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Space Theme Art Project

Rationale: This project can serve as an introduction to further study of the sun and its role in the solar system. It helps students practice art and fine motor skills. 229 more words

Space Theme Communication Tool

Rationale: This project can be used to teach science concepts about the solar system as well as literacy, as it involves labels. You could potentially make this into a math related unit by having students sort the different manipulatives. 224 more words

Let us inspire young people with stories in science  

by Jessica Tsai and Fanuel Muindi (originally published by STEM Education Advocacy Group)  Download PDF

What is your scientific origin story? When did science first captivate you? 251 more words

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Hour of Code 2016

I think it was three years ago that I signed my classes up for the first time to participate in the Hour of Code.   I was determined that year that every grade level I met with during the week (gifted students, 1st-5th) would participate.   408 more words

Education

[eBook] -06- ways you can use frevvo in your School today

Our K-12 school customers are using frevvo to automate routine processes and improve efficiency and services to students and staff. EUSD (Escondido Union School District) has been so successful at this – they’ve automated 8 approval workflows including Absence Records, Mileage Reimbursement, and Budget Transfers in the first three months – that… 205 more words

Approval Process

12 Actions to Maximize the Value of a Teacher's Time

In my latest article for Fusion, I give advice to school systems, teachers, and parents to help make education more efficient in ways that will benefit the students as well as all of the stakeholders.   116 more words

Education

STEM Stars: Vanity Fair Interviews 23andMe and GoldieBlox CEOs

Interviews like this are a must. Vanity Fair recently published an interview with Anne Wojcicki (a Biologist and Co-founder/CEO of 23andMe) and Debbie Sterling (an Engineer and Founder/CEO of GoldieBlox). 66 more words

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