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Focus 2 Achieve - Creativity Is A Superweapon: Help Your Students Seize And Use It. By Oskar Cymerman | @focus2achieve | BAM!

Focus 2 Achieve - Creativity Is A Superweapon: Help Your Students Seize And Use It

Radio Network & Teaching Channel Blogger A recent IBM survey of 1500+ CEOs revealed that CREATIVITY IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT LEADERSHIP SKILL necessary for success in the globalized market of today. Due to global competition, innovative solutions leaders come up with are often the difference between an enterprise staying relevant and meeting its demise. View.exacttarget. Instructables - DIY How To Make Instructions. Projects and Puzzles Archives - Kids, Code, and Computer Science Magazine. The Tech Museum of Innovation. MagnetCircus.pdf. Bobsled.pdf. Sewn_circuits.pdf. Problem Solving Teaching Ideas. Understanding Word Problems - Use your comprehension time to discuss strategies for understanding word problems!

Problem Solving Teaching Ideas

Teaching Problems - Some advice and tips for teaching problem solving to children. Bingo Investigation - Maths investigation based around a short play (scripts and information is included). Nim! An interactive version of the popular puzzle game. Sewn_circuits.pdf. The Next Penelope - Construct 2 Games. Visit Website The Game "The Next Penelope" is an original 2D racing and action game for PC and console, set in a futuristic Odyssey.

The Next Penelope - Construct 2 Games

As Penelope is looking for Ulysses through the galaxy, the player is free to explore the planets in any order. Each world features unique situations, races, bosses, and new permanent abilities to enhance your spaceship. All weapons cost vital energy when used, so the player is very powerful and close to death at the same time! Features. Five-Minute Film Festival: Arts Integration Turns STEM to STEAM. We have all heard the dire statistics about how we're not preparing American kids for the STEM careers of the future -- but there are many who say that a focus on science, technology, engineering, and math alone is not the answer.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Arts Integration Turns STEM to STEAM

What about integrating creativity and the arts as a path to better engagement in, and understanding of, the STEM subjects? Or bring some humanities in, for the (somewhat unfortunate!) Acronym SHTEAM? I've gathered the playlist of videos below to show some of the remarkable programs educators are building around this idea, as well as a few fun project ideas. Video Playlist: Bringing the Arts Into STEM Education Watch the player below to see the whole playlist, or view it on YouTube. VoiceThread Portfolios: Capturing the Creative Process - My VoiceThread. This is a guest post by educator and VoiceThreader Jonathan Lewis.

VoiceThread Portfolios: Capturing the Creative Process - My VoiceThread

As a classroom teacher, sound assessment practices have always been a challenge, especially as we strive towards meeting the diverse needs of all of our learners. How to make Google Cardboard. Here's what you need to get started:

How to make Google Cardboard

Fun circuits with conductive paint. This instructable will show you how to make simple fun electronic circuits. However my objective here is mostly to demonstrate how kids can have fun making and learning about electronics at the same time. I will be using a new product from a company called Bare Conductive that have recently released conductive paint that dries and forms circuits. The potential of this product is huge as you can use it on paper, card, clothing etc. Education: The Journey Inside. The Marshmallow Challenge. Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More. Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More

Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext. Explore Create Learn Share. Parts and Crafts. Doughcreatures.pdf. 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart. K-3 STEM lessons including ppts, flipcharts, and student sheets... ALL FREE! #stem #elementary. Category: Arduino. My older son recently started school and needed his own desk for doing homework. Navy STEM for the Classroom. Navy STEM for the Classroom. A Showcase for MaKeyMaKey Creations. 5-STEMTools.pdf. Sounding Box #11: a littleBits Project by Caselden_Studios. Make a sound box:Design a resonating wooden chamber.

Sounding Box #11: a littleBits Project by Caselden_Studios

We took design influence from traditional Western stringed instruments (guitar, violin, cello). A big wooden box, called a "sound box", works as a natural amplifier. Makers Club - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer. February 25, 2015 Today students got started creating a "Choose Your Own Adventure" style video virtual tour of our school which we'll be posting to YouTube.

Makers Club - STEM Curriculum Resources by Dr. Wesley Fryer

Digital Underground. Digital Underground The Museum, ca. 1913: Celebrating J.

Digital Underground

Pierpont Morgan's Legacy Stephanie Post, Senior Digital Asset Specialist, Digital Media Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014. Untitled. Google Docs - create and edit documents online, for free. Tynker- Teach Kids Coding Through Puzzles and Interactive Games. February 15, 2015 Yesterday when posted about Code Blast, which is a coding app for iPad, somebody requested an app that could do the same but on Android.Of course there are several titles out there but the one I would recommend the most is Tynker. This is basically a visual programming language designed to assist kids learn how to program and code by soling puzzles, building interactive apps and games.

Tynker works both on Android and iPad. Some of the interesting features Tynker provides include:Learn coding by solving over 200 puzzlesDesign and create interactive games and animationsOffline accessCreate classrooms with multiple students accountsMonitor students progressCreate and publish a class showcase with best student projects Google Kickstarter Guides has this wonderful guide explaining in-depth how you can use this app in your classrooms.

Xavier University Adds A Maker Innovation Center. Xavier University Adds A Maker Innovation Center by TeachThought Staff From a press release CINCINNATI Xavier University recently signed an agreement with MakerBot, a global leader in the desktop 3D printing industry, to bring a MakerBot® Innovation Center to the university’s campus. Xavier University joins a growing number of universities throughout the country that offer MakerBot Innovation Centers, which are designed to empower organizations to innovate faster, collaborate better and compete more effectively. Xavier is the first university in the Midwest and the first private college in the United States to implement a MakerBot Innovation Center. MakerBot is excited to join Xavier University for the grand opening of the MakerBot Innovation Center on February 4, 2015.