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UBTECH Education, Center for Educational Innovation Partner in New UKIT STEM and Computer Science Program

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:07
The UKIT curriculum includes activities that cultivate 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, team-based work and use of technology.

Simple Guide to Analyzing Media with Key Questions from @MediaLiteracyEd

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 06:55
Here's how to get started with teaching students about media literacy.

Ted Ed: How to Master Your Sense of Smell

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 06:31
March 21st is Fragrance Day

Geometry Pad: Highly Interactive App Guides Kids in Exploring Geometry

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 06:10
Geometry Pad is an interactive workbook that kids can use to create, manipulate, and measure figures.

Fostering Growth in a Collaborative Classroom

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:13
Many K-12 educators find that collaboration is not a single skill but rather a combination of skills and abilities they need to drive student voice and choice to transform learning. It exposes students to a diversity of ideas and styles by fostering leadership skills and higher level thinking.

Women’s History Month Resources. (That you should use all year.)

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 06:42
The National Women’s History Project aims to make excellent, user-friendly materials readily available for all areas of the K-12 curriculum.

Adventure Draws Kids Into Mystery Word Town Spelling App

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 06:10
Old West crime-fighting takes kids on a spelling adventure

SoapBox Labs and Microsoft Announce Partnership to Tackle Childhood Literacy

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 20:41
SoapBox Labs AI-driven speech recognition technology combined with Microsoft's global cloud infrastructure aims to address international education gap

Boxlight Announces Acquisition of Modern Robotics

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 20:35
Expands Proprietary STEM Solutions to Programming and Robotics

Kids Build Maker Skills and Confidence with DIY

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 07:36
In DIY, kids use everyday materials to complete challenges in various skill areas.

Add Videos to Slides with the Screencastify Add-on

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 06:14
Technology should empower our students to seamlessly create, express, and share their ideas.

Securly Acquires TechPilot Labs

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 20:05
With the addition of new solutions from TechPilot Labs, Securly’s comprehensive digital student experience suite now provides these key capabilities:

Who Teaches Best?

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 16:39
US finishes a dismal 17th. A decentralized model leads to wide variation in education quality—and a poor result for one of the richest countries on earth, according to the report.

Casio Announces New Superior Series of LampFree® Projectors

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 08:25
New Models Offer Improved Hybrid Light Source Technology and Education Solutions

Game-Based App Helps Kids Sharpen Vocabulary Skills for SAT

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 06:07
SAT Vocab by Mindsnacks is a game-based app that helps kids studying for the PSAT or SAT improve vocabulary skills.

NCAA Basketball Bracketology 2019: 34 BB Lesson Links

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 05:48
In this post I provide a mix of educational ideas pressing full court toward the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Swing Education Releases New eBook to Help Navigate Teacher Shortages

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:11
The eBook covers causes of teacher shortages and provides steps school and district leaders can take to address it.

Post 1982 Penny Battery: Experiment in Withholding Information

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 06:59
Pennies made after 1982 are ~ 95% zinc with a plated copper exterior. Thus, a penny contains two metals and can, if manipulated properly, be converted into a battery. See video below:  

Vernier Software & Technology Helps Educators and Students Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 17:04
Vernier has compiled a collection of slides highlighting real-life images of brain tissue, in addition to providing tips to help teachers incorporate these slides into their lessons.

ViewSonic Announces Partnership with Hiperwall

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:53
Since 2008, Hiperwall has simplified the implementation of a flexible and expandable video wall software solution.