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Fall 2018 Newsletter

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

K12IRC.org – Ideas and inspiration for the K-12 community.

 

Sketchnoting

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...

Sketchnoting is doodler friendly and word-lover friendly and everyone in between.

Lesson Plans

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

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...

Family Resources

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 For All Ages

Robots can range from incredibly simple to incredibly complex. No matter what the grade or budget, robots can get students engaged.  learn more...

Cardboard robot arm holding a Pepsi can

 


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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Great Women Role Models

The best way to teach is thru examples. The earlier young women are encouraged that they too can make a difference, the better their chances for success.  → 

boy interacting with virtual computer display

New Visualization Tools

The Internet and modern browsers allow students build and test bridges, view plane traffic in real time, change gravity and perform experiments – all from their browser. Check out simulation and visualization tools available now.  → 

older gentleman and student looking at a book

Partners

Develop partnerships and engage your students, their parents, and the community.  → 

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Support

Find an affinity group or a good laugh.  → 

older students from many different races and cultures

Development

Check out the wide variety of professional development opportunities and resources.  → 

kids looking at a computer screen

Resources

Find a lesson idea, video or activity for your classroom.  → 

teacher working with 3D printers

Tools

Everything from classroom automation and making a class web site for free to creating videos and 3D printing.  → 

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