Have your students ever wondered how to make a career out of exploring the world? Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau, and cofounder of EarthEcho International, welcomes students to STEMExplore’s Cabinet of Curiosities. To begin their adventure, students click
The United States Diplomacy Center’s education programs immerse students in the world of American diplomacy and the critical work of the United States Department of State. At the heart of the center’s education programs is Discover Diplomacy, a free diplomacy simulationsprogram that allows students and teachers to
One of the upcoming spring events will be the Brightbytes survey. This year data collection is scheduled the week of April 23rd. In the upcoming weeks, Burleson ISD educators will be getting information regarding their specific campus from their Learning
Eric Curts (CtrlAltAchieve.com) shared a blog post from about a year ago on his Twitter feed. I must have missed this really fantastic resource because I love to read Curts’s ideas, which very often are instantly implementable in the classroom.
I use every opportunity to learn and I have taken professional development in a variety of “unconventional” ways. One of my favorites is using podcasts to grow as an educator. Many podcasts last one leg of my commute and I
Each month Insert Learning has a lesson challenge around a specific topic. Enter by publishing your lesson to the public library and tagging it with the challenge name. They pick three winners for each challenge based on that month’s criteria. Women’s
Looking for ways to connect your classroom to the world? Help students make world-to-self connections by going mad… March Mad(ness). Use the Final Four to help your students understand how their learning can be used in a variety of situations.
Thanks to Richard Byrne (FreeTech4Teachers.com) for his post sharing about locating public domain video clips. Downloading Youtube videos via a third party service is in violation of Youtube’s Terms of Service (TOS) Section 05 unless there is a link provided
A few weeks ago, I found a post about the Merge cube, this cool little tool, available at Wal-Mart for only $1. I’d seen one cube, but I wasn’t impressed (the price tag was $15 per cube at the time)
Thanks to John Sowash for the amazing ideas in this blog post. I had to “borrow” his idea and reframe the information but the credit goes to him. Follow the link here to go to John’s original blog post and get