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21st Century Science Educators

How can science teachers best use the tools of today, without sacrificing lab experiences or inquiry?

Members: 72
Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2013

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Wikis

Started by Sandra Goodrich. Last reply by Holly Perucci Nov 7, 2013. 11 Replies

What have you used Wiki's for and how successful has it been with your students?

Tags: reporting, science, wiki

Evolution Simulator or Game

Started by Adam Cross Aug 12, 2011. 0 Replies

Has anyone used an outstanding evolution simulation or game?  I have found this one: Evolution Lab  It is very good, I was…Continue

Tags: Online, Web, Game, Simulation, Science

Hands On vs. Digital Labs

Started by Matt Guthrie. Last reply by Matt Guthrie Mar 12, 2010. 13 Replies

This group's info/question has resonated with me in a struggle I've been experiencing all year - how to incorporate as much tech as possible without sacrificing the hands on. I think maybe I have set…Continue

Tags: technology, hands_on, web2.0, labs

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Comment by Madeleine Ferren on February 8, 2013 at 1:11pm

I want to create a web quest lab activity for my high school biology students. I want it to hit all of Bloom's educational objectives if possible. Right now I am considering the area of genetics. Does anyone have any ideas or insights for me?

 

Comment by Chris Mitchell on March 17, 2012 at 10:50pm

Here is a place to find resources for organizing a science fair: http://goo.gl/v34Wg 

 

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Technology runs almost every area of our lives in various forms. We embrace technology not only at home, at work but even in schools. Incorporating new technologies into the classroom is the latest trend in this digital age. Thus, many educators have evolved their practice and now using new teaching style to promote good…See More
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The AEE Circle (Aboriginal and Environmental Education Circle) is a professional learning community (PLC) and sharing network of 340 educators, teachers, supporters and Aboriginal elders and leaders who gather to share resources, curriculum and teaching strategies that will help Canadian teachers integrate current cultural, environmental and historical contributions of our First Nations, Inuit and Métis Canadians into school curriculum. This Educator's PLN group is for educators and support…See More
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Leading change to help school practitioners embrace not only technology in teaching but in assessment, grading, and outcomes can be a challenge. Systemic, meaningful change from an environment of rote learning to the collaborative nature in a 1:1 environment can be met with resistance. With his experience as an implementation change agent, Dr. Dillon served as coach, mentor and guide for school leaders and School Improvement Teams embarking on this change.As the picture of how to best support…See More
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I thought I'd eventually be out of a job.

I ask a student to attach a file to an email and I get a blank stare.I tell the class to open a new tab so they have two websites open at the same time and I have to show them how to do that a few times.I assume that since they are growing up with technology they naturally know how to use it, but I am shown on a daily basis that this is not the case. They know how to get to their game website and play till their eyeballs fall out, but when I ask them to find a file they created yesterday, they…See More
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"“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela"
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