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9 Tools to Help Implement Effective STEM Education

Posted by Robert Morris - Guest Author

May 25, 2015 2:57:00 PM

The aim of every teacher is to enable students to grow as learners and individuals. STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), has become a high priority in U.S. schools, given that it's estimated that more and more of the jobs of the future will demand STEM knowledge.

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Topics: Differentiating Instruction, STEM, Innovation, Collaboration, Connected Educators, Educational Technologies

Grow, Know, and Understand

Posted by Tina Monteleone

May 19, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Inspiration from Other Educators

The title of my blog post was inspired by a former colleague of mine who I do not get a chance to see very often.  But when we do see each other, our discussions always seem to revolve around how we have grown as professionals, what we know now that we didn't know then, and our new understandings that have come from our constant quest to be better educators.  Our time together typically leaves me in a reflective mode, while also charging me up to find new opportunities to grow.

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Topics: Leadership, Inspiration

Engage Students Through Gamification

Posted by Travis Phelps

May 14, 2015 12:17:00 PM

Getting Students Motivated

As educators, we have to do a gazillion things. We have to unpack standards, meet learning objectives, design curricula, and analyze data.

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Topics: Differentiating Instruction, Inspiration

Five Things You Didn't Know about the FSA

Posted by David Moadel

May 13, 2015 11:27:00 AM

The Sunshine State's public school educators, parents, and students might not have had time to absorb the impact of the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) yet, but they can't avoid the far-reaching ramifications the FSA will undoubtedly have in the near future. 

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Topics: Implementing the Common Core, Teaching & Learning, State News

Stephen Colbert Funds Every Grant Requested by South Carolina Teachers

Posted by Kate Chesnutt

May 10, 2015 2:20:00 PM

Catch the news?

On Thursday, Stephen Colbert announced that he's going to fund every single grant request South Carolina teachers made on the crowdfunding website Donorschose.org

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Topics: Teaching & Learning, State News, Teacher Appreciation