Fall 2016 Newsletter
Ideas and inspiration for the K-12 community.
Fall 2016 Newsletter
Inexpensive Art Projects
We've collected a number of all-but-free art projects, with everything from DIY Halloween decorations to making a paper wallet from copy paper and creating an Anime version of yourself. learn more...
The current U.S. election provides us with with real-world examples of math and statistics, among other things. See how a single observation (or poll) may be inaccurate, but a large set of observations will average out close to the final result. learn more...
Disasters come in all shapes and sizes, from a small fire in the chem lab to a local school emergency or helping kids cope after a natural disaster. We've assembled resources you can use to prepare now. learn more...
How Wolves Change Rivers
When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, the most remarkable changes occurred. Even the rivers changed. learn more...
Everything you've ever wanted to know about rubrics. What they are, how to create them and their use in assessment. There's even a rubric to assess rubrics. learn more...
We are always adding new video resources to the site. The latest additions include
- DIY Soft Robotic Tentacles
- How to Read Sheet Music
- How Traffic Jams Happen
- Pan Flute From Drinking Straws
- Smartphone Digital Microscope
- Your Life As A Dog
Have a great school year!
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Check out videos and resources showing how computers have been successfully integrated into the classroom.
It's not as hard as these guys are making it.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) is getting a lot of attention, but there are barriers. Check out our extensive STEM resources.
Develop partnerships and engage your students, their parents, and the community.
Find a lesson idea, video or activity for your classroom.
Check out the wide variety of professional development opportunities and resources.
Everything from classroom automation and making a class web site to creating videos and 3D printing.
Find an affinity group or a good laugh.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• Teacher Training: Math, Science and Technology Sampler
• Conferences for Educators
• Understanding Time & Gravity
• World Population Growth
• Hands On Projects And Simple Tools
• Publication Opportunities & Ideas