P-T Council / Coloring Pages. LoTi_Framework_Sniff_Test.pdf. STEaM resources for any classroom. Today, we’ll be focusing on the many resources that are out there for STEM: from explaining what it is, to sample lessons, to ways that it connects to the Arts.
This is a living list, so please feel free to add any resources you have found in your travels in the comment section below! STEM presentations: Creating a Global Focus on STEM education is a very well-done powerpoint that gives a “big picture” to STEM. The STEM Education Coalition has a whole section of resource links to over 50 different presentations worldwide. The Journal highlights how teachers and administrators are looking for resources to support STEM.
What is STEM education is a prezi from Todd Ensign that was provided to West Virginia teachers. New & Noteworthy STEAM Apps and Websites Reviewed on Graphite - Feb 4. Every Tuesday, we spotlight products that have just been reviewed and have earned a 4- or 5-star editorial rating on Graphite.
This month we're focusing on STEAM and Critical Thinking, so we wanted to be sure to spotlight products that focus on these themes. This week's list brings us a game that helps kids practice STEM skills, a hands-on app that teaches number concepts, a math game that gives kids business skills, and a game that helps kids think critically and become disease detectives. We invite you to add your voice to the conversation. Do you use one of these products in your classroom? Consider writing a Field Note to let other educators see how you integrate these tools into your lesson planning. Related Posts: Bugs and Bubbles Educator Review. Diploma in Project Management. Technology Integration Matrix.
The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students.
The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments. Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells as illustrated below. We appreciate your feedback. STEM Collaborative.org - Home. On Your Own : A Stem Project. In Math by Design, your students have tried on some of the procedures in the engineering design process, a creative system of thinking and problem solving.
These steps are sometimes defined this way: Define the problem Gather pertinent information Generate multiple solutions Analyze and select a solution Test and implement the solution. Center for Student Work. Music Education with AudioCubes - STEM School. Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2012 Celine from Percussa AudioCubes, a reader of the STEM School Blog, recently brought the phenomena of AudioCubes to my attention.
INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION. The I³ Project, Invention-Innovation and Inquiry, was created to provide professional support for teachers interested in technological literacy in education particularly in elementary curriculum.
This project was supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation and is implemented by the INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION and California University of Pennsylvania. "It's a great unit! The hands-on, along with the critical-thinking skills the students will develop, will be used in other areas. I hope to connect this unit with every aspect of their learning. " Unit%20Descriptions. To Make Science Real, Kids Want More Fun.
Hide captionHands-on science activities like making bubble mitts at the Mission Science Workshop teach students about things like surface tension.
Justin Jach/Courtesy of Mission Science Workshop Hands-on science activities like making bubble mitts at the Mission Science Workshop teach students about things like surface tension. Are American kids being adequately prepared in the sciences to compete in a highly competitive, global high-tech workforce? A majority of American parents say no, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. Nearly one-quarter of all parents said their child's school today doesn't put enough emphasis on science curricula. "We want to see these kids get excited about science and math. Hall says her state has created a culture of testing that has resulted in high rates of teacher burnout and low expectations. 'It's Just Another Class' "There's no enthusiasm from the teachers. 8 New 21st Century Classroom Resources for 2014. Whether you’re an educator looking for new ways to engage your students, a parent seeking gift ideas or just plain interested in new product development, this blog post should will deliver.
This past year I’ve immersed myself in the Twittersphere amongst thousands of innovative educators and have been actively seeking new and better ways to engage learners. I’ve come across some pretty compelling products, but these are the ones I’m most excited about in 2014. Games, toys and hands-on learning experiences should be in your 21st century teacher/parent toolbox if your intent is to foster a love of learning in your children or students. When something is fun, we come back for more. Toys and games are designed to be fun. Without further ado: my top 8 new 21st Century Classroom Resources for 2014 (in no particular order)!
1. MakerBot describes their Replicator 2 3D Printer as the easiest, fastest, and most affordable tool for making professional quality 3D Modeling. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Xtranormal Tutorials - Real World Math. Free Online Textbooks, FlashCards, Exercises, RWA's, Simulations. Welcome. The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network. Home.