Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Lightle Apr 12.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Lightle Jan 9.
The Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE) is asking 10– to 15-year-olds for artwork to go on the front cover of their middle school journal. Submit your students' best artwork. Types of media accepted, but not limited to: oil, acrylic, or watercolor painting; charcoal or colored pencil drawing; 3D submissions such as sculpture; and computer generated graphics. Deadline is May 15, 2012. Complete information can be found…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2012 at 5:34pm — 1 Comment
The actor Alan Alda has created a contest where anyone — including scientists — can offer an explanation of what a flame is; 11-year-olds will judge which answer is best. From the NYT - A Challenge to Make Science Crystal Clear.
Posted on March 12, 2012 at 5:13pm
From Google's Official Blog - you can read the entire blog post but I thought that lots of folks might be interested in how to protect your personal data if you still want to use Google tools: If you don’t think information sharing will improve your experience, you can use our privacy tools to do things like edit or turn off your…Continue
Posted on March 1, 2012 at 12:30pm
From the Math Forum Newsletter: What are leap years?
2012 is a leap year, so this month ends on Wednesday, February 29th.
In the leap year of 1996, the Forum began a free ask-an-expert service for math students and their teachers. Since then, Ask Dr. Math has helped millions understand why some years have 366 days, plus lots more mathematics about calendars, including
Posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:19pm
Latest Report from the US Department of Education's "What Works Clearinghouse."…Continue
Posted on February 17, 2012 at 1:59pm