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The Vocabulary Doctors: How to Teach Vocabulary

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Angela Peery has been an educator 31 years and has served as a secondary English teacher, secondary administrator, instructional coach, turnaround specialist, curriculum developer, and consultant.

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STEM Gains Traction in After-School Programs

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Many schools are recognizing the importance of providing their students with opportunities for greater technology instruction — especially in supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs with an emphasis on coding.


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23 amazing STEM and digital learning tools

eSchool News

program introduces new research-based metrics to more appropriately assess that students are ready to pursue their lifelong goals and dreams following post-secondary education. Next page: More digital technologies and STEM resources).


Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.


High schools fail to provide legally required education to students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

Even students with cognitive delays may be able to attend modified post-secondary programs if given adequate preparation and encouragement in school. Hatharasinghe-Gerschler had been diagnosed with a reading comprehension disability in elementary school.

CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools


We purged through the winners and compiled a list of educational tools and gadgets for you to look for in 2017. Tenka Labs’ Circuit Cubes These little cubes with built-in circuits pack in a nice punch for educators targeting STEM and 21st century skills. What’s next in edtech?

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Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

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In 2008, a few years after Hurricane Katrina, school officials in Louisiana asked aspiring charter-school leader Andrew Shahan to consider taking over the failing Dr. Charles Drew Elementary School in New Orleans’ Upper 9th Ward.

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps


One district employee was smiling about how there were elementary and secondary teachers connecting and sharing: “Where else do you see this?” It was at an elementary school, and a healthy brunch was provided.

Hacking project-based learning: tips for management, assessment, & more from Ross Cooper & Erin Murphy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’m assuming it’s very different for elementary than secondary. Erin: I’m going to let Ross jump in in a second, but I just want to address here the piece about the secondary versus the elementary.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, Sean, you’re currently working with iPads and some online formative assessments for STEM classrooms. He also continues to consult for various districts across the country at the elementary, middle, and secondary level training teachers and administrators. 2017).

Inside the oil industry’s not-so-subtle push into K-12 education

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Jennifer Merritt’s first-graders at Jefferson Elementary School in Pryor, Oklahoma, were in for a treat. Abandoned by the school bus, Pete walks to Petroville Elementary in his pajamas. “It

Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs


On an ordinary June morning, kids descend on the campus of Auburn University to try science experiments at the college of education’s annual STEM camp. McGhee, assistant clinical professor of elementary education at Auburn University.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” ” This stems from a protest at the University of Connecticut. link] — Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) December 11, 2017. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

Schools in Three States Establish or Expand Student Access to Courses from The Virtual High School


Schools increase their course offerings by using the VHS catalog which consists of more than 200 unique online courses, including 23 AP® offerings, innovative STEM programs, and a wide variety of unique electives. Positive response to the courses offered by The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.),a

With a teacher like me, ‘Would I have turned out better?’

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Fellows receive monthly stipends that start at $450 and rise each year, up to $700, in an attempt to combat steep post-secondary dropout rates — 33 percent of black college students drop out after one year of college, often because of financial shortfalls. “We’re

OECD Releases Report on Automation and the Workforce

Leadership Lounge

School districts across the country are starting coding camps and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camps at the elementary level as well as STEM programs in all grade spans, as leaders understand that this skill will be required in virtually every field of the workforce.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

Trump’s Proposed K-12 Budget: Six Funding Themes

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Promoting innovation and reform around STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. billion or 5 percent decrease below the 2017 enacted level. college and career counseling, STEM, arts, civics, International Baccalaureate/Advanced Placement).


Here’s the information you need to help you make the better choice in 2020

The Hechinger Report

These columns provoked strong, favorable reactions — from charter advocates , parent advocates and policy analysts — suggesting that people want the federal government to take an active approach to elementary, secondary and higher education.