (OER) offer educators a chance to align learning materials to students' needs--and teachers can create their own OER through a surprisingly straightforward process, using materials they likely…

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Project-based learning gives students ownership of their education

The suggestions came thick and fast. Decatur needs a bigger and better mall. Or an amusement and water park. Or a wider selection of restaurants. Geometry students at Eisenhower High School gathered…

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Using flipped learning to boost engagement

Supporters of flipped learning have proven that the instructional model is more than just a fad. As it spreads to classrooms across the nation, educators are leveraging the flipped model…

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Robotics enters K-12 classrooms

The lesser-known elements of STEM are enjoying the limelight right now, with computer science and coding moving to the top of educators’ priority lists. Robotics, too, is following suit—the subject…

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STEAM Ahead program gives students a taste of higher-level science, math, arts

The students crouched intently over laptop computers, inputting data from a chemistry experiment. It was the kind of thing one might expect to find in a college biology lab, but…

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16 educators new teachers should follow on Twitter

It’s no secret that new teachers need lots of support, and these days, teachers often find support online and through social media. In fact, following just a few inspirational educators…

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Carnegie Science Center defends its offerings to girls after criticism in social media

Over the past decade, the Carnegie Science Center has considered itself a leader in the area of science education for girls, creating programs such as science sleepovers, implementing school tours…

Digital Issue Article
Top predictions for tomorrow’s classrooms

Given the fast pace with which technology evolves, it’s not entirely a huge stretch to say that a new learning tool could transform classrooms within a year.…

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El Paso uses digital textbooks for high school science

El Paso Independent School District took the first step in eliminating printed textbooks when high school science classes switched to digital textbooks last week.…

7 STEM apps designed by students

Students from across the United States met with congressional leaders and the Obama administration to show STEM apps and games they've developed.…