Archives for November 23, 2009

  1. Entertaining Estimation

    I suspect one reason students test poorly in estimation is because students have ready access to calculators, estimating skills are less important in their daily life. An accurate estimate provides feedback to students on how reasonable their answer is. Most students probably think estimation is just another skill to be tested so we need to […]

  2. We Came… We Connected!

    The theme of the TRETC ( Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference) this year was Come and Connect.  There were many that came and many that made some great connections. Held at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry, Pa, the conference had two awesome keynote speakers that kept attendees on the edge of their seat with […]

  3. Discovery and Obama team up for “Be The Future” STEM initiative!

    This morning at 11:30AM EST, President Obama will issue a call to action to increase science literacy among students nationwide… and you can watch it live!  Discovery Education is leading the new “Be the Future” initiative by introducing STEM Connect and delivering this resource to ALL Discovery Education streaming subscribers at no additional charge. Organized […]

  4. Discovery Education support's the President's STEM initiatives

    This morning at 11:30 AM, President Obama will issue a call to action to increase science literacy among students nationwide.  You can watch the live feed of this presidential address at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live.  Supporting this priority and underscoring the company’s commitment to providing science-related programming and education, Discovery Communications has launched an exciting new initiative called […]