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Learning Science with Project-Based Learning Empowered by Discussion Forums

ELLs are better positioned to learn science through the COPPELLS model of PBL, which provides online and asynchronous forums for reviewing and discussing course material.

Ten Websites for Science Teachers

Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Science of Sports

Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this collection of videos about the intersection of science and sports.

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Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching With QR Codes

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching With QR Codes

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Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

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Middle School Students Taking Pride in STEM Innovations

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Girls and Robotics

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz looks at what happens when girls build robots - and wonders why it doesn't happen more frequently.

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Making Friends With Failure

Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez suggests that we make friends with failure in the academic world - because for scientists, failure is just another word for data.

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Creativity is the Secret Sauce in STEM

Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez turns STEM into STEAM through the amazing, artistic secret sauce of creativity.

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5 Steps to a Greener School

Deborah Moore, co-founder of Green Schools Initiative, offers eco-friendly suggestions and resources for a greener, healthier back-to-school.

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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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6 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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6 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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Common Core in Action: How Two Science Teachers are Implementing Common Core

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller visits with two science teachers to learn how they are applying Common Core ELA standards to a subject not specifically addressed by the Common Core.

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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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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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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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Cultivating Imagination

Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez, by way of Albert Einstein and Charlie Parker, shows us why it's so critical to cultivate our students' imaginations.

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Emphasize Real Problems to Boost STEM Learning

Interested in creating more student-driven learning experiences, especially in the STEM? Check out these resources and ideas.

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