At Amherst College, Some Say It’s the Mascot’s Turn to Embrace Diversity Oct 31st

At Amherst College, Some Say It’s the Mascot’s Turn to Embrace Diversity – nytimes.com/ The colonial legacy of Lord Jeffery Amherst, the unofficial face of the college, has generated increasing opposition, but traditionalists are resisting calls for a change.   Continue Reading At Amherst College, Some Say It’s the Mascot’s Turn to Embrace Diversity – […]
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How NGSS transforms science class with hands-on learning Oct 31st

How NGSS transforms science class with hands-on learning – eschoolnews.com One classroom learns how NGSS can take students farther than they’ve ever been Ed. Note: In partnership with Common Sense Education, a national nonprofit, this is being reposted from the Graphite.org blog. Imagine 30 sixth-graders racing to your classroom every day, so excited about learning […]
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Exploratory Study of Informal Strategies for Equal Sharing Problems of Students With Learning Disabilities Oct 30th

Exploratory Study of Informal Strategies for Equal Sharing Problems of Students With Learning Disabilities – ldq.sagepub.com Jessica H. Hunt, Susan B. Empson<br />Nov 1, 2015; 38:208-220<br />Articles   Continue Reading Exploratory Study of Informal Strategies for Equal Sharing Problems of Students With Learning Disabilities – ldq.sagepub.com
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13 local investigations that drive global learning Oct 29th

13 local investigations that drive global learning – districtadministration.com Local investigations engage students’ natural investigatory instincts while developing their knowledge of core academic content by demonstrating true connections between academic subjects and the world around them. Check out these 13 local investigations that drive democratic and global learning.   Continue Reading 13 local investigations that […]
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New science award urges cancer research among high school students Oct 29th

New science award urges cancer research among high school students – eschoolnews.com PBS LearningMedia, Stand Up To Cancer launch inagural Emperor Science Award to engage high school students in STEM research Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and PBS LearningMedia, a media-on-demand service designed for K-12 classrooms, announced the […]
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Argyle school offers indoor walking program Oct 27th

Argyle school offers indoor walking program – districtadministration.com One New York school is starting an indoor walking program this fall. Argyle Central School employees and students worked together to establish marked trails throughout the school to accommodate all fitness levels. Read more Glen Falls Post-Star   Continue Reading Argyle school offers indoor walking program – […]
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What We’re Watching: Katherine Bradley on the School of the Future by Education Next Oct 27th

What We’re Watching: Katherine Bradley on the School of the Future by Education Next – http://educationnext.org/ The American Enterprise Institute hosted a discussion with Katherine Bradley, president of the CityBridge Foundation, on education innovation and the school of the future, with a focus on how technology and adaptive-learning software can be used to revolutionize learning. According to […]
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Chemistry set for kids launched Oct 25th

Chemistry set for kids launched – districtadministration.com Complete with virtual reality goggles letting you ‘swim’ with the atoms, a mobile app, chemicals and web-based, interactive tutorials and videos, MEL Science launched a new chemistry set subscription for teenagers that offers 38 chemistry sets with almost 100 experiments over the course of a year.   Continue […]
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Top 10 Tweets & Blogs This Week Oct 24th

Top 10 Tweets & Blogs This Week – coolcatteacher.com A Weekly Roundup of What’s Being Talked About in my PLN This week, an inspirational blog post inspired by a cellist who played on through the bombing of Sarajevo tops the list of blogs this week. Minecraft and Kid President have educators talking. On Twitter, success, […]
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Elementary school teachers discuss learning retention method Oct 23rd

Elementary school teachers discuss learning retention method – edweek.org   Continue Reading Elementary school teachers discuss learning retention method – edweek.org
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