Don’t Miss Your Chance to Transport Your Students to a Working Egg Farm! Discovery Education and the American Egg Board have joined forces to give your K-5 students a behind-the-scenes look at Pearl Valley Farms of Pearl City, Illinois. Join us as we highlight the journey eggs take from the farm to your table and show how
The World Wide Web offers a multitude of resources and ideas for our classroom, but who has the time to sift through them all? How do you know if they are going to help engage your students and deliver an effective lesson? Once you find a good one, how can you find more like it?
I had the good fortune of visiting St. Louis, Missouri last week for their Midwest Education Technology Conference (#METC14). Below are the presentations and resources I shared in my sessions. Thanks for sharing them with your colleagues! Spelunking for Resources – Free Tools from Discovery Education Shared Intelligence – Building your PLN with
If you’re looking to expand your knowledge of STEM resources, engage in hands-on professional development that pushes your thinking, and connect with like-minded educators, you have homework this weekend! That’s right, because on Tuesday, February 4th at 5pm ET the application window closes for the Siemens Sumer of Learning. Want to know what you’re missing?
Two weeks left to apply – Make this summer one to remember! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to transform STEM learning in your classroom. Log in and submit your Siemens Summer of Learning Application today! Start Your Application As you work on your application, please remember: 1. Submit your video in the correct format.
Have you heard of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge? Did you see the final competition in October? Take a look at this video to get an idea of the excitement and passion students bring to this incredible competition, then learn more by following the steps below. http://youtu.be/jh0OG4JDPJo Check out the newly redesigned 3M YSC website: http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com/
One of the 2013 winners, 5th grade teacher, Teri Bedford, from Mineola Elementary School in Mineola, TX. ENTER DAILY: Win a Hands-on Science Assembly for Your School! You could win a spellbinding, interactive science assembly for your school!Enter daily, through February 27, for the best chance of winning the Siemens Science Day Ultimate
As educators, we strive to help our students understand the world around them. This week, during Computer Science Education Week, Code.org is sponsoring an Hour of Code where students will gain a basic understanding of the underlying software that drives our modern world. Through STEM education, the development of critical thinking skills and hands-on programs
FREE PD Virtual Event: Standards for Mathematical Practice: They’re Not Just for Students! This session will examine the mathematical practices in classroom tasks with an emphasis on how teachers can use the practices to deepen our own content knowledge and to improve our instruction. Example tasks will span K-12. Presented by: Christopher Danielson Normandale Community
Explore the science behind severe weather and learn how to stay safe and prepared. Discovery Education and The Weather Channel invite you to attend a virtual event LIVE from The Weather Channel on December 11th at 1pm ET. Meteorologists from The Weather Channel will discuss the science behind hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather