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Create more engaging educational videos with a few best practices

July 29, 2016

Public Domain Video is pervasive in education. Most online courses feature an average of 12 videos, and that number is…

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Real-world math investigations are useful to teachers after the AP Calculus exam

July 20, 2016

“The Beauty of Mathematics” by Peter Rosbjerg, CC BY-ND 2.0 NCSSM math faculty have provided materials that can be used…

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Add interactivity and assessments to videos with EdPuzzle

July 19, 2016

EdPuzzle allows teachers to ask students questions at specific times during a video. EdPuzzle is a website that allows you…

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Hands-on activities illustrate connection between mathematics and music

July 12, 2016

“”Taking Notes” by Stuart Crawford. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Math and Music overlap in many interesting ways. At an elementary level…

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Google Forms provides self-grading quizzes

June 29, 2016

Quizzes in Google Forms (source: Google) Google Forms now provides a simple method for teachers to give paperless quizzes to…

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Science instructor Jon Davis helps create online hominid artifact collection

June 27, 2016

Image: Fred Hurteau, NCSSM, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 As a student, NCSSM science instructor Jon Davis had a keen interest in…