Building Partnerships to Expand the PBL Classroom | Edutopia

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Human geography teacher Karissa Stay continues Sammamish High School’s blog series about the seven key elements for integrating PBL with an offbeat analogy that compares finding the right outside expert with dating …

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Robert Meservey, pioneering MIT physicist, dies at 92 – MIT News

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Robert Meservey, pioneering MIT physicist, dies at 92 MIT News After receiving his PhD from Yale University in 1961, Meservey joined the low-temperature physics research group at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Mass., the town where he…

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Words Matter: How Geospatial Education Suffers Because of Government Classification

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“Recent news stories discussed why geography is important to an informed and engaged society.  To those of us in the geospatial profession, basic geography education is an essential foundation to encouraging young people to enter the workforce in surveying, photogrammetry, GIS and other disciplines in our field.”

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Houston’s Space Shuttle to Get New Name in Texas Contest – Space.com

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Houston’s Space Shuttle to Get New Name in Texas Contest
Space.com
HOUSTON — Florida has Atlantis, California is home to Endeavour, Virginia displays Discovery and New York has Enterprise.

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CSCOPE & George Soros &Project Based Learning (PBL) – red hot …

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ESC 6 and school districts that have purchased and implemented CSCOPE are all about implementing a progressive learning style called “Project Based Learning” (PBL).The photos below are from ESC 6′s Facebook Page.

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15 Impressive Tools for Creating Beautiful Presentations

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Ever since MS PowerPoint revolutionized corporate and marketing communication in the early part of the millennium, presenting ideas through attractive slideshows has become a mandatory component of any successful and engaging presentation.

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What’s the Secret to Finland’s Education Success? | Education on GOOD

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No standardized tests and only 30 minutes of homework per day for high school students? Despite such laid back academic practices, for the past decade Finland’s ranked at the top on international assessments.

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Suffolk math teacher bonuses could add up – The Virginian-Pilot

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Suffolk math teacher bonuses could add up
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Math teachers in the city’s three public high schools could earn as much as $5,000 in extra pay under a proposal the division plans to submit to the state.

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Offer Your Educational Apps On Google Play for Education | Android …

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Last month, we announced Google Play for Education — a platform enabling developers and content providers to reach K-12 educators and students in the United States through a new Android based initiative.

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Video from 13w5069: Water waves: computational approaches for complex problems | Banff International Research Station

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Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery, in Banff, Alberta, Canada (Video: Richard McLaughlin (University of North Carolina), Falling bodies and fluids in sharp stratification

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