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My Favorite Thing… My Textbook (surprise!!) (by Teri Owens)
January 29, 2016 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: IMP, Meaningful Math, Professional Developmet, Tools for Teachers

We weren’t surprised to see Teri Owens participating in the #MTBoS Blogging Challenge. But it was her answer to Week 2 of the Challenge that blew us away. Go Teri!

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Math Circles Ain’t for Squares: How to Start a Math Circle Students Will Love
October 10, 2015 | By: Kate Dougherty  
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Category: IMP, Math, Professional Developmet, Tools for Teachers

While math circles have been in Eastern Europe for over a century, they only reached U.S. shores 20 years ago. They have been growing steadily in popularity ever since. How do you start a math circle that students will love?

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Silencing Students in Class: Turning the Page on an Outdated Teaching Method
September 30, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: IMP, Math, Professional Developmet

Teacher Michael Reitemeyer shares his personal evolution from silencing students, to giving them a platform to find and express their voice.

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Can Schools Conquer Their Computer Science Demons? NY Tech Meetup Members Discuss
September 4, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, Professional Developmet, STEM News & Views, Uncategorized

Computer science education is notoriously difficult to implement effectively. Doing so in a way that attracts girls and minority students to the field presents an additional challenge. While schools across the country are working hard to confront these issues, the numbers are less than encouraging.

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The Best Note-Taking Strategies for Students: Teachers and Experts Weigh In

We’ve been taking notes on what teachers and experts are saying on the Web and in social media about their tips and tricks on how to help students improve their note-taking. Here’s the gist of it!

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In Amanda Wilson’s PD Workshops, Blended Personalized Learning and Hands-On STEM Are a Winning Combination

Science Instructional Specialist Amanda Wilson is just as passionate about science as she is about helping teachers implement great STEM curricula.

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The Incomparable Gary Curts: Helping STEM Educators Change the Game

As an integral part of the IAT Professional Learning team, Gary is in the trenches of science education working with teachers in grades K-12 and he loves every minute of it.

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Is Passive Learning Unethical? The Science of Teaching Science

The evidence is in, and passive learning is decidedly passé. Here’s why and what’s replacing it.

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