The 5 Best STEM Animations For 2016

The ASIDE Blog

The sphere of subjects that fall into STEM's orbit keeps expanding. For better or for worse, K-12 courses are now binarly split into either "STEM" or "Humanities" categories. This beautiful stop-motion animation offers a moving case study about the effects of urbanization on pollution.

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23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. The American Museum of Natural History’s Ecology Disrupted section has lesson plans and resources, including a database of teacher created case studies. Take a virtual reality field trip with Google Cardboard ! The Google Cardboard app for iOS and Android has different virtual reality adventures to explore nature and the world​​​.

Discovery Education’s Top 9 Ideas of 2016

Discovery Education

We’ve reviewed some of our best articles, white papers and case studies posted to the Discovery Education Blog this year to bring you a sampling of some of the most powerful education leadership ideas we read. Providing STEM for All Is the Path to the Future. The idea that STEM education is only for the most gifted students on track for graduate degrees is a falsehood. million STEM jobs needed nationwide will require sub-baccalaureate degrees by the year 2020.

From Personalized Math to Micro-Schools, This NewSchools Cohort Is Reimagining Learning

Edsurge

Today, NewSchools and Transcend released a case study that looks at the first Collaborative. EdSurge talked to Benson about some of the findings in that study. They had already begun a process of designing a new middle school, called Nexus Middle School, to be a STEM-based school that incorporated personalized learning. More often it was the case that people were inspired by different elements of different schools. Google’s Moonshot Summit.

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

The site has resources about one-to-one programs, BYOD, digital content, reviews about technology, success stories and case studies, tips and ideas, webinars, educational technology news, and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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U.S. Dept. of Ed. Unveils Free Online Tool for Rapid Evaluation of Edtech Products

Edsurge

The RCE Coach takes users through the following steps: First, a school or district selects an edtech tool—from Google Apps to DreamBox to a completely new tool that’s fresh on the market—that they want to evaluate. Those “resources” include case studies about districts who’ve used particular products, a page for comparing student data, and a space where users formulate a research question about a tool and its potential outcomes, shown below. “Procurement.”

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Personalizing Learning for All Students With OpenCourseWare

A Principal's Reflections

This is where the idea for incorporating OpenCourseWare (OCW) into Julie’s project arose, and the Independent OpenCourseWare Study (IOCS) was born. Over the course of the marking period, students identified courses, registered through our Google form, and went to work.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. In this type of strategy both participants are present in physical space, with an element of student flexibility and control over time, place, path and pace of study.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: The Google Slide presentation will be made available for viewing after the presentation. We will also discuss the uses of Google Hangouts, Google Forms for gathering information, and wordpress for establishing a web presence for a project.

Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge. You’re better off going to the district and saying: Because you use this product I can do a case study and show an increase in efficiency and less wasted time in the classroom. Pischdotchian: Hence the importance of STEAM [science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics] instead of STEM. Don’t doubt it: Machine learning is hot—and getting hotter.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

iEARN is also joined by other major supporters, TES , Google for Education , and VIF International Education. Associate Professor Harmonizing Global Alliances: A Case Study of Afghanistan - Maria A. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday!

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Four

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From theory to PowerPoint instructional design in a STEM lesson. Thursday, November 20th, is day four of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. Actually, it started already, but I was so exhausted yesterday I fell asleep without realizing I hadn''t posted the next day''s schedule!)

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Gaming in Ed Now! - #YouMatter Special Offer - Connected Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, September 17th at 7pm ISTE Webinar: 10 Classroom Tools for the Maker Movement , Discover the maker movement and find out how to harness its power to bring new tools and technology for hands-on learning to all grades and content areas – especially STEM and STEAM. How Edtech Startup ‘Native Innovation’ Goes the Extra 300 Miles For Navajo Customers 5 Hot Topics in STEM Education 5 must-have tools to hire and develop effective teachers Apple Watch: Coming to a Classroom Near You?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The XXI International Conference features 4 conferences, 3 case study panels, 2 iEARN project panels, 1 media festival, 30 workshops, and 17 posters. Sunday, July 6th at 9pm I Have a Question EdTechWeekly , Weekly attempt to crowdsource answers to education questions from our community of communities, Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Education Revolution Google+ Community Diversify Your Summer Reading List.