Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

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Distance learning is a crazy time for many, but we can celebrate the way various companies are offering very cool and engaging tools, resources, and activities for free. Below are some free resources to inspire students to enhance their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) skills and also for Social and Emotional Learning. Free Distance Learning Resources. Aperture Education is offering a collection of free resources to support SEL.

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Resource Review: Mentoring Minds

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Mentoring Minds is an education publishing company and resource site created by former teachers. Products ( such as print books, digital resources, wheels, card sets, flipcharts and flipbooks) can either scaffold existing curriculum or provide a complete supplemental curriculum (called Total Motivation) that complements existing curricula or scope and sequence and fills in learning gaps. . You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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?Readers’ Roundup: EdSurge HigherEd’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

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We’ve rounded up our 10 most popular articles from 2017, as picked by our readers. Microcredentials, and controversial moves and pivots by edtech companies hoping to disrupt the higher education landscape. A few weeks after EdSurge probed the company about the silence, Amazon opened up the resource library to the public. New years mean clean slates, fresh perspectives and goal setting for the months ahead.

EdTech startups launch "Learn From Home Club" offering free resources to students and teachers

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The participating education companies have a combined reach of nearly 600 million users. They far surpassed that number, giving away over 100,000 scholarships, and decided to partner with other ed-tech companies to put together a larger offering. elearning free resources remote

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

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Each company has incredible resources, and each is synonymous with technological innovation. But none will be the company that will change the world with AI. THIS IS THE COMPANY. The company that could change the world is a little-known technology company with a rather innocuous sounding name: Value Spring Technology. And it may all be possible, thanks to a little-known company with a rather innocuous-sounding name. By Charles Sosnik.

Should Teachers Take Cash from Edtech Companies?

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When she was in the classroom, Jenny Herrera remembers feeling resentful whenever the school principal would email teachers telling them they needed to stay after school to give feedback to edtech companies. The ethics of teachers advising and working with edtech companies received a lot of attention when the New York Times published a piece on the subject last fall. Unsurprisingly, the panelists brought up the article—and their thoughts on the controversy.

Coronavirus FAQ: Everything Schools and Companies Need and Want to Know

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The EdSurge newsroom is working to answer these questions and direct readers to appropriate resources, where they exist. There are efforts to collect and share offerings from companies that want to help impacted schools. A Facebook group, Amazing Educational Resources, has compiled a spreadsheet of more than 400 free offerings. NewSchools Venture Fund, a nonprofit philanthropy that funds schools and educational companies, has also started a list.

Don’t Call Them Test Companies: How the College Board and ACT Have Shifted Focus

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In a statement on its website in May, the ACT said that it is transforming itself from an “assessment company” into “an organization providing learning, measurement, and navigation support to learners.” Diversity and the SAT The College Board’s new “adversity score” responds to a broader trend among colleges to try to attract and enroll more first-generation students and those from families with few resources, says Annie Reznik, the executive director of the Coalition for College.

Simutrans - free game - goal is to establish a successful transport company

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Simutrans is a free simulation game with the goal to establish a successful transportation company. Your goal is to establish a successful transport company. It''s a great resource for any class, especially a business class, to use as a learning tool. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. educational games free resources

The Big Guide to STEM - free guide with resources from educators

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" The Big Guide to STEM " is a free e-book containing resources and STEM ideas from educators on integrating STEM/STEAM into the classroom. link] /stem-guide Although it's published by Boxlight, the only company info is in the logos. Related: STEM Resources. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. free resources STEM

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The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List

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Raleigh, NC – February 7, 2019 – Training Industry today announced that The Game Agency has been selected as part of the 2019 Top Training Companies lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market. View the 2019 Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies. Selection to the 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List was based on the following criteria: Leadership and innovation of authoring tool. Company size and growth potential.

Free resource from Discovery Education about Manufacturing

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Discovery Education has a new free resource: Manufacture Your Future, which has free STEM lessons and resources for grades 6-12 related to manufacturing. This is an excellent resource. These externships pay teachers to spend the summer at a local manufacturing company learning about their industry and coming up with ways to get more students involved in engineering and manufacturing.

