Developed by The New York Times, the NYT VR app for iOS and Android puts users at the center of stories in an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience. From experiencing life through the eyes of a refugee, to climbing the spire of the World Trade Center with a professional mountaineer, […]
Designed for students in grades 6–12, Flocabulary’s “Oversharing” animated rap video offers 10 tips for appropriate posting and sharing on social media.
Education Talk Radio is a professional development online broadcast for educators, preK–20. The show has aired over 3,000 programs with an average of more than 1,700 listeners each day.
Frederick Douglass spent his life fighting for justice and equality. Born into slavery in 1818, he escaped as a young man and became a leading voice in the abolitionist movement. People everywhere still find inspiration today in his tireless struggle, brilliant words, and inclusive vision of humanity.
Tumble podcasts for children share the stories behind science discovery. Co-hosted by a science journalist and a teacher, the podcasts explore how science actually works as a process.
The Extreme Redesign Challenge, sponsored by Stratasys, is an annual competition open to students worldwide. Students work alone or in a team to design an original piece of art, jewelry, or architecture, or to improve an existing design.
The virtual reality program Mursion simulates a typical classroom environment, giving teachers the opportunity to practice classroom management techniques and instructional strategies. The program features a classroom of virtual students that mimic real student behaviors.
The Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation is enhancing Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week (February 12–18, 2017) with an online Kindness Generator that serves as an rally point for activities worldwide this year.
Discovering the Art of Mathematics (DAoM), is an innovative approach to teaching mathematics to liberal arts and humanities
Facing History and Ourselves invites students aged 13 and older to enter the Making Choices in Today’s World contest and reflect on who or what has influenced how they think about their roles and responsibilities as engaged members of their communities.
Join Simple K-12 on March 11th for this amazing line-up of information-packed webinars for teachers by teachers!
The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education have launched Siemens STEM Day, a website that includes more than 130 elementary and middle school activities, as well as high school resources designed to support STEM curriculum and instruction with digital content.
Wow…morning got here early! I headed over to the convention center to do my volunteer shift while the rest of the gang found sessions to attend
Presented in the Google Theater today…Google Forms: Practical Magic. Again, I think I had just as much fun creating my Twitter advertisements as I did presenting…Harry Potter rules!
Wednesday hit me like a ton of bricks! LOL…or was that the vendor hall? Walked a couple of miles today…spent over an hour with the GoGuardian guys discussing our demo of their program (the margaritas at your booth were a nice touch – talk about crowded!).
Enjoyed my last day at TCEA where there wouldn’t be a line out the door of the Starbucks in my hotel lobby. Sigh.
Monday at TCEA 2017 was Google Academy day.
NASA @ Home and City is a virtual tour of NASA-related science that is all around us. Students visiting NASA @ Home and City can rotate buildings and take a look inside to discover everyday items, the development of which has been influenced by space exploration.
Made it in to Austin Sunday afternoon and headed right over to the convention center to get our registrations. Then it was dinner at Uncle Julio’s and back to the hotel to get prepped for the Google Academy on Monday! Super fun!
#GlobalSpeedChat is a worldwide collaboration platform on which students respond to activity prompts, such as “If the world had a flag of its own, what would it look like?” “How do you greet friends and family in your country or culture?” and “If you could sit on a bench and […]
Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge is a mathematical modeling contest for high school juniors and seniors. Through participation in the contest, students experience what it is like to work as a team to tackle a real-world problem under time and resource constraints akin to those faced by professional mathematicians working […]
Peace First is launching the Peace First Challenge, a call to action for teams of young people across America to create powerful solutions for issues in their schools and local communities. By signing up, teams will gain access to digital tools, mentors, and a chance to participate in $100,000 in […]
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