7 Days of Education Conference Fever Across the Pond – Education Article

The last week in January is action-packed, with four education events in London for people across the whole spectrum of education—from those who run the ministries to those who supply the tools, from those who teach to those who want to reform the system. With so many education stakeholders in one city, there should have been opportunities for ideas to cross-pollinate, for people with different hats to forge connections. In terms of their programming and target audience, the series of…

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#humblepi – Education Article

On Saturday 2nd March I will be hosting the launch party for Matt Parker’s new book Humble Pi. It’s going to be the biggest maths event of the year! Thanks to unbelievably generous sponsorship from the wonderful people at Jane Street, I’ve booked one of the coolest venues in London and we have an evening of amazing entertainment lined up. For only £Pi2 a ticket you’ll get a copy of Humble Pi, a This is only a snippet of a…

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Meet the successful women playfully challenging stereotypes about professional cheerleaders and scientists. – Education Article

Members of the “Science Cheerleaders” team perform at USA Science & Engineering Festival and help families contribute to citizen science research.  Washington, DC – (April 5, 2018) – 2, 4, 6, 8, equals…20!  Learn science and math when the Science Cheerleaders perform at the USA Science & Engineering Festival this weekend. Science Cheerleaders aren’t just cheering for and about STEM,  they’re real-life scientists and engineers. The Science Cheerleaders are also current and former NFL, NBA, and college cheerleaders pursuing careers…

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Meet Science Cheerleaders at the Girl Scouts of Central Texas’ “Science of Cheerleading” event this weekend! – Education Article

How do cheerleaders do all those amazing flips and stunts? What if we told you it was all in the science? Join Girl Scouts of Central Texas and two Science Cheerleaders to discover the scientific principles that allow cheerleaders to form solid pyramids, tumble, and launch high basket tosses and land them safely. You’ll get to learn about the science principles, AND try some different techniques to see what it takes to learn to do it yourself. We’ll wrap up…

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Science Cheerleaders Teach Citizen Science at the Cambridge Science Festival for Third Year in a Row! – Education Article

Science Cheerleader Theresa is excited to teach young visitors about citizen science at the Cambridge Science Festival! On April 14th, Science Cheerleaders Beverly, Kelly, and Theresa attended the Cambridge Science Festival celebrating science with thousands of visitors as part of the science carnival. Teamed up with SciStarter, they engaged with kids and their families about citizen science projects such as the ZomBee Watch, a national effort to track the spread of the honeybee parasite, Apocephalus borealis, otherwise known as the Zombie…

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Update: North Dakota Innovation Academy | @mcleod – Education Article

Back in October I blogged that CASTLE and I were launching a 7-day Innovation Academy for school leaders in North Dakota. Generously supported by Ted Dintersmith and in cooperation with the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, the goal was to kick off a three-year investment in leadership capacity-building across the state for future-ready learning, teaching, and schooling. I thought it might be time for a quick update… We are three days into the Innovation Academy, with Day 4 coming up…

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How to make the most out of a conference – Education Article

When I was invited to kick off last week’s AITD National Conference by hosting a breakfast session about Personal Knowledge Management, the last thing I wanted to do was deliver a traditional presentation. Given the massive scope of PKM, I needed to narrow my focus. And given the contemporary thrust of this event, I needed to do something fresh. After agonising over the problem for almost a full minute, it dawned on me that the immediate relevance of PKM to…

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#Latemaths – Education Article

I am incredibly excited to announce my fourth annual mathematical event. In 2015 and 2016 I hosted Christmas events for maths teachers. Christmas events are a bit stressful to organise because of the timing, the cost, the risk of snow etc…  So last year I held a summer event at Bletchley Park instead. We had a gloriously hot day and a really wonderful time.  This year I’m hosting a book This is only a snippet of a Education Article written…

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Resourceaholic: #LateMaths – thank you! – Education Article

This is just a quick post to say thank you to everyone involved in my LateMaths event last night. I held a big mathematical party at The Fable in Central London to celebrate the launch of Ed Southall and Vincent Pantaloni’s second book ‘More Geometry Snacks‘. Over 100 mathematicians came out in the freezing cold weather to join me – I’m very grateful to everyone who did so. Over the last four years I have increasingly felt part of a…

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Collaboration in the Math classroom – Education Article

Collaboration in the Math classroom Event Date(s) and Time: December 5, 2018 , 11:00 AM EST Join us for this virtual workshop and we’ll talk about increasing mathematical discourse and discussion in math class, as well as increasing true collaboration to build math understanding. Click Here to Register Related Tags: Collaboration, discussion, Math, mathematical discourse, Oral Communication, Scaffolding !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Krista Read Full Article

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Math in the Elementary Classroom – Education Article

Let’s talk about math in the elementary classroom! In this virtual workshop, we’ll experience tasks that promote math talk in an equitable manner. In addition to the tasks themselves, we’ll examine specific ways to incorporate more visible math thinking, leading to productive mathematical discussions. Click Here to Register Related Tags: Collaboration, Cross-discipline, Discourse, discussion, Elementary, Math, mathematical, PrBL, Problem solving, Scaffolding, Skill development, Virtual Workshop !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by…

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EdSurge’s First International Education Technology Events Calendar – Education Article

Twice per year, EdSurge creates a calendar of K-12 and higher education technology events in the U.S. and beyond. Each year, as the list grows, the font gets smaller and smaller—while there are still plenty of events to include. That’s why in 2019, we’re offering something new: an additional events calendar dedicated to edtech events happening outside the U.S. You can still expect some of the best parts of our K-12 and higher-ed calendars: dates, location and a short description…

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National Leadership Summit – New Tech Network New Tech Network – Education Article

Leadership Summit, NTN’s primary leadership development event, is an opportunity for school leaders to reflect upon and learn to grow their schools as learning organizations in collaboration with network peers. This gathering is a critical aspect in influencing a future where the interactions between schools become the key driver of value, learning, and improvement in our network.   Registration Now Open! Registration Link February 20-22, 2019 Napa, California Start Time: Registration opens at 2pm on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 End…

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New Tech Annual Conference 2019 – Education Article

Save the Date! We’re going back to Orlando, Florida for the New Tech Annual Conference! July 15-19, 2019 July 15 & 16 – Pre-conference training and programs July 17 & 18 – NTAC General Conference July 19 – Leadership Summit @ NTAC The official schedule will be released later this fall. Download the Flyer here:     Check out the NTN Events page for a full listing of professional Learning @ NTN The post New Tech Annual Conference 2019 appeared first on New…

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