Dr. Steve Albrecht--New Webinar ("Your Library and the Police: Time for a New Relationship"), New Podcast, and New Article #library20

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Getting service, safety, and security help from uniformed guard companies: Best practices for security officer interactions, posted orders, and the need to make changes. Community resources for patrons with mental health issues: Social workers, psychiatric nurses, psychology students and interns, PERT and HOT teams. We've posted a new podcast episode and a new blog post in the " Library Safety and Security with Dr. Steve Albrecht " section of Library 2.0.

Interactive Whiteboard Resources - use, lessons, and more - a whole lot!

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Here are some interactive whiteboard resources that I have collected. Here are some great resources for learning how to use an Interactive WhiteBoard (IWB), and ideas for using it with your students to help them learn. SMART Resources Smart Company Website: [link] Smart Exchange Online Community with resources, tips, and more [link] Beginner SmartBoard Training Handbook: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByiLpemn0GSzcWZxWk96VUJHUHc/edit?usp=sharing

How Some Edtech Companies Are Addressing a Lack of Employee Diversity

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In an article last week , EdSurge shared a 2013 study by University of California, Berkeley economists Ross Levine and Rona Rubenstein, who analyzed the common traits of entrepreneurs and found that most entrepreneurs were white and male. The next logical question is, are those entrepreneurs’ companies any better, in terms of diversity? A few edtech companies are now using resources to document—and potentially address—disparities in their ranks.

Introducing Learning Resource's brand new Interactive White Board: now!Board

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As a partner of Learning Resources , I was asked to introduce the launch of their newest product, the now!Board Of course, I was excited to introduce a new product from one of my favorite companies; however, being a SMART Exemplary Educator , I had a few reservations. On the other hand, I also like to support start-ups and companies to launch new products. One of my favorite articles is: The $2 Interactive Whiteboard - Are they worth the money?

Internet Safety and Information - what data do the big companies collect?

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However, there are some drawbacks and everyone is concerned about their data and what the big tech companies collect about them. It is a good resource to use when teaching digital literacy and internet safety. Web safety resource Google Plus now open to Teens, with safety features PBS Teachers - Excellent Resources for Educators - has resources on internet safety Top 10 Resources from Discovery Education - all free - internet safety lessons too -.

Introducing Edji: A Technology Coach’s Go-To Resource

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I work with middle school teachers as a teacher resource specialist for technology, in other words, I’m a technology coach supporting teachers in multiple disciplines and across three grade levels. A faculty or department meeting could start with reading an article and use Edji to highlight any questions raised, action steps to be taken, etc. He currently is a Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology but has a background in Elementary Education. Hey Tech Coaches!

From Silos to Sharing: Why Are Open Educational Resources Still So Hard to Find?

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For over a decade, plenty of time and dollars have been poured into encouraging the use of open educational resources (OER). Yet many teachers still ask: “Why can’t I find the open educational resources I’m looking for?” From my experience, the answers usually are: OER resources are in silos. Several software companies have their own repositories, such as Microsoft’s Docs.com, Schoology’s public resources, Canvas Commons, and more.

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Vetting Social Studies Resources Is Important. And Hard. Here’s How to Do It Well.

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This article is part of our upcoming guide, Social Studies: It's Time to Reinvest. Digital resources abound, with various content advocating strong positions on gun rights, immigration, gender equality, and other hot-button issues. Even when more complex resources are involved – as in Document Based Questions (DBQs) on AP US or European History exams – the emphasis is on the content of those documents and the speed with which students can decipher them.

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Media Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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In this collection, you'll find hand-picked, regularly updated resources to help you better understand and practice media literacy. At the top, there are featured resources as well as more comprehensive curricula. one of our favorite resources.

Lightsail Partners With Washington Post, in Latest Latest Alliance of Literacy, Media Companies

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A company focused on improving K-12 literacy through ed tech has struck a deal with the Washington Post that will give the provider access to dozens of breaking news stories weekly, and hundreds of stories in the newspaper’s archives. LightSail , founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City, says the partnership will allow the company to use its reading platform to deliver articles tailored to students’ with different skill levels. Resources.

