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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Nov 01, 2022

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Nation’s Highest Honors in Recognition of Excellent K–12 STEM Teaching

For nearly 40 years, the National Science Foundation, on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, has honored STEM teachers nationwide for both their deep content knowledge and their ability to motivate students. The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government for K–12 STEM educators in public, private, and charter schools. PAEMST awardees, of which there are up to two per state and jurisdiction honored each year, receive a certificate signed by the President; a $10,000 award; a paid trip to Washington, DC; and access to a nationwide cadre of award-winning teachers.

The award alternates yearly between K–6 and 7–12 grades. This Academic Year 2022–2023, members of the public can nominate a teacher at the 7–12 level. Teachers may also directly apply themselves. Nominations are due by January 9, 2023, and applications are due by February 6, 2023. Learn more at www.paemst.org.

Student Peer Discussion Critical Thinking Platform

Oct 17, 2022

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Space for Students to Engage in Collaborative Discourse

A web-based platform called Parlay provides a space for students to engage with their peers and teachers in structured discussions and debate. Parlay offers online and live options so educators can use the platform synchronously or asynchronously, depending on student need.

Slide Presentation and Video Tool

Oct 17, 2022

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Platform for Creating Interactive Animated Content

Genially is, at its core, a slide presentation tool, and although many such tools are available, this one stands out by making its creations interactive. Rather than flipping through a slideshow, students become more engaged with the content, so they are actively learning as they progress through the presentation.

Teacher Student Communication Platform

Oct 17, 2022

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Tool to Build Meaningful Connections Between Teachers and Students

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative brings together educators, researchers, and product developers to build tools such as the Along Teacher–Student Connection Builder that helps teachers differentiate learning experiences equitably and foster strong connections with their students.

Oct 03, 2022

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Social–Emotional Learning Game Room

Harmony Game Room is a free app for iOS and Android from National University that includes a growing collection of games, tools, and other resources to help children in prekindergarten through grade 6 develop social-emotional learning (SEL) skills while they play.

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