In this TIME For Kids webinar, viewers heard from TIME editor Jeffrey Kluger about what is happening in space exploration. Kluger is an editor-at-large at TIME magazine. He is the author of nine books, and often writes about space and NASA for TIME and time.com. During his presentation, Kluger reported on the Year in Space mission, and NASA’s efforts to send astronauts to Mars in 2030.
Connecting young children with nature should be about fostering a sense of wonder rather than on the teaching of facts. Learn how to use nature to support the social and emotional development of young children and how connections with nature promote such desired dispositions as empathy, caring, and curiosity.
Authentic tasks can serve as both rich learning activities and assessments of understanding and transfer. In this webinar, Jay introduced some of the principles and best practices for creating and implementing ELA, science, and social studies performance tasks.
As school librarians you, too, have to learn to think, act and learn to teach information literacy within the STEM, STEAM, and STREAM context. In this webinar, Terry Young, a veteran librarian and science educator, took viewers on a STEMulating discovery of STEM and NGSS.
Are you searching for quality edtech tools that can be used to demonstrate student mastery of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)? In this webinar, you’ll learn practical classroom applications of five top-rated digital tools: National Geographic Education, Google Earth, PBS Learning Media, KQED Do Now, and Nova Labs. Many of these tools embody the Science and Engineering Practices of NGSS, and all of the tools align with the disciplinary core ideas.
Most teachers agree that schoolwork relevant to real-world challenges and experiences plays a key role in keeping students engaged. But do you always have the resources necessary to bring curriculum to life? In this webinar, learn how to use Spark 101’s free real-world, curriculum-connected case study videos to engage your students in problem-based learning, with authentic problems from business, government, nonprofits, and academia.
Explore simple, ready to use ideas that are available in your everyday life. Learn about exciting take-home, easy-to-use, easy-to-make activities that include scientist of the week, mystery box, storytelling tool box and much, much more! Learn how to use these activities to support STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) in your classroom.
In this webinar, preschool teacher and author Peggy Ashbrook discussed her thinking about these questions and more in this webinar on best practices in early childhood science. Early childhood educators from preschools, family home child care, as well as professors, preservice, university lab school teachers, and others who want to reflect on their science teaching practice, will benefit.
Looking for a way to integrate STEM into your daily activities? Step into a fully functioning early childhood science laboratory. In this webinar, attendees learned how to intrigue and motivate their PreK to second grade students to be super scientists.
Science is a subject that should be experienced, but you don’t need a fancy white coat, expensive equipment, or a lab with bubbling beakers for this to happen. In this webinar, two influential educators from the Florida Virtual School shared how they are tackling early elementary science, while making it engaging, fun and meaningful!
In this special webinar, students heard from Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist and founder of both the Jane Goodall Institute, a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitat, and Roots & Shoots, an international environmental and humanitarian youth program. During her presentation, she also answered questions from students and teachers.
In this special webinar, science teacher and National Science Foundation penguin researcher Jean Pennycook broadcasted from the icy continent of Antarctica, where she reported on her research and experience in the field.
Early childhood teachers know that getting children excited about science is only part of the challenge. Today’s young learners need more than excitement and motivation – they need opportunities to actually DO more science on a daily basis. In this webinar, Steve Spangler shared his creative ideas and strategies to teach hands-on science through the medium of children’s literature.
Over 1,500 attendees tuned in to view a special live broadcast from Antarctica. Science Writer David Bjerke and special guests Jean Pennycook, Penguin Researcher for the National Science Foundation, and Peter West, Outreach & Education Program Manager for the National Science Foundation, gave an exclusive look inside life in Antarctica.
In this webinar, presenters Marc Seigel and special guest Jerry Overmeyer showed teachers how to use flipped learning techniques to meet Common Core State Standards across-the-curriculum. They also shared specific strategies and tips on how they are using flipped learning to meet the new standards for higher order thinking skills.
Zombies, Fairies, and Superheroes in the classroom, oh my! How do you fit the un-dead in your lesson plan? Presenter Cinnamon Holsclaw, science teacher at Red Hills Middle School in Utah discussed ways to use interesting and fun topics like zombies in a an educational way in this webinar.
The La main à la pâte Foundation is devoted to bringing inquiry-based teaching and learning of science to elementary schools in France. In this webinar, presenters David Jasmin and Xavier Person gave an overview of the organization and its goals.