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How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

There are many things to consider when deciding which digital education solution will best suit your needs, but having a clear idea of the purpose and functionality of these edtech resources will help make these purchasing decisions easier. Is the hardware & software compatible?

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7 Recommended Hands-On STEM Learning Products

Teacher Reboot Camp

However, I’ve been asked by several educators what recommendations I have for STEM labs, makerspaces, and technology classes. The products are easy to manage, store, and work for K to 12 learners. These companies did not pay me or ask me to write about them.

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Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s guest, Enrique Cachafeiro talks about the hardware, software options, and future of virtual reality. He also discusses how educators can join the innovators who are crafting and exploring this new education paradigm today. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

Aliah Corona and Dakkota Ryf, both 8 in this photo, check the force it takes to move a bag of potatoes six inches using wheels during their third-grade STEAM enrichment class at Pioneer Elementary School in Quincy, Washington. You get to use a lot of your creativity more.”.

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning. Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom.

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How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

MindShift

This story about STEM education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model.

IBM Foundation launches free online software to help K-5 teachers prepare math lessons and help students learn.

Educational Technology Guy

The IBM Foundation has launched a free, online software to transform the way K-5 teachers prepare math lessons and help students learn. The software, called Teacher Advisor with Watson , uses Watson artificial intelligence technology to help teachers instantly find math resources.

How to design remarkable active learning classrooms [checklist]

Nureva

“Architecture is the story of how we see ourselves,” wrote American architect Thom Mayne. Every space on your campus tells students and faculty a story – about what skills are most important, what teaching methods are most valued and what kind of learners you aim to develop.

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20 STEM Activities For Kids This Summer

TeachThought - Learn better.

20 STEM Activities For Kids This Summer. School may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean learning has to. Maybe it is why grass is green or how space travel started. Or how many varieties of leaves exist on the trees in the yard. Go to camp! Maker Movement stem

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to leverage $200 million toward computer science—and rethink school as we know it

The Christensen Institute

In one of its less controversial moves of the week, the Trump administration announced an initiative to expand students’ access to STEM and computer science. The actual dollar amount dedicated to the initiative is small change compared to the $4 billion Obama tried (in vain) to allocate to computer science late it his second term. Trump and DeVos have been relatively quiet about trying to spur education innovation from D.C.

Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education. By 2019, Verizon expects to have 150 schools participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning program , the company’s initiative to improve STEM education, according to a recent announcement. .

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5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

Discovery Education

The world has changed dramatically since the National Science Foundation coined the term STEM in 2001 (though they originally called it SMET). With STEM back then, content was king and there was a critical need in our industries for content area expertise. STEM Career Challenges.

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How to design remarkable active learning classrooms [checklist]

Nureva

“Architecture is the story of how we see ourselves,” wrote American architect Thom Mayne. Every space on your campus tells students and faculty a story – about what skills are most important, what teaching methods are most valued and what kind of learners you aim to develop.

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Part 3… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third of many posts that will bring you over 70 STEM links. First, to ensure you do not miss a valuable post or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ).

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Q&A: Jason Osborne on How to Help K–12 Students Discover the World of Science

EdTech Magazine

Jason Osborne is on a mission to give all students in his district access to high-level sciences, and he’s helping other K–12 districts to do the same. As chief innovation officer of Ector County Independent School District in Texas , Jason Osborne is known for his efforts to increase science literacy and expose K–12 students to high-level sciences, such as bioengineering. MORE FROM EDTECH : How students use ed tech to further their STEM education.

Q&A: Jason Osborne on How to Help K–12 Students Discover the World of Science

EdTech Magazine

Jason Osborne is on a mission to give all students in his district access to high-level sciences, and he’s helping other K–12 districts to do the same. As chief innovation officer of Ector County Independent School District in Texas , Jason Osborne is known for his efforts to increase science literacy and expose K–12 students to high-level sciences, such as bioengineering. MORE FROM EDTECH : How students use ed tech to further their STEM education.

Q&A: Jason Osborne on How to Help K–12 Students Discover the World of Science

EdTech Magazine

Jason Osborne is on a mission to give all students in his district access to high-level sciences, and he’s helping other K–12 districts to do the same. As chief innovation officer of Ector County Independent School District in Texas , Jason Osborne is known for his efforts to increase science literacy and expose K–12 students to high-level sciences, such as bioengineering. MORE FROM EDTECH : How students use ed tech to further their STEM education.

Q&A: Jason Osborne on How to Help K–12 Students Discover the World of Science

EdTech Magazine

Jason Osborne is on a mission to give all students in his district access to high-level sciences, and he’s helping other K–12 districts to do the same. As chief innovation officer of Ector County Independent School District in Texas , Jason Osborne is known for his efforts to increase science literacy and expose K–12 students to high-level sciences, such as bioengineering. MORE FROM EDTECH : How students use ed tech to further their STEM education.

Itron and Discovery Education Launch National Effort to Advance Conservation, Applied-Learning, Technology and STEM Education

techlearning

--‘Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World’ to Inspire Middle School Students Across the Country to Explore Energy Needs, Resource Utilization and Pathways Toward a More Sustainable Future -- Liberty Lake, Wash. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world.

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How to ReMake Your Classroom and Inspire Hands-On Learning in the New Year

Edsurge

Along the way, new tools have evolved to help teachers ignite creativity and tackle real world challenges. No longer confined to a corner space in the back of the library, Making activities are finding their way into lessons on history and biology, literature and language. No longer confined to a corner space in the back of the library, Making activities are finding their way into lessons on history and biology, literature and language.

How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University

Edsurge

What has repeatedly snagged her ability to study it, however, has been when homework assignments include charts and graphs that her screen-reading software can’t process. “If If I went around to every single wheelchair ramp on campus and broke part of it, there would be an absolute riot,” she says. The equivalent for me is going to a class and not being able to study the textbook. This needs to happen, and this is going to happen.” Accessibility v.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many of these tools are new to me. It is amazing how I use them every single day. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom.

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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

The Hechinger Report

Juliet won’t finish high school before 2025, but the 11-year-old already has big plans: She wants to be a mechanical engineer. I really have fun doing these things,” says the rising seventh grader, “but I also like that it’s preparing me to be an engineer.”.

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Genius hour is a movement in schools that allows students to explore their own passions. This is Google’s work structure for its employees, who are allowed to spend 20% of their time on projects they design and are interested in. So, I’ve invited AJ Juliani to share his observations.

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Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

And if you click www.coolcatteacher.com/edpuzzle , Edpuzzle will give your school access to the 50,000 best lessons from Edpuzzle, organized in folders and ready to be used by teachers. This past week, I had students modeling processors, hardware, and software using play-dough.

To pay for college, more students are promising a piece of their future to investors

The Hechinger Report

Neuwirth, who grew up near Milwaukee, was working two jobs to cover her living expenses and quickly running through the money her mother had set aside for college. She worried that to remain in school she’d have to take out expensive private loans or join the Army.

Virtual field trips bring students face-to-face with Earth’s most fragile ecosystems

The Hechinger Report

Ian Fairhurst, who integrates educational technology into grades K-6 at Knox Grammar Prep, showed a session participant how to use a VR headset at the ISTE conference in Philadelphia. Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. So he has nothing to teach his son — the culture is disappearing.

The Perfect Storm for Maker Education

User Generated Education

The term This term is also used to describe an actual phenomenon that happens to occur in such a confluence, resulting in an event of unusual magnitude. Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future ). Focus on STEM and STEAM Education. Educate to Innovate ).