Distance Learning Short List: Best Free Resources by Grade and Subject

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We’ve heard from educators how overwhelming it can be to wade through the dozens of emails and articles with hundreds of “great apps for distance learning” from people and companies that possibly have their interests -- and not yours -- in mind. That’s why we’ve curated this short list of free, quality classroom resources for each grade band and subject area. Super STEM, social studies resource with highly customizable content Price: Free.

Fighting FAKE NEWS: Recommended Reading and Resources for Teachers

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I've created a reading and resource list to help battle fake news at our school. Feel free to share these resources with your teachers! Fast Company, Nov. A gold mine of resources, some of which are mentioned in this post. If you read only one article from this post, choose this one! • The Classroom Where Fake News Fails ( article ). A gold mine of resources, some of which are mentioned in this post. FAKE NEWS!

SOS Instructional Strategies for Implementing Human Rights Education with Comprehensive Digital Resources from Speak Truth to Power

Discovery Education

The resources available through Speak Truth to Power lend themselves perfectly to application of Discovery Education’s SOS Instructional Strategies. Spotlight on Strategies includes research-based instructional strategies for integrating digital curriculum resources in meaningful, effective, and practical ways. In addition, Discovery Education is offering a suite of no cost resources for parents and caregivers called Daily DE that can be used at home.

The Evolving Economics of Educational Materials and Open Educational Resources: Toward Closer Alignment with the Core Values of Education

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The Evolving Economics of Educational Materials and Open Educational Resources: Toward Closer Alignment with the Core Values of Education. Educational materials published under an open license are called open educational resources (OER). Open educational resources are far better aligned with the core values of education than materials published under an all rights reserved traditional copyright. A Return to Sharing: Open Educational Resources.

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10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). Enjoy exploring and sharing all of the resources, and come back for the next post providing even more!

FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025

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When he’s not researching, his articles appear in Scientific American, Forbes, and Popular Science, and he makes the occasional appearance on PBS and the Discovery Channel. To vet this article, I read through several magazine articles he’s written, and found a lot of fascinating opinions. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it. Free Resources Innovation News & Trends STEM

How Teacher-Created Free Online Resources Are Changing the Classroom

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Teachers relied on textbooks as the primary resource because that’s all there was. The Liberty Public Schools district sees Langhorst and his colleague as front-runners in an important shift toward open educational resources (OER). The district has joined the #GoOpen movement — a Department of Education campaign to raise awareness about OER — and has committed to ditching the textbook for at least one class , using open and adaptable online resources instead.

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25 Resources For Teaching With Movies And Film

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25 Resources For Teaching With Movies And Film. Whether you’re a student looking to get into the film industry or a teacher looking for reference points to help your pupils, you’ll need all the online resources you can find. To make things a little easier for you, the film section of Tuppence Magazine has put together a list of the 25 best learning resources for film studies available online. 25 Resources For Teaching With Movies And Film.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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A note: The links won’t work until the articles publish! FB has become a common resource for future employers (be they schools considering you for teaching positions or parents and students interested in your pedagogy) to use when researching your background. Check old posts , articles–Update the grammar and spelling you may have missed when you published. Start with the most-visited articles and work your way down (in case you run out of time).

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

I like to use Kanban Boards and Agile Software Development principles (something outside the scope of this article). The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

Educational Technology Guy

These are excellent, free resources and more for K-12 educators and students. ?The the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. More importantly, CyberGenerations offers resources to victims of cyber scams. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. cybersecurity free resources STEM

How Teachers Learn About New Edtech Products (Round-up)

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Here’s a taste of what SnapLearning shared, and then click the link and go read the entire article. If you are an edtech company, don’t miss this post as it is bound to get your wheels turning! Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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How VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

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For example, companies can make use of simulated interviews and best choose candidates for the job when recruiting and training. Another example, the furniture company IKEA recently used this immersive technology to help shoppers envision how furniture would look inside their home. link] Related: More Art Resources for Education Museum Resources for Education "Virtual" Resources for Education "VR" Resources for Education "Virtual Reality" Resources for Education.