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Get paid (over $5000 plus meals and lodging) to study Engineering this Summer

UNH Research Experience for Teachers in Engineering http://www.unh.edu/leitzel-center/research-experience-teachers-engineering-rete AUDIENCE: Any STEM teacher who is a US Citizen or Permanent Resident is eligible. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation.  Teachers admitted on a rolling basis. PROGRAM: Authentic research experience for STEM teachers training with UNH faculty and graduate students plus workshop on integrating research into the […]

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Two Great Sites that may work Great together!

NEWSELA and ProCon together! Peanut butter and chocolate are not the only two items that are better together.  Today NEWSELA and ProCon have announced that they are partnering going forward. What are NEWSELA and ProCon? NEWSELA is a web-based content provider that builds articles on current events at 5 different Lexile levels.  I have mentioned this […]

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Reading for Understanding Project

National Symposium on Reading for Understanding May 18–19, 2016 The Reading for Understanding (RfU) research initiative was a five-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to develop effective strategies for improving reading comprehension for students in grades preK–12. Six project teams were awarded grants. In May of 2016, ETS […]

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Research with Academic Rigor and Journalistic Flair

The Conversation Recently I have started to follow a new online journal called the Conversation.  A website devoted to translating current research in all fields, including education, into jargon-less articles. From their website The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary that’s free to read and republish. […]

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Cognitive Science and Effective Teaching

Deans For Impact Deans for Impact is a national nonprofit organization representing leaders in educator preparation who are committed to transforming educator preparation and elevating the teaching profession. They have created a short publication on The Science of Learning.  This 6 page document summarizes the existing research from cognitive science related to how students learn […]

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PART 1: What instructional approaches matter most?

We are often bombarded with research claims in education.  The reality is that many of these claims are shaky, unsubstantiated, or even false.   However, some researchers have attempted to make some sense of the often contradictory evidence.  See how your intuition or experience align with the research base below. Below is a list of […]

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