Art builds 21st century readiness and develops the 4C’s: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration skills. In the kickoff webinar for the new edWeb.net community, Champion Creativity, participants explored what creativity means and how to use the Creative Cycle in common, everyday experiences.
Engaging parents and boosting school-home communications is a priority in Fremont School District 79. And creating the environment that celebrates collaborative practices is central to the district’s vision and promotes home-school connections!
The mystery and magic of math is what makes mathematicians pursue their subject with passion and drive. In order to embrace the magic, the classroom must be a place where problem solving and problem-finding happen daily and are deeply embedded in its culture.
Storytelling is an ancient tradition that has evolved over many centuries. With digital tools, teachers and students now have the means to create stories and non-fiction narratives that will last beyond the spoken or written word and be published and shared with worldwide audiences.
The Standards for Mathematical Practice and the Science & Engineering Practices have much in common. The Implementing Common Core Standards in Math community’s summer series of three webinars has been exploring these connections and their implications for instruction, in science, in mathematics, and in integrated STEM experiences.