Grades 7–12+ students in math, science, English, and social studies answer the following questions about timely graphs in which they can see themselves:
What do you notice?
What do you wonder?
What’s the story this graph is telling? Write a catchy headline that captures the main idea.
Schedule for most weeks during the school year:
Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age.
Danielle Feinberg, Pixar's director of photography, creates stories with soul and wonder using math, science and code. Go behind the scenes of Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Brave, WALL-E and more, and discover how Pixar interweaves art and science to create fantastic worlds where the things you imagine can become real. This talk comes from the PBS special "TED Talks: Science & Wonder."
The Academy is a platform where you can learn about innovation in the school and classroom through online professional development courses for teachers in primary and secondary schools.
Recently in WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook, the conversation turned to the best math websites for teaching and learning math. What a treasure trove! We’ve gathered all the links and included a short description of each math website, along with a grade level recommendation and the cost, if any. Our list covers grades K–12 and is full of resources, games, freebies, and innovative programs.
There are an infinite number of ways to make math class fun! Why not start your class with some of these cheesy math jokes? You’ll have your students cracking up and ready to use their math brains.
30 Cheesy Math Jokes That’ll Make “Sum” of Your Students LOL: https://www.weareteachers.com/math-jokes/
STEM Is Everywhere is the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) fully designed and carried out as part of the Scientix project, the community for science education in Europe. It is now possible to register for this course, which starts on 29 October 2018 and is completely free of charge.
For the past twelve years, Science in School has brought teachers useful tips and knowledge that can easily be applied directly in any lesson and learning process. The journal includes a number of scientific articles directly targeted at students of different ages and teachers. They also introduce various hands-on classroom experiments step-by-step, so they can be easily replicated at schools.
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