It’s one of the most important questions math teachers ask every day: how do we engage students in meaningful, enjoyable mathematics? In this webinar for the Adaptive Math Learning community, presenters Zachary Champagne and Tim Hudson shared useful insights about the Mathematical Practices that will help deepen students’ understanding, enjoyment, and success in math class.
It is possible to transform and energize your classroom with the power of technology integration. Shutterfly’s Photo Story provides the possibility to deepen and enhance the learning process across the curriculum while supporting State, Common Core, and ISTE standards.
edWeb’s Implementing Common Core Standards in Math community’s summer three-part webinar mini-series explores these connections and their implications for instruction, in science, in mathematics, and in integrated STEM experiences.
You don’t have to do it on your own! In this session hosted by the edWeb.net Implementing the Common Core State Standards community, presenter Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit Center for College and Career Readiness, provided educators with specific strategies to engage students in selecting their own stretch texts from electronic titles, as well as pragmatic tools and priority steps to evaluating your own resources and lessons.
Karen Collias of Knowledge Without Borders™ has embarked on an exploration of education across borders to discover common pedagogical practices that connect educators. And design thinking keeps popping up in educational discussions.
Students, especially girls, start losing interest in STEM subjects as early as second grade. As such, early STEM education is critical in order to build and maintain student interest in the STEM disciplines.
College & Career Readiness in a global economy has led to a new definition of what students need to know and be able to do. Those “College & Career Readiness Standards” – whether Common Core or TEKS – have key indicators of Rigor.
The Common Core State Standards place a special emphasis on reading informational text. Teachers often say how excited students are to learn about the world around them. Whether it’s the latest news from Mars or information about a typhoon that struck last week, kids want to know all about it. How can we harness that enthusiasm for nonfiction to help students become great readers?
The MOH Character Development Program allows students to use critical thinking skills as they explore primary sources. Students can analyze complex academic language, identify tone and purpose of primary sources, and increase their ability to use primary sources in evidence based writing.
College & Career Readiness is defined at a new level – student performance at a level of synthesis and extended thinking. Kevin Baird shared concrete examples of student work and grading rubrics to support educators in evaluating learning synthesis.