Helpful Links from STEM NC State

1.  From Edutopia ...

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup
http://www.edutopia.org/cyberbullying-internet-digital-citizenship
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and resources on cyberbullying, netiquette, and internet safety.

Join this discussion ...
Should You Flip Your Classroom?
By Ramsey Musallam
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/flipped-classroom-ramsey-musallam
More models, tools, & movies from this chemistry teacher who is flipping his classroom
http://flipteaching.com/

2.  Science NetLinks  from the American Association for the Advancement of Science ...
http://sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/
Now with a new search tool!

Science and engineering resources for the classroom including lesson plans, interactives, and podcasts

Science Updates - student-friendly 60-second radio programs presenting current science research
http://sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/science-updates/

See the image of the day
http://sciencenetlinks.com/daily-content/

3.  Project Based Learning (PBL) from the Buck Institute for Education ...
http://www.bie.org/

"How can I design a meaningful & effective project where students learn significant content and build 21st century skills?"
Try this Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Tutorial
http://www.bie.org/diy

Also,  Webinar Wednesdays: free twice a month
http://www.bie.org/services/webinars

Watch Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Differentiated Instruction and PBL

4.  Thanks to Dorene Bates, WSFCS, for sharing this great opportunity for teachers and their students from Edmodo ..

Polar bears. Scientists. The Arctic!
http://blog.edmodo.com/2011/10/31/event-details-for-tundra-connections-global-webcast/
 
Live, free webcasts from the tundra during the peak of the polar bear migration near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.   Edmodo  has partnered with Polar Bears International to host 3-days of global webcasts for the classroom!

On November 14, 15 and 16, a panel of leading scientists and educators will broadcast live from a Tundra Buggy® as wild polar bears prowl outside!

To the Top of the World - A Look at the Arctic and its Biodiversity
Monday, November 14, 1:00 pm EST
This webcast will focus on the Arctic and the ecosystems within it.

Nanuq - The Great White Bear
Tuesday, November 15, 1:00 pm EST
This webcast will focus on polar bears, known as Nanuq by the Inuit.

Polar Detectives - Discovering Ways to Help Polar Bears and to Live in a Sustainable Planet
Wednesday, November 16, 1:00 pm EST
This webcast will focus on the future of our oceans and arctic marine mammals and what we can do to help.

All webcasts will be hosted by a panel of experts!  Please join the Polar Bears International Community on Edmodo to receive updates about the event, access free teaching and learning resources and join the conversation on how to get your classrooms involved:
http://www.edmodo.com/publisher/polarbearsinternational

5.  Participate in this Common Core Webinar Series for Teachers from ASCD ...
http://ascd.org/news-media/Press-Room/News-Releases/Common-Core-Webinar-Series-for-Educators.aspx

First in the series: Common Core 101 with John Kendall
November 9, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. eastern time
Register online:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/291987464

Common Core: Policy and Implementation - November 15, 2011
The Common Core of a Whole Child Approach - November 22, 201

6. Finally, from Tech & Learning ...

25 Free Resources from Discovery Education
By David Andrade
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&EntryId=3305