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Tools to create activities in class. Herramientas y recursos. Diamond Lesson Plan - Teaching Skills. Education Technology Tips For Students And Teachers. Schoolfy. Flipgrid. Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre. The Engineering Subject Centre has produced a series of peer reviewed guides looking at various aspects of teaching and learning aimed at all those involved in engineering education.

Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre

The guides have been written by Engineering Subject Centre staff, Associates and other experts in the field. Science Education. Correlations and Scatter Plots September 14, 2014 After a couple of hand-graphs, my students use their TI 83/84 calculator for graphing.

Science Education

We set the calculators so they give an “R squared” correlation, which we often use to help determine which regression type (linear, quadratic, power) fits the data the best. Teaching girls. Teaching physics. Adventures with the Lower Level. Productive & Constructive. Physics! Blog! Raising the energy level of my physics classes. Chemistry. Modeling Chemistry (or physics, or bio) seems to be the perfect prep for the new AP class When looking at the College Board’s recommendations for improving performance on this year’s Free Response Questions, some repeated themes include have students draw particle views of… distinguish between descriptions and explanations have students describe in words what they observe have [...]


Reflections on the dynamics of teaching. Modeling Instruction Program. Constructivist Physics Teaching. Thoughts and Ramblings on Modeling Instruction and Standards Based Grading. Observations First. YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught. It's a typical scene: a few minutes before 11:00 on a Tuesday morning and about 200 sleepy-looking college students are taking their seats in a large lecture hall - chatting, laughing, calling out to each other across the aisles.

Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught

Class begins with a big "shhhh" from the instructor. This is an introductory chemistry class at a state university. For the next hour and 15 minutes, the instructor will lecture and the students will take notes. By the end of class, the three large blackboards at the front of the room will be covered with equations and formulas. Students in this class say the instructor is one of the best lecturers in the department. American Modeling Teachers Association.

The Modeling Method has been developed to correct many weaknesses of the traditional lecture-demonstration method, including the fragmentation of knowledge, student passivity, and the persistence of naive beliefs about the physical world.

American Modeling Teachers Association Project Based Learning. PBLE - Project Based Learning in Engineering. Engineering and Science Activities. This page serves as a directory of ready-to-use activities and curricula for informal science educators to engage students with engineering and science.

Engineering and Science Activities

Inspiring the next generation of female engineersTEDx talk by Debbie Sterling, Stanford-trained engineer and creator of Goldie Blox. Biographies of Women MathematiciansHere you can find biographical essays or comments on the women mathematicians profiled on this site, as well as additional resources about women in mathematics.DragonflytvDragonflyTV is a science education television series for children aged 6–12, produced by Twin Cities Public Television. DragonflyTV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. you can find Integrated activities, videos and guides, and programs. Engineer Your World: Engineering Design and Problem Solving for High Schools. BackgroundEngineering design is not simply a useful tool for teaching science and mathematics content, but it is also a unique discipline in which science and mathematics are employed as tools for solving design challenges.

Engineer Your World: Engineering Design and Problem Solving for High Schools

With generous support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and in partnership with national organizations including NASA, the UTeachEngineering program at the University of Texas, Austin, has undertaken to demonstrate how rigorous engineering content can be deployed in secondary classrooms. Integrated Design Engineering Activity Series IDEAS. Engineering in the Middle School Classroom!

Integrated Design Engineering Activity Series IDEAS

IDEAS is the result of a project funded by The Engineering Foundation and organized by two of the worlds major engineering societies, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Our goal when soliciting project activities was to identify low-cost, "hands-on" engineering projects for use in middle schools math, science and technology classes. The announcement attracted over 60 entries from teachers, engineers, and concerned educational and professional groups. UTeachEngineering - Home. Download « Algodoo. Algodoo is now available as a free download.

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If you want to support the development of Algodoo you can purchase it from the Appstore with all its benefits. Or, you can simply download it for free below, either way is fine with us. Download for Mac Support the development of Algodoo for the Mac and buy your copy from the Mac App Store. Download for iPad Support the development of Algodoo for the iPad and buy your copy from the App Store. Free downloads Download and double-click to start the installer, then follow the instructions.

Siemens STEM - Grades 9,10,11,12. NASA Videos Promethean Resource Pack This resource pack contains six videos from NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.

Siemens STEM - Grades 9,10,11,12

Videos in this pack include: Balloon - capillary action Hammer and feather on the moon Inside KC135 - zero gravity Newton's Cannon xFlight Keywords: NASA, space, astronautViews: 58 NASA Images Promethean Resource Pack. Summary of Exercises From Engineering Contest. Flash/pdfs/Engr Design Challenges Compilation.pdf. Engineer Your World (EYW) Hidden costs of state schools causing hardship for millions, says report. Millions of families are struggling with the hidden costs of sending children to state school, with many forced to take out loans or scrimp on food and heating to pay for basics such as dinners, uniforms, course materials and trips. Parents face average annual bills of £800 a pupil, although this can be much higher, with some state secondary school uniforms costing more than £500, making the idea of a free education “far from reality”, according to the Children’s Commission on Poverty inquiry.

Sutton Trust - What makes great teaching? Summary This report reviews over 200 pieces of research to identify the elements of teaching with the strongest evidence of improving attainment. It finds some common practices can be harmful to learning and have no grounding in research. Specific practices which are supported by good evidence of their effectiveness are also examined and six key factors that contribute to great teaching are identified.

The report also analyses different methods of evaluating teaching including: using ‘value-added’ results from student test scores; observing classroom teaching; and getting students to rate the quality of their teaching. Key findings. Education study finds in favour of traditional teaching styles. Schools need to put more effort into evaluating what makes effective teaching, and ensure that discredited practices are rooted out from classrooms, according to a new study published by the Sutton Trust and Durham University. The study suggests that some schools and teachers continue using methods that cause little or no improvement in student progress, and instead rely on anecdotal evidence to back fashionable techniques such as “discovery learning,” where pupils are meant to uncover key ideas for themselves, or “learning styles,” which claims children can be divided into those who learn best through sight, sound or movement.

Instead, more traditional styles that reward effort, use class time efficiently and insist on clear rules to manage pupil behaviour, are more likely to succeed, according to the report – touching on a raw nerve within the British teaching profession, which has seen vigorous debates between “progressive” and “traditional” best practice.

Zac Guo's Blog - How To Reinvigorate Learning By Using Play. About Gamification - Super Funner. Pubs/gamificationtechniquesclassroom.pdf. Oliver Miao's Blog - Betting a $10 million Game on the Future of Education. The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. By Oliver Miao (CEO, Pixelberry Studios) and Andrew Shvarts (Designer, Pixelberry Studios) Change doesn’t happen without risks. And we’ve decided to bet Pixelberry’s flagship title, High School Story, on a chance to change the future of educational gaming.

Since it was released in August of 2013, High School Story has been a big success: it hit #10 on the iPhone charts, stayed in the Top 150 for a year, and generated over $10 million in sales to date. Teacher Trainer new pedagogy. PBL - Project Based Learning. Teaching with Technology. FLIPPING the classroom. LMS and classroom platforms. EdTech Tools. Tools to Help Flip. PBL Resources. Lesson plans, printables and other resourses.

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