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Tapping Into the News to Teach Math

Jun 11, 2019 jjamison
Tapping Into the News to Teach Math

A high school teacher leverages current events to show students how they can use math to inform their decisions about real-world problems. By Forrest Hinton June 7, 2019 ©iStock/Django “Why should the people who work hard and earn more money foot most of the tax bill?” “People at the bottom need their dollars more than those at the top.” These are snippets of a political debate that…

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Misinformation - Questions and Answers

Jun 06, 2019 jjamison
Misinformation - Questions and Answers

Renée DiResta, Mozilla Fellow on Misinformation Answers Your Questions BY MOZILLA | JUNE 5, 2019 You asked. She answered. Renée DiResta, Wired Writer and Mozilla Fellow on Misinformation offered to answer your questions about the misinformation problem in the world. Here are your questions and her answers.     How can you guarantee freedom of speech while acting…

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Freshgrade Webinars

Jun 04, 2019 jjamison

  We have some inspiring webinars this month, including one where will be diving into the next generation of FreshGrade, FreshGrade Next! Check out the list below to see which webinars match your interests and goals!  This Month: A Multimedia ‘Show What You Know’ using Chromebooks In this webinar, Kendal Johnson, a grade two teacher, show you how her students create and upload multimedia "Show…

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2019 Learning First Peoples Summer Institute

May 21, 2019 jjamison

Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel Vancouver, BCAugust 19-21, 2019 The Learning First Peoples Summer Institute is designed to support educators to bring quality, authentic First Peoples teaching and learning into BC classrooms.    The three sessions will introduce resources that focus on themes, issues, and topics of importance to First Peoples learning and informed by the First Peoples Principles of Learning.…

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Harvard Ed News May 2019

May 14, 2019 jjamison
Harvard Ed News May 2019

MAY 2019 RESEARCH In Search of Deeper Learning How can educators home in on the moments of powerful learning happening at every school and adapt their own practice to replicate successful engagement? Associate Professor Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine, Ed.M.'13, Ed.D.'17, discuss on the season finale of the Harvard EdCast. IMPACT…

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