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STEM and Open Education Resources Awareness Discussion

Welcome to this weeklong discussion about how to improve awareness of and access to OERs (Open Education Resources) for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) instruction. OERs are digital teaching and learning materials of all types, including text, videos, games, and assessments that are freely available and adaptable for use in any educational setting for all types of learners. 

NEW DATE! Discussion on Using Open Education Resources Begins November 5, 2012

**This event has been rescheduled for November 5-9, 2012.**

 

NEW DATE! STEM Open Education Resources Awareness Discussion: November 5, 2012

  • Date: 
    Monday, November 5, 2012 (All day) to Friday, November 9, 2012 (All day)
    Location: 
    Science, Technology and Learning, and Math Groups

**This event has been rescheduled for November 5-9, 2012.**

An Invitation to Discuss How to Raise Awareness and Use

of Open Education Resources for

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Instruction

 

Reasoning and Sense Making in Context: Algebra Resources that Support Common Core Standards

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
    Location: 
    online webinar

 

On Tuesday, October 30th, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and Thirteen will jointly present a free webinar at 4 PM ET and 7 PM ET.  This webinar will provide instructors with instructional strategies, support for engaging students in problem solving, reasoning and sense making and the best part is that this material aligns to Common Core Standards.

How important is algebra?

The EFFTIPS blog has just published: In the News: More on Algebra!

...in which they share information from a recent New York Times article, "N Ways to Apply Algebra With the New York Times"

TV411 What’s Cooking? Serving up Science and Math for Adult Learners

  • Date: 
    Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online (Eastern Daylight Time)

We will introduce “TV411 What’s Cooking?”, a web-based cooking show that embeds basic science and math concepts in nutritious recipes.  We will also discuss strategies for integrating these materials into the adult education classroom. The videos and accompanying web lessons are designed for a pre-GED/GED audience and are available for free on TV411.org.

Math tutoring software programs that attempt to emulate good human math tutors

Colleagues,

Have you read the September 14, 2012 New York Times Education Issue article "The Machines are Taking Over"?  http://tinyurl.com/9dbut9w

It's mostly about the development of one (free) computer tutoring program in math, called ASSISTments.

Here are a few excerpts to whet your interest:

ABE and ASE/GED Math Videos list

Numeracy, Technology and Professional Development colleagues,

Have you used the (free) ABE and ASE/GED Math Videos list for integrating short online videos in your math teaching? If so, how are you using these (or other} instructional videos?

Welcome to the *NEW* Math and Numeracy Group

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to the *NEW* Math and Numeracy Group in the LINCS Community!  I am the Subject Matter Expert for this group.  You can find out more about me on my profile https://community.lincs.ed.gov/users/brookeistas.

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