Fall 2018 Newsletter
Fall 2018 Newsletter
K12IRC.org – Ideas and inspiration for the K-12 community.
Imagination is one of the most powerful tools we have as humans. Yet the emphases these days seems like "teaching to the test". Imagination is a lost art.
Sketchnoting, or graphical note taking, can encourage students to make connections in a way that works for them, and allows them to be engaged, imaginatively and creatively, while comprehending the subjects at hand. learn how...
You'll find links to lesson plans throughout K12IRC.org. In addition, we've assembled some of the best collections of lesson plans available. learn more...
Consumer math looks at how math is used daily life. Most of the activities we do, from budgeting to meal planning to student loans to insurance require some level of math. Here are resources for both younger and older students. learn more...
Education is a partnership between teachers, students and parents ... and sometimes parents need support. In this section, we've indexed everything from Family Activities to Parent/Teen Homework Conflicts and Kids in Hospitals to an Incarceration Tool Kit. learn more...
Robots can range from incredibly simple to incredibly complex. No matter what the grade or budget, robots can get students engaged. learn more...
We had fun meeting everyone at the STEM Forum & Expo in Philadelphia. Look for our booth at NSTA Reno in October and CUE Palm Springs in March.
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Adding art into the curriculum can be as simple as showing how it incorporates everything from math to biology and physics.
With the events of the last few years, the needs and safety of minority students have come into sharp focus. Many teachers are uncomfortable addressing these subjects or do not feel they have the cultural competency to speak to the issues. Here are some resources that can help.
Find an affinity group or a good laugh.
Check out the wide variety of professional development opportunities and resources.
Everything from classroom automation and making a class web site for free to creating videos and 3D printing.
Find a lesson idea, video or activity for your classroom.
Develop partnerships and engage your students, their parents, and the community.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• Teacher Training: Math, Science and Technology Sampler
• Conferences for Educators
• Understanding Time & Gravity
• Publication Opportunities & Ideas
• 3D Printing Examples & Ideas
• World Population Growth