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The September 15, 2016, newsletter focuses on Turn Game Players into Makers, Extend STEM Beyond the Classroom & More.
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Toshiba America Grants
The Toshiba America Foundation offers $1,000 grants to K–5 teachers for projects that focus on improving science and mathematics education. The goal is to provide teachers with additional funding to support innovative ideas for hands-on classroom projects. Applications should be for project-based learning with measurable outcomes.
Activities Developing Data Analysis Skills
The US Census Bureau has unveiled its newly updated Statistics in Schools program for K–12 teachers and students. Using current and historical data, the Census Bureau provides teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills. The program offers free online activities and other resources in geography, history, math, and sociology.
Webinar on Bringing Social Media into the Classroom
From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) on October 5, 2016, the Amazing Resources for Educators community on edWeb.net will be hosting a webinar titled “Bring Social Media into the Classroom.” This free webinar, sponsored by Quill.com, will define social media and explore a variety of tools that will allow participants to communicate and reach out to other learners or experts from around the world.