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.
Quill.com helps 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.
In the summer of 2017, Open Up Resources released a problem-based core mathprogram for grades 6–8 to spark student engagement. The full OER-based curriculum is a result of a 21st Century Collaboration Model: the core materials were developed by