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Your Weekly Education Content Kit: August 23rd

  
  
  
  

Every Friday, those of us here at CK-12 Foundation like to recap what happened in the world of STEM education during the busy week. STEM education

Here are just a few things we came across that are worth mentioning. We hope you enjoy them!

To Watch

To Read

  • One of our awesome CK-12 summer interns, Adam Mansour, wrote an excellent blog post detailing the NGSS and CCSS. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below the post!
  • If you missed out on the August Newsletter sent last week, make sure to check it out for all the exciting updates from CK-12. Sign up to receive the CK-12 newsletter so you never miss another!STEM field trip
  • Trends in STEM education are always appearing, such as iPads and online testing, but with recent developments in national standards and a new federal emphasis on equity, the 2013-14 school year will have a set of trends all its own. Read about the 5 new education trends.

To Do

  • Create a CK-12 class group (only you can share) or a study group (everyone can share) to share STEM materials this school year.
  •  Check out this interactive map of teachers' favorite field trip spots around the US and contribute to this rich and growing resource by pinning your favorite spots too!
  • Many of you have already gone back to school. Some of you may be in your third or fourth week of exciting STEM lessons. For those of you who are going back in the coming weeks, prepare icebreaker activities for the first day of school
  • If you're tired of boring notebooks, you'll love this design your own notebook tutorial! Perfect for students and for teachers!

That'll do it for this week! Share any additions you have in the comments section below! Annnnd if you're looking from some cool party tricks, try these pranks with dry ice!

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