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METC14 Resources & Presentations

METC14 Resources & Presentations

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

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STEM Educators: This is your Friday Assignment

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?

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Two weeks left to apply – Make this summer one to remember!

  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.

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THE COMPETITION IS ON: 2014 3M Young Scientist Challenge

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/

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ENTER DAILY: Win a Hands-on Science Assembly for Your School!

  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

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Hour of Code

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

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JOIN TONIGHT! “Standards for Mathematical Practice: They’re Not Just for Students!”

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

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LIVE Virtual Field Trip from the Weather Channel!

  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

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Siemens STEM Academy Inspires Educators

If you’ve heard about the Siemens STEM Institute or have wondered what it’s like, I encourage you to watch the following video recap from our 2013 STEM Institute.  Having been a part of this phenomenal event for several years, I truly believe it’s as worthy as these educators express.  So take a look, and after

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Open Doors – Unlock Your Future

Inspire Your Students to Take the Next Step Towards Career Readiness with the Open Doors: Unlock Your Future Challenge and you could win $10,000! Take the Challenge! Just launched for the 2013- 2014 school year, the Open Doors: Unlock Your Future Challenge, a partnership between the Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and The Association of

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