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Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM can level up and it must begin to include underrepresented communities of women and minorities.

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How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 509 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tom Loud dropped out of high school because he didn’t connect with his teachers. Loud’s passions are technology integration in the elementary grades, along with teacher motivation.

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‘It’s very hard for us to get things we need’: Thousands of Mississippi teens face hunger and homelessness in pandemic

Bracey Harris

Justin Lofton, director of Youth Engagement and Advocacy for the group, said a large percentage of applicants said their parents hadn’t yet received unemployment benefits after losing their jobs as a result of coronavirus closures, increasing the financial strain on their families.

Unleashing the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 212 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Read or Listen to: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence with Billy Krakower. Twitter: @loudlearning.

5 Ways to Bring Financial Literacy into Any School

The CoolCatTeacher

Brian Page on episode 295 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program. Twitter: @FinEdchat.

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 231 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @pammoran.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me. Tagged on: September 18, 2017 Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds | Education Week → Ben Herold writes: "The country's "extraordinary progress" connecting schools to affordable high-speed internet continued last year, according to a new analysis from broadband-advocacy group EducationSuperHighway." Twitter not your thing?

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Close the Achievement Gap: 5 Specific Strategies

EdNews Daily

1. Access to challenging curriculum and instruction. In elementary school, the classroom teacher often serves that function. In many middle and high schools, an advisory or advocacy program is often included. We worked with an elementary school that had multi-grade wings for long-term personalization. Follow her on Twitter. By Barbara Blackburn and Ron Williamson. A key facet of instructional leadership is addressing and closing the achievement gap.

Unleashing the Potential of Every Child #MondayMotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 151 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tom: You know, I think one of the best ways in 2017 is to meet new people, and to really have good access to quality of text in front of us… is Twitter.

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Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

edWeb.net

Make equitable access a priority. Typically, one goal of a 1:1 environment is 24/7 access to learning for both students and teachers. Many students, though, may not have ready access to the Internet at home. Step 1: Make a plan.

Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Launch National Event that Connects Students with Real-World Stories of Loss, Triumph and Learning at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic

techlearning

Operation Prevention efforts have expanded through the Operation Prevention Pledge – which brings together educators, advocacy organizations, businesses, think-tanks, and social impact groups – to encourage millions more young people to learn about the science behind addiction. Students invited to participate in ‘Opioid Crisis: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science.’

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. You can find her on Twitter, Voxer, and Periscope at @fmargret.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Join the movement to all children everywhere access to education. Kolleen Bouchane, Policy and Advocacy Director Turning Interests into Insights: Using Data Visualizations to Teach Global Issues - Ann Marie Gleeson, Ph.D.,

What Students With Learning Differences Really Want Us to Know

Edsurge

Middle school and elementary school were extremely challenging for me. I learned things like metacognition, self advocacy, motivation, determination, resiliency. But, it is important to understand that A) I speak about it because it's the truth, and I feel very passionate about it, and B) and more importantly, not everyone can access these resources. BGerwitz12 on Twitter.

GlobalEdCon 2013 - Day Three Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our free conference runs all week and is open to anyone to attend--spread the word with Twitter hashtag # globaled13. Today is day three of the 2013 Global Education Conference. A summary of today''s sessions is shown below in US-Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC-5). To see the schedule in your own time zone, with the full session descriptions and a link to enter each session, go to [link]. To receive the daily conference schedule, be sure to join the Global Education Conference network.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

Executives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified before Congress in October, responding to questions about the role these Internet companies had played in the election, particularly as related to allegations of Russian interference.