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divided into three classes:
those that are immovable,
those that are movable,
and those that move.”
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Annenberg Media's multimedia resources help teachers
increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in
improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also
intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home.
All Annenberg Media videos exemplify excellent teaching.
Mycoted is a company dedicated to improving Creativity and
Innovation for solving problems worldwide, with that in
mind, we provide a central repository for Creativity and
Innovation on the Internet as a summary of tools,
techniques, mind exercises, puzzles, book reviews etc, that
is open to all - and can be written by all.
Invent Now looks for new and creative ways to spread the
inventive spirit, developing a range of creative products,
programs and innovative partnerships that emphasize
the importance of invention in society. Invent Now includes
a design studio and creative team that develops and operates
collaborative programs with strategic partners such as the
United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with
the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone,
anywhere. We have 700+ videos on YouTube covering everything
from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations,
physics, and finance which have been recorded by Salman
Teaching tips from the
HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Very useful to learn about engaging your students
TeachEngineering digital library provides
teacher-tested, standards-based engineering content for K-12
teachers to use in science and math classrooms. Engineering
lessons connect real-world experiences with curricular
content already taught in K-12 classrooms. Mapped to
educational content standards, TeachEngineering's
comprehensive curricula are hands-on, inexpensive, and
relevant to children's daily lives.
infed (the informal education homepage)
was established in 1995 as an open, independent and
Our aim is to provide a space for people to
explore the theory and practice of informal education and
social action learning. We want to encourage educators and
animators to develop ways of working and being that foster
association, conversation and relationship.
inspires students to think, connect, create, and share.
Students work in teams to build innovative and educational
websites to share with the world. Along the way, they learn
research, writing, teamwork, and technology skills and
compete for exciting prizes.
Good resource for science, technology, engineering and
Teachers' Domain is an online educational service with
two related components — collections and courses — that help
teachers enhance their students' learning experiences and
advance their own teaching skills. The Teachers' Domain
collections include classroom-ready multimedia resources for
use in lessons or independent study, and the
Teachers Domain Professional Development courses utilize
many of the same resources along with videos of exemplary
collections provide learning experiences that no textbook
can. This ever-expanding library currently includes
New York Times Education web site.
Engineering Pathway is a
portal to high-quality teaching and learning resources in
applied science and math, engineering, computer
science/information technology and engineering technology,
for use by K-12 and university educators and students.
Our passion is engineering and our goal is to provide
resources that will help teachers, parents, faculty and
practicing engineers to inspire more of today's students to
follow an engineering path as their way to understand and
improve our world.
Engineering is Elementary is
creating curricular materials that integrate
engineering and technology concepts and skills with
elementary science lessons. To support classroom
implementation, the project also offers professional
development workshops for elementary school teachers
and curriculum coordinators to help them acquire
knowledge of and comfort with engineering concepts
Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in
1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service
organization. SWE is the driving force that
establishes engineering as a highly desirable career
aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed
and advance in those aspirations and be recognized
for their life-changing contributions and
achievements as engineers and leaders. For more
information about the Society please call (312)
http://www.engineeringk12.org/ At this site you can
subscribe to a free monthly e-newsletter, search for
outreach programs, meet some interesting engineers
WWW.responsiveclassroom.org This will give you
some insight on how to build community in your
classroom and help kids feel safe , which in turn
will result in more risk taking in an environment
that is healthy and stimulating.
Engineers week is Feb. 18 - 24, 2007. ..this site has a ton
|Rhode Island East Bay Collaborative
... Science Material
Here's a web address for some fun
engineering info from Zoom. This is a good start to building
up our engineering materials in the classroom.
|TryEngineering.org is a resource for students (ages 8-18), their
parents, their teachers and their school counselors. This is a
portal about engineering and engineering careers, and we hope it
will help young people understand better what engineering means, and
how an engineering career can be made part of their future.
Click here to
QuestGarden is an online authoring tool, community and
hosting service that is designed to make it easier and
quicker to create a high quality WebQuest. No knowledge of
web editing or uploading is required. Prompts, guides and
examples are provided for each step of the process. Images,
worksheets and other documents can easily be attached or
embedded in the WebQuest, and users have complete control
over the appearance of the final lesson.
State Education Frameworks
View the Commonwealth education
core purpose of the CEEO is to
improve education through engineering. In
doing so, we hope to accomplish four goals:
students' excitement for learning math and science
students skills that will make learning more enjoyable in
technological literacy for all
the awareness of the importance of engineering for society
Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson have designed
this website to share a love of learning with others. As
authors and educators, we work with teachers, parents, and
children around the world to effectively integrate
technology into teaching and learning environments.
|Why have they spent the time
and effort to develop these materials? Check out
the following quotes and perhaps you'll better
There is no higher religion than human service.
To work for the common good is the greatest creed. -
Woodrow Wilson .
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in
doing good to another - Thomas Jefferson .
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help
someone. - Loretta Scott .
That service is the noblest which is rendered for
its own sake - Mohandas K Gandhi .
How can I be useful, or what service can I be? There
is something inside me, what can it be? - Vincent
Van Gogh .
Interesting site that contains information about being an
engineer, cool stuff to learn about, downloads and other
interesting items. Does not give information about
who creating the web site and why.
JETS—Opening the World of Engineering
and Technology to Students, Parents, and Educators
Providing Real-World Engineering Insight and
Challenges for High School Students...JETS works to increase
interest and awareness of engineering and technology-based
careers — with student competitions, assessment tools,
career guidance resources, an e-newsletter, and more — as
well as resource materials for parents and counselors.
Programs excite high school students about careers in
engineering and related technical fields and help them
understand the critical role engineers play in the world
|This website is a free
resource for educators and administrators who are
looking to integrate engineering concepts and
activities into prek through twelfth grade
classrooms. The activities available on the site are
linked to the new Massachusetts Science and
Technology/Engineering Curriculum Frameworks. Many
of the standards in these frameworks are closely
related to the nationally recommended standards for
technological literacy by the International
Technology Education Association (ITEA.)
http://www.ciese.org/eofnj/ New Jersey
State effort to add engineering
Engineering is more than a discipline or a career.
It's a way of thinking. An approach to solving
problems and inventing new and better ways of doing
things. Engineers draw upon science and mathematics,
communication and interpersonal skills - and their
own ingenuity - to make the world a better place.
Welcome to EDC's Center for Science Education (CSE). CSE
seeks to improve preK–12 science education by supporting
school districts, state agencies, higher education
institutions, science museums, and science centers. We
specialize in the development and implementation of
standards-based curriculum materials, offer high-quality
professional development and technical support, and conduct
comprehensive research and evaluation studies.
|The scientific process of asking questions and seeking answers
serves as the foundation of the Institute for Inquiry. The Institute
provides a variety of workshops, forums, and resources to support an
international community of scientists and educators dedicated to
developing innovation and leadership in science education
Education & Learning Community We believe that access to
knowledge and learning tools is a basic right for every
child. Our goal is to make curricula and learning resources
available to everyone.
Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) outlines
what is essential for all Victorian students to learn during
their time at school from Prep to Year 10. They provide a
set of common state-wide standards which schools use to plan
student learning programs, assess student progress and
report to parents.
- Design, Creativity & Technology
- Personal Learning
- Thinking Processes