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NSTA: Freebies for Science Teachers. Graphite: Digital Resources Site Added: Dec 6, 2013 Graphite is a free online portal to help preK-12 educators find, use, and share the best digital apps, games, and websites for their students.

NSTA: Freebies for Science Teachers

Created by Common Sense Media with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the service contains objective ratings of apps and other digital learning resources from professional reviewers, along with reviews from dozens of “Graphite Educators,” teachers who are hand-picked by Common Sense Media. Graphite provides unbiased reviews of the learning potential of apps developed for a variety of platforms. Users can search for reviews of resources by subject, grade level, cost (free, “freemium,” or paid), and type (app, game, or website).

When you click on a review, it tells you the price, the grade levels the app is most appropriate for, setup time, platforms (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, or Nook HD), and subject areas—with a link to specific standards the app meets. Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources. Science Resources. Teaching resources. Teaching resources Science is an inspiring process of discovery that helps satisfy the natural curiosity with which we are all born.

Teaching resources

Unfortunately, traditional instruction that misrepresents science as a body of facts to be memorized and the process of science as a rigid 5-step procedure can deaden students' spirit of inquiry. Students should come away from our classrooms with an appreciation of the natural world — fascinated by its intricacies and excited to learn more. They should view and value science as a multi-faceted, flexible process for better understanding that world. Such views encourage life-long learning and foster critical thinking about everyday problems students face in their lives. Fortunately, fostering such understandings needn't require reorganizing your entire curriculum. Make it explicit: Key concepts regarding the nature and process of science should be explicitly and independently emphasized. Mathematics Assistance Center. Study Guide Zone - Your Source for Online Study Guides.

Think. Learn. Innovate. Resources for Teaching Science. PhET: Interactive Simulations – Fun, interactive, research-based simulations on physics, chemistry, biology from the PhET project at the University of Colorado.

Resources for Teaching Science

Interactives – A collection of quality science interactive modules on www.learner.org SHODOR – a national resource for computational science education, Shodor is a nonprofit organization serving students and educators by providing free online education tools such as Interactivate (gr.3-12) and curriculum which are transforming learning through computational thinking. It’s a resource from CSERD. The Computational Science Education Reference Desk (CSERD) is a Pathways portal of the National Science Digital Library and funded by the National Science Foundation. CSERD aims to help students learn about computational science and to help faculty and teachers incorporate it into the classroom.

Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORE) Winners: (explore more from the essays by SPORE winners) Energy Kids – from the U.S. JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. THE Journal: Technological Horizons in Education. CITE Journal. The CITE Journal is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal, established and jointly sponsored by five professional associations (AMTE, ASTE, NCSS-CUFA, CEE, and SITE).

CITE Journal

This is the only joint venture of this kind in the field of teacher education. Each professional association has sole responsibility for editorial review of articles in its discipline: Journal of Educational Technology & Society. What’s a citation? — Plagiarism.org - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work. A "citation" is the way you tell your readers that certain material in your work came from another source.

What’s a citation? — Plagiarism.org - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work

It also gives your readers the information necessary to find that source again, including: information about the authorthe title of the workthe name and location of the company that published your copy of the sourcethe date your copy was publishedthe page numbers of the material you are borrowing. Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism. Citing Sources When using another author’s intellectual property (from primary or secondary source material), it is essential that you properly cite your source.

Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

Giving credit not only benefits your credibility as an author, but will also help you avoid plagiarism. Be sure to carefully document all the necessary citation information for your sources while researching to make the process much easier. There are multiple formats for citation styles, and they vary according to academic discipline. The Modern Language Association (MLA) has a specific format for citation information that is to be included both in-text and on a Works Cited page. How (and Why) to Avoid Plagiarism - Avoiding Plagiarism - Research Guides at Stevens Institute of Technology. Avoiding Plagiarism.

Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts.

Avoiding Plagiarism

This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work. Educational Research eJournal. Educational Research eJournal is an electronic journal about research and experiences in all areas and levels of education.

Educational Research eJournal

The Journal features empirical research, theoretical and conceptual analysis. The Journal welcomes contributions to enhance the exchange of diverse approaches and information among educators and researchers around the world. Educational Research eJournal is a multidisciplinary journal, committed to no single approach, discipline, methodology or paradigm. All articles published in this journal are peer-reviewed. Published by: University of Alicante. Education Resources Information Center. Edutopia. Facebook Edutopia on Facebook Twitter Edutopia on Twitter Google+ Pinterest Edutopia on Pinterest WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation.

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Journals. AERA publishes seven highly respected, peer- reviewed journals that feature the field’s leading research, including: AERA Open American Educational Research Journal Educational Researcher Review of Educational Research Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics Review of Research in Education.

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