classrooms, reading, audience

Season Results – Technovation
2019 Technovation Finalists2019 Technovation Finalists will be flown to Silicon Valley for World Pitch for a week of networking,field trips, workshops, and the chance to win scholarships.&quo…
Schools rethinking classroom design to encourage collaboration, creativity
The idea of a classroom that can be rearranged to fit the activity — individual work, class discussion, group projects — has faced some pushback. Critics of the so-called open classroom a…
Why an Authentic Audience Matters – KATIE MARTIN
when we finish school and enter the world of work, we are asked to create work of value—scientific reports, business plans, websites, books, architectural blueprints, graphic artwork, inves…
10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners – Teacher Reboot Camp
10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Below are the slides with example activities and resources. You can scan the QR codes in the presentation to take part in a po…
Meet the #SinglePointRubric | Cult of Pedagogy
single point rubrics is slowly but surely catching on. The simplicity of these rubrics — with just a single column of criteria, rather than a full menu of performance levels — offers a wh…
6 Steps Toward Achieving Fair and Accurate Grade Practices
the zero grade is mathematically unfair on a 100-point scale, I quit using it immediately.Now, for the rare occasion when no credit is earned, I use the highest “F” score available to me, which…
The Plan and the Reality 1: And so It Begins… – LEGO Engineering
It’s immediately obvious that not all ducks are the same. The variety of ducks that can be made from just six bricks never ceases to amaze me.Talking with the students about the results, I emphas…
Book Creator – bring creativity to your classroom – Book Creator app
Get some inspirationCheck out this series of ebooks, made in Book Creator. These experienced educators share their tips, ideas and resources to help you supercharge your Book Creator lessons! See a…
Inside IIHS | IIHS in the Classroom
Inside IIHS: Crash Test photography (4:41)Explore what it takes to produce the high-quality, slow-motion footage needed to learn exactly what happened in a crash test and to communicate those…
Teaching STEM Though Crash Safety with IIHS in the Classroom – Lab Out Loud
Griff Jones back to the show to close out season 12. Working with Griff, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has developed engaging, interactive resources that can be found within th…
Cooling effect of zebra stripes observed in the wild for the first time
the zebras have an ability to raise the hair in their black stripes while keeping the white ones flat. They believe this helps transfer heat away from the skin.These two mechanisms combined with th…
‘We Read Too’ app connects young readers of color with books they can relate to
free app called We Read Too, which allows young readers to browse more than 600 books featuring black, Latinx, Asian, Indigenous, and other non-white characters. All of the featured books are writt…

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