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Girl Power(ed): 5 STEM Activities and Lessons for Girls

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Girl Power(ed): 5 STEM Activities and Lessons for Girls By Kate Began Empowering girls through STEM activities not only prepares them for a bright future, it’s also a fun way to keep them engaged while they learn.

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through by Kate Began With our world becoming increasingly technology-driven, there is growing demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Today is National STEM/STEAM Day! Here are some great resources

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STEM/STEAM Day falls on November 8. There’s no way around it: children are significantly better off with strong science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics skills. That’s why STEM and STEAM education programs are so important.

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CK-12 Certified Educator Program - free resources and free PD

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CK-12 is one of my favorite resources for educators. It contains a wide variety of materials, lesson plans, virtual labs, interactive lesson activities, digital-multimedia "flexbooks" and much more. CK-12 also has a certified educator program for teachers.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Artificial Intelligence in EdTech

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New and creative uses of artificial intelligence are being developed every day. EdTech is an area where the use of AI has flown largely under the radar thus far but has the potential to reimagine the student/teacher relationship and improve student outcomes across the board.

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Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

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Otus is an interesting product, created by educators. It is integrated classroom tools for students and teachers and powerful transparency for families and school leaders. It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one.

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Welcome back to school - resources for every teacher

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Welcome back to school! I hope everyone had a great summer and was able to relax and recharge. Most schools around here start next week, with new teachers starting this week. The beginning of the year is always a little crazy for all teachers.

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

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Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system.

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How VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

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Virtual and augmented reality have become a trend more recently due to advances in artificial intelligence. They’ve grown to be more commonly utilized tools for interpretation of ideas in a variety of fields. VR is an immersive technology experience.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

9-11-2001 - 18 years later - please don't forget

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I was in EMS for 22 years before retiring due to a back injury. One of my most memorable experiences was responding to New York City as a Paramedic in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. I will never forget that experience.

FlexClip - new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose

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FlexClip is a new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose and they have a specific education page at [link] FlexClip's education video maker will help you create a custom video or presentation in no time for its ease of use.

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Squid Notes - Take digital handwritten notes for class, work, or fun! Markup PDFs, sign documents, & more

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Squid is an inking app that works on Android (and Chromebooks as an Android app) and allows you to take handwritten notes, create drawings, markup PDF files and more.

Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

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? CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. ?At

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

CleverPDF - 27 Powerful and Free Online PDF Tools

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PDF files are extremely useful and ubiquitous. There are ways to view them on any device and any platform. Sometimes you need to convert a PDF file to another format or you want to convert another file to a PDF file. There are a lot of resources out there to do this. CleverPDF is one of them.

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September is National Preparedness Month - get yourself, family, home, school and business ready

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September is National Preparedness Month , which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared."

Chromebook Getter - Free Replacement for Chromebook Inventory Tool

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The Chromebook Inventory Tool is/was an extremely useful tool for G Suite Admins to make managing and updated their Chromebooks easier. However, it will not work after July 16th due to changes to Google's Sheets API.

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

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Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience

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PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience PleIQ (Play-Q) is the best new educational toy that beautifully merges the physical and digital worlds to provide our children with an immersive learning experience.

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Actively Learn - resources for middle and high school ELA, science, and social studies teachers, including interactive text and video assignments as well as PhET sims.

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Actively Learn is an excellent resource for teachers and students, providing middle and high school teachers in ELA, Science and Social Studies, resources to help their students. Resources include interactive text to help reading comprehension, videos and simulations from PhET.

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PBLWorks Introduces PBL School Leader Networks - a Support Program for Schools Implementing Project Based Learning

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The Future Of Education With Augmented Reality Infographic

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The Future Of Education With Augmented Reality Infographic Technology in education has made it possible to add a layer of enhanced reality and interactivity, this gives Teachers/tutors opportunity to make learning more realistic and immersive improving retention and deep learning.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

PBLWorks Partners with the Bezos Family Foundation to Launch “Hunger Challenge” Project Based Learning Unit

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PBLWorks partnered with the Bezos Family Foundation to create a project-based learning unit that teachers can download. It is a high quality PBL unit for the upcoming Hunger Challenge. It is for K-12 educators and students and the unit has them exploring solutions for hunger and malnutrition.

Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

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Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. The Admin Console allows staff to manage apps, user settings, devices settings and much more.

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Live Total Solar Eclipse Coverage from the Exploratorium on July 2

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On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from 12:23 to 2:46 p.m. PDT, the Exploratorium , in partnership with NASA , will broadcast a total solar eclipse from the NSF’s Cerro Tololo Observatory in Chile.

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eSpark - a fun and engaging way to differentiate reading and math instruction for students in preK-5th grade

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eSpark is a fun and engaging way to differentiate reading and math instruction for students in preK-5th grade. It is completely web-based. They have just released a free, one-year trials of eSpark as well.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

What To Do When 50% Of Your Students Send In Copied Work? - Guest Post

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What To Do When 50% Of Your Students Send In Copied Work? Guest post by: ALICIA ROTHER Author Bio: Alicia Rother is a freelance content strategist who works with small businesses and startups to boost their brand reach through creative content design and write-ups.

Scholarship opportunity for high school students graduating in 2019

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The Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship was created by Adrian Rubin to help the future entrepreneurs of the world with the cost of going to college, this is the second year that Mr. Rubin has funded this project and he looks forward to continuing it years into the future.

Coda - free online doc system that you can build apps with

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Coda , a low-code platform for building and automating business processes has a CEO who is very passionate about effective meetings. He has run meetings at various companies including Microsoft and YouTube. His team recently created templates for running better meetings based on the CEO's ideas.

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NASA STEM on Station - lesson resources with the International Space Station

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NASA is an amazing resource for STEM education. They have multiple sites and programs, with multimedia and lesson resources for educators. NASA also has a speakers bureau that will provide engineers, scientists, and other professionals to speak to audiences around the country.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.