Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Scholastic's Annual Big Warehouse Sale

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, April 15, 2013,

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Scholastic Book Fairs BIG EVENT Warehouse Book Sale 25% to 80% OFF EVERYTHING! Most items discounted at least 50%
Register online to receive additional savings coupon. $10 OFF your $50 purchase OR $25 OFF your $100 purchase.
  You're invited to our exclusive Big Event Warehouse Book Sale. 25% to 80% OFF EVERYTHING!

Register now and receive a valuable coupon for an extra $10* or $25* off!

Visit our special book sale exclusively for school and district employees, homeschool directors and teachers, Book Fair chairpeople, and school volunteers. You'll find deep discounts on selected hardcovers,...

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New National Science Standards Released

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, April 12, 2013,
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been finalized and are now available online. The standards, which are the result of a 26-state collaboration over two years, identify science and engineering practices and content that all K-12 students should master to be fully prepared for college and careers. The NGSS were built on a vision for science education established by the Framework for K-12 Science Education, published by the National Academies of Science's National Research Counci...
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Ready to Walk the Red Carpet?

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, April 12, 2013,
It's almost time to nominate your favorite teacher or colleague, students, or even yourself for one of our distinguished honors. On Monday, April 15, we will debut the NAGC awards online nomination system. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, June 25. Take a few minutes to nominate someone and give recognition to a person who has given so much to our field! Award winners will be honored at the annual NAGC Celebration of Excellence on Nov. 8, during the NAGC 60th Annual Convention in India...
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Javits Frasier Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, April 12, 2013,

Javits Frasier Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted
NAGC is looking for teachers, school counselors, or school psychologists who:

  • Work in a Title I school,
  • Are new to the field of gifted and talented education, or are in a new gifted/talented position
  • Have demonstrated a desire and commitment to increase culturally and linguistically diverse students’ access to talent development opportunities, and
  • Have interests and professional goals aligned with the purpose of this profe...


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Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, April 10, 2013,

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Your Complete Guide to the Next Generation Science Standards

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, In : webinars 

NGSS@NSTA logoYour search for NGSS resources starts at www.nsta.org/ngss.

View the Next Generation Science Standards as well as a variety of documents and supporting materials organized by NSTA to help you understand and navigate the NGSS.

Join us for a free April 16 web seminar—Introducing the Next Generation Science Standards.  Be the first to get an overview of the new science standards from Achieve’s Stephen Pru...


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Target Design K-12 Design in the Classroom

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, April 10, 2013,

Target Design K-12 Design in the Classroom brings a single 45-minute design workshop to New York City Schools for free!

All K-12 teachers in NYC are eligible. Whether you teach social studies or math or even language arts, our hands-on exercises in teamwork and brainstorming will equip your students with new tools to take on challenges in any subject. The workshop focuses on introducing how design is part of the student’s everyday life.  In teams, students will solve a design challenge ...
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Mobile Learning with edWeb.net

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, April 8, 2013, In : webinars 

Presented by

Joe Morelock

 

Joe Morelock is the Director of Technology & Innovation for the Canby School District in Canby, Oregon. 

 

Joe is a former high school Spanish teacher, Librarian, and assessment coordinator. He currently leads the district's innovative technology projects.

 

Joe also has developed and delivered mobile content and training on the use of the iPod for Argentina's Ministry of Education. He regularly consults with state departments of...


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Arctic Sea Ice: The New Normal

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Museum 

Last September, sea ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank to its smallest extent on record. This frozen cover is also dramatically younger and thinner than it used to be. How does the satellite record reveal these changes? And what are the effects of sea ice loss both near and far?

Explore these issues and questions with experts on sea ice monitoring, polar science, and data visualization at a live Google Hangout on Air on Tuesday, April 9 from 4–5 PM EDT, hosted by the American Museum of Natural...


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April is Poetry Month

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : lesson plans 

April is Poetry Month, so we are happy to feature a Unit Plan for teaching Sonnets in the link below. Shakespeare is certainly famous for his sonnets, but he built his poems on Petrarch's structural foundation, and even more poets followed suit throughout history.  Will your students write their own sonnets? Share them with Folger's Shakespeare Library to celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday! Email student submissions to educate@folger.edu and they'll select a few to feature in a blog post on Mak...


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Experiencing Shakespeare: Up On Your Feet!

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Thursday, April 4, 2013,

Last Folgers Shakespeare Library partnered with APT to debut their first-ever Electronic field trip. Over 320,000 students and their teachers got involved! This year they're even more excited to celebrate Shakespeare on his birthday with another hour-long digital feast for your imaginations.

Join a teacher with a group of students of all ages as they explore Shakespeare's texts "Up On Their Feet." They'll explore the Folger's vast resources, search the text for clues, and perform scenes tha...


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The Council for Prejudice Reductions 20th Annual Conference

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, April 1, 2013,
The Department of Education and Information Support Services presents:
Council for Prejudice Reductions 20th Annual Conference 

Date: April 26, 2013
Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Melville Marriott Long Island, Melville, NY 11747
Audience: PreK-16 Educators, Parents, Community Groups, DASA Coordinators,
Law Enforcement and Faith, Government, Business Leaders, College Students
Cost: General registration is $65 and Student registration is $45 - **Register for team of 5 and pay for only 4!  ...

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