Hour of Code is coming up! What are you doing with your students?

From December 7 to 12, millions of students will spend an hour learning to code.  Hopefully, some of them will keep programming in class or at home.  Here are some resources and links to help teachers code with their kids. How to run an Hour of Code (video) In the Oct 2015 Design Issue, Wired […]

Diversity within and between international schools in Japan

Diversity within and between international schools in Japan. The Japan Times takes a look at the British School in Tokyo, the American School in Japan, the India International School of Japan, and the Osaka International School. Another exciting trend in global education is the move away from cookie-cutter classroom instruction and toward “design thinking” — […]

Google Cardboard Is VR’s Gateway Drug | WIRED

Cardboard for iPhone is finally here!  Are you using VR in the classroom already?  Leave a note in the comments if you have ideas for using Cardboard in the classroom. This from Wired: Google announced a new version of Cardboard today at its I/O developer conference. The new version doesn’t come with lots of new […]

Speedometry – Learn Physics with Hot Wheels Cars

Mattel is giving away Hot Wheels cars and ramps to teachers in order to help promote STEM.  Download free lesson plans and register to get your free cars, tracks, loops, clamps and connectors! Over the course of 6 lessons, students will work in collaborative learning groups to deepen their understanding of potential and kinetic energy […]