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Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

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Computer-Based IMs for Science

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Is it too soon to think about the First Day of School?

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Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

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How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Tech

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Developing Students' Academic Vocabulary Helps Beat Achievement Gap

Blogger Ben Johnson shares strategies for developing students' academic vocabulary that help decrease the achievement gap.

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Blogger and PBL specialist Andrew Miller offers an array of creative suggestions for using Quick Response codes in the classroom. (Updated 01/2014)

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Understanding Happiness

Filmmaker Randy Taran kicks off this seven part series on building happiness as she suggests definitions for happiness and ways for every individual to explore it.

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How to Creatively Integrate Science and Math

Blogger Ben Johnson makes a case for more collaboration between math and science teachers.

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Coming Soon to a School Near You: New Science Standards

In parallel to the Common Core, science is getting a new set of standards. Blogger Eric Brunsell describes the process and framework for this new collection of 21st century requirements.

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Games for Science Learning and Scientific Discovery

Blogger Audrey Watters looks at two educational games where gamers teach scientists.

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Visual Art as Critical Thinking

Blogger Andrew Miller celebrates teachers who engage their students' cognitive abilities through creative methods.

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Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.

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Join The Web Tools Collective

Blogger Eric Brunsell "kicks off" The Web Tools Collective, a summer series to help educators learn about Web 2.0 tools.

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Humanities in the Twenty-First Century

The humanities teach students critical thinking and historical perspective, two crucial skills for success in our ever-accelerating future.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Projects Encourage Students to Excel
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Mott Hall School: STEM Projects Encourage Students to Excel

A commitment to projects and widespread use of laptop computers has spelled success for middle school students at this New York City math, science, and technology academy.

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The 21st-Century Socrates: How to Implement a Powerful Hybrid Classroom Model

Teachers John Suralik and Blake Wiggs teach at two schools 23 miles apart from each other. But by using Skype and the inner circle, outer circle model, they are bringing the a 21st century Socratic seminar to their classrooms, and increasing student...

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Student Robotics and the K-12 Curriculum

Professor, author and guest blogger Mark Gura advocates for the benefits of teaching robotics across all content areas of the K-12 curriculum.

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Superhero Science

Guest blogger Autumn Crisp teaches her third graders about science by analyzing the powers of popular superheroes and having students scientifically invent their own mind-boggling comic book characters.

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