March 2016

Monthly Archives

  • Google Science Fair 2016

    Competition overview The Google Science Fair is a global online science and engineering competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. Submit a science or engineering project and win unbelievable prizes. To find out more about exactly what you need to do to enter, check out the For Participants section. For Teachers […]

  • Help Students Develop Vital Interviewing Skills in Your Classroom

    Interviewing subjects isn’t just that thing HR Managers do. In fact, interviewing can be a great form of experiential learning. This is true whether students are the interviewer or the interviewee. In fact, when we encourage students to ask questions of the people they meet, we’re encouraging the development of a wide range of skills, […]

  • Top Tools for creating Educational Screencast

    A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory step-by-step tutorials with students. regardless of the purposes for which you are creating a screencast, the quality of your video screen captures can sometimes impede the communicative intent of your message. Therefore, knowing […]

  • How Much Longer Will ‘School’ Be Relevant?

      As millenials transition from reddit to the workforce, there is a growing civic discontent over the economic chemistry of our nation. While America has long a blue-collar nation established through notions of rugged individualism and close-knit communities, issues of industrial gravitas were born during the industrial revolution in the mid-1800s, and metamorphosized into wider-reaching […]

  • 15 Questions To Help Students Respond To New Ideas

    15 Questions To Help Students Respond To New Ideas 1. Which parts of this are new to me, and which parts do I recognize? 2. How does this connect with what I already know? What’s the “fit”? 3. What stands out to me? 4. Is this subjective or objective? 5. If subjective, is it my […]

  • 10 Emerging Education Technologies

    Are you or your students wearing your Apple Watches to school, and if so, are you using them as part of your curriculum? What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? These technologies represent some of the cutting edge tools and trends in education. While some are […]