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Summer 2019 Newsletter

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

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

 

Teacher Blogs and Videos

Teaching is a demanding vocation and brings together a diverse group. Check out this collection of blogs and videos that remind us what a unique profession this is.  learn more...

Maker Movement

The Maker Movement is quickly gaining traction as educators and parents realize the incredible energy it can bring to STEM and the school environment. Take a field trip this summer to a maker space near you.  learn more...

monsters created from toilet paper rolls

Art Creation

Art can accompany "serious" work. It's not only engaging, but can open an opportunity for other modes of learning. Who knew toilet paper rolls could be such fun.  learn more...

YouTube Firewall Workarounds

We were surprised when teachers started coming up to us at recent conferences saying that they liked the fact that we indexed hundreds of video resources, but it did them no good. YouTube was blocked by the school's Internet firewall. We found some easy workarounds.  learn more...

Parental Support

Teaching is hard. Parenting can be even harder. Here are resources that can help, part of our Family Resources section.  learn more...

Birds & Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs have been getting slowly more birdlike for decades – perhaps not in mainstream depictions, but at least in the minds of paleontologists. Velociraptors had feathers!?!  learn more...


Looking for a unique professional development experience? Check out offerings at your nearby museums and national parks.

Hope you have a great summer!

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