Our school has been using myON reading program for independent readers in grades 2 through 8 and classroom teachers tailor this online program to students in Kindergarten and up. This year, preschool families were offered short training sessions to learn how to best use the collection of 5000+ titles for their young readers. Available online and as Apple or Android apps. Classroom instruction is enhanced with the variety of nonfiction titles on science, nature, history, …
Keywords: reading; online books; nonfiction; flipped lessons
Utah State Universitiy's National Library of Virtual Manipulates is a great, interactive,internet based source of tutorials and manipulatives for teaching math concepts. You have to try it! Use the link below to visit the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/siteinfo.html
Keywords: Math Manipulatives
Use the link below to learn how to make a lava lamp using plastic bottle, cooking oil, water, food coloring and Alka Seltzer (sodium salicyclate). This experiment is appropriate for students in4th grade and above. Have fun! - Karen Stringer http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/videos/video-blobs.php
Keywords: Lava Lamp Lab
This is a screencast of a PowerPoint presentation I presented at a state conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7TtOleZkoo The presentation includes many ways to incorporate STEM technology into your classroom.
Keywords: STEM, technology, math, teacher help, inspiration
A short video to get your attention and, hopefully, the curiosity about a solar educational program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9Jq_CDip5U Click on the link: http://wecaresolar.org/contact-us/ ... to inquire about how to bring We Share Solar education program (blue suitcase) into your school
I teach Lower and Middle school STEM classes to students who struggle with attention, orginizational, and learning differences.
Middle School Science Teacher
Virtual worlds robotic programming, computer science tutorials, and a clear and effective interface make this a great site to let students explore a multitude of programming options on their own. Great for learning to program NxT G at an individual pace. Students can earn badges. Students can also develop mathematics skills through robot behaviors. This is a rich resource and frequently updated and enhanced.
This inquiry-based activity helps students develop a deep conceptual understanding of the concepts of density and buoyancy.
Keywords: Density, Buoyancy
How will you cultivate high-level critical thinking in your 21st century learners to meet the cognitive demands of NGSS and Common Core? This inquiry-based lesson introduces Computational Thinking - a problem solving skill set using creativity, logic, and collaboration to middle school students.
Keywords: Computational Thinking