Technology in the Classroom

Character Lab Expands School Research Capacity with Qualtrics Partnership

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 17:19
The Character Lab Research Network, a nonprofit aimed at advancing the science behind social and emotional learning and character development, has partnered with Qualtrics to expand research efforts and make it easier for scientists to work with middle schools and high schools. The partnership was announced at the Qualtrics X4 Summit in Salt Lake City, UT.

Deadline Fast Approaching for $35,000 Classroom Practices Grant

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:46
The deadline is Wednesday at midnight for a grant that will award up to $35,000 for "proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States."

Project Pals Rolls out PBR Project Management System

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:06
The system, called Project Pals, aims to provide a space in which students can collaborate and upload content; but it also includes tools for teachers to manage group projects and analyze aspects of the students' work, such as who contributed what to the project. And it can serve as a showcase for the students' work to their classmates and parents.

Smithsonian Science for the Classroom Brings Engineering Modules to Elementary Grades

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 13:10
The Smithsonian Science Education Center has partnered with science curriculum developer Carolina Biological Supply Co. to launch new NGSS-aligned engineering modules in Smithsonian Science for the Classroom. The program is targeted toward grades 1 through 5.

Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of March 12, 2018)

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 07:00
The deadline is this week for the Braitmayer Foundation's Innovative Practices in K–12 Education grant! Also this week: the CUE 2018 National Conference is being held in Palm Springs, CA.