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AUGUST 27, 2014

Help Students Connect to Their Learning


Knowing How to Question Will Help Students for Life
How to Design Right-Sized Challenges
Discover the secrets to creating a scalable and impactful project.

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement
What engages students? Read ten things students say from one of our most popular posts.

The Big List of Student-Engagement Resources
Need more? We've gathered the BEST resources around that offer helpful strategies and advice.

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: STEM EVERYWHERE SERIES

Watch this VideoFrom STEM Clubs to Careers in Science
Watch how an after-school STEM program helped make this high school student's dream of becoming a scientist reachable. (6:26 mins.)

 

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100+ BACK-TO-SCHOOL RESOURCES

Start Building Positive EnergyYou can never have enough help during back-to-school season. :) We've gathered this helpful collection of tips and resources.
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THE DOS AND DON'TS OF CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

Your 25 Best TipsTeachers shared with us their "can't-live-without" techniques for managing a classroom (and staying sane while doing it). Check out this presentation of 25 tips.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL GIVEAWAY

I'd Make Back-to-School Way Better!Prize: Kindle Fire HDX 7" Tablet ($229 value!)
Deadline:  August 31, 2014

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GRANTS & RESOURCES

Environmental Learning Grants for Field Studies
The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation's grant program focuses on helping educators and non-profit organizations provide field activities for students. Funded projects have included a beach monitoring program, a stream stabilization project, and a community-based forestry project. Winning projects engage students and encourage analysis and understanding of the natural world.
Prize: Grants are available up to $1,500.
Deadline: September 14, 2014

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.

EVENTS

 WEBINAR  Engaging Students in Textual Analysis
Hosted by: ASCD
When: September 18, 2014, 12:00 p.m. PDT / 3:00 p.m. EDT

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.

 

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