BAM! Radio is the largest education radio network in the world, offering programming from the nation’s top education organizations and thought leaders and reaching a wide audience of people passionately committed to quality education. BAM! Radio Network’s “on-air” hosts are executive directors of respected education associations in the country; guests are leading experts, advocates, and journalists in education; and programming is produced by an Emmy-winning team. Among BAM! Radio’s offerings are TweetED—team coverage, highlights, and commentary from the best education Twitter chats and social media discussions of the week; and An EdTech Minute—discussions about integrating teaching and learning through educational technology and identifying the best education apps, teaching tools, and digital resources for teaching and learning. Educators can save their favorite episodes from these and other channels on BAM! Radio and create their own playlists to share or save for later listening.
The Shadow a Student Challenge is an engaging, illuminating, and supportive journey where school leaders come together to empathize with their students and take new kinds of action at their school. The challenge is an initiative of IDEO’s SchoolRetool, a professional development fellowship that helps school leaders redesign their school cultures using the small, scrappy experiments called “hacks” introduced in the Shadow a Student Challenge.
The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation offers Teaching Fellowships in the areas of biological sciences, mathematics, technology, and physical sciences. The fellowships are designed to lead new high school math and science teachers through the first and second years of their career and provide financial and professional resources for successful STEM teaching.
Quill.comhelps educators launch the new school year with fresh lesson plans and activities, as well as products, supplies, and technology to create engaging and positive learning environments. Teachers can put their students’ creativity into high gear with 3D models and other STEM activities. They can brush up on their professional growth efforts (and receive a CE certificate) with relevant webinars on topics such as “Teaching with Technology,” “Tech As a Learning Tool,” and “Creating Brain-Friendly Classrooms.” Quill’s Educator Resource Center grows by the day with sources to enrich STEM projects, grants to expand special programs, and links to access more than 85,000 classroom essentials.