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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop 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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Are Graduate Degrees a Thing of the Past?

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Bacon Apart: A Rigorous (and Delicious) Student-Centered Project

Teacher and blogger Shawn Cornally walks us through a student pitch that, through rigor, competences, and standards, turns into prize-winning bacon at the county fair.

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Teachers' Tech Tools for Physics

Technology teacher and blogger Charlie Schofield presents some of his favorite apps for simplifying the often overwhelming subject of physics.

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Six Free iPad Apps for Making Healthy Choices

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares her favorite iPad apps for teaching about food and nutrition.

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Programming & Simulation: Real Technical Skills for Today's Student

Mathematician and consultant Manan Shah makes a case for code literacy in the real world by teaching high school students the basics of computer simulation methodologies.

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Dive into the Maker Movement

Blogger Adam Provost visits the Fab Lab at NYC's Marymount School for a view from the front lines of the Maker movement.

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STEMbite: An Experiment in Teaching with Google Glass

Andrew Vanden Heuvel, an early adopter of Google Glass, shares his STEMbite project, a series of short, exciting STEM videos made possible through cutting-edge wearable technology.

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Environmental Education Through Environmental Action

Explorer, social entrepreneur and environmental advocate Philippe Cousteau suggests that, with young people already aware of the environmental crisis, the next step is youth-driven environmental action.

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K-5 iPad Apps for Evaluating (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 5)

An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for evaluating Evaluation are reviewed in this fifth post of a six-part series.

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A Handwritten Letter, With Love and Thanks, to My Students

Retiring teacher shares his love and gratitude in a handwritten letter to his former students.

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Waldorf's Integrated Way of Learning
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Waldorf's Integrated Way of Learning

Art and movement blend into academics at this K-8 public school.

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Passion-Based Learning

Science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez advocates passion-based learning as the best possible way to bring out students' inner geeks and make the subject matter personally meaningful to them.

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3 Super-Simple Summer Science Activities

Science popularizer and guest blogger 'Science Bob' Pflugfelder offers parents three experiments - Blobs in a Bottle, the Exploding Lunch Bag, and Film Canister Rockets - to delight and engage young scientists over summer vacation.

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Teaching Resources for the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

A collection of teaching resources for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami

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The 5 Features of Science Inquiry: What Questions Do You Have?

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell on the 5 features of science inquiry: What questions do you ask?

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