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Jeannie Runyon and Brittany Myrick, with the support of DEPD STEM Consultant Dacia Jones, are moving their instructional practice away from teacher-directed and towards student-led engaged learning.
April is National Poetry Month and you can celebrate at any grade level. We’ve collected some engaging resources for you to inspire your students to try their hand at various approaches to poetry, with an eye towards nature, self-expression, and performance. Poetry is a beautifully vulnerable way to express oneself – be sure to model
Tune in Live to the KNOW THE RISKS Virtual Field Trip April 25th 1 PM EDT Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are now the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth. But do students know the risks associated with these products? The latest U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarette use among Youth and Young Adults
Let’s celebrate the birthday of William Shakespeare with some of the best resources available: a curated collection of all things Shakespeare, a virtual field trip that commemorated the anniversary of his death, and full performances of his plays and sonnets. Discovery Education has all this and more to help you share the wonder of Shakespeare
Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Anne LeBlanc! @anneleblanc2 Elementary Teacher, Bel Ayr Elementary, Halifax Regional School Board in Halifax, Nova Scotia. From Anne’s #DENSI2017 Application What skills and strengths will you bring to the DENSI experience? I am always eager to learn, both as an individual and as a teacher. I love teaching. I am always looking
Join us Live: Thursday, April 20, 1:00 PM ET Take your students behind-the-scenes of Toyota Motor North America Research and Development HQ where technology meets passion in the hub of design, research, and development for Toyota Motor North America. Meet the engineers, scientists, and technicians who envision the future of safety and then use science,
The Z Chart is a graphic organizer that helps students summarize information using linguistic and nonlinguistic representations. According to research done by Robert Marzano, “Psychologists believe that information is stored in memory in two ways: in words (linguistic) and in images (nonlinguistic).” Nonlinguistic representations can include visual images and organizers, auditory experiences, kinesthetic activities, videos, computer simulations, etc. Graphic organizers are one tool to help students make connections with and summarize information.
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