Author: Martha Ban

Coding with CSFirst

If you are like most teachers across the NAD, you have just started the work of preparing your classroom for the new school year.  As you report for duty, you may have started thinking about how you can add something new and exciting to your curriculum. I would like to suggest that you look into teaching some basic programing or coding in your school.  You might say “I barely know how to turn the computers on in my classroom. Learning code is very difficult.” Luckily, Apple & Google have come up with some great tools that teach coding in a fun way

Video Equipment on a Budget for Nonprofits

We know that video captivates audiences. Video works wonders—it builds awareness for your cause, rallies up volunteers, summons valuable donors and endears people to your organization.

Like Lego Robotics, This Lego Toy Outreach Helps Students Reach Excellence

As we use Lego Robotics to build future engineers, we can use Lucas Legos for Kids to build future philanthropists. LUCAS NELSON is a 13-year-old Adventist student from North Dakota currently fighting for his life to beat leukemia. Due to his severe cancer, Lucas is unable to attend school, or participate in classroom technology initiatives.

NAD Administrators Experience EXSEED

Loma Linda University hosted about 40 educational administrators and university professors from around the country for a three-day conference for its Excellence in STEM Experiential Education (EXSEED), an innovative and collaborative program established to enhance integrated Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in K-12 Adventist schools.

Coding Apps for Students

Computer Science WITHOUT a Computer!

CS Unplugged is very much based on a constructivist approach: students are given challenges based on a few simple rules, and in the process of solving those challenges they uncover powerful ideas on their own.

Google Search Tips for Teachers & Students

Going beyond the quick queries to get a smart result.

TPACK Explained for Teachers

Reposted from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

TPACK is composed of three interlocking components of teacher’s knowledge: content knowledge (CK), pedagogical knowledge (PK), and technological knowledge (TK).

 

Educational Chrome Apps for Students

Chrome apps you may want to try out with your students.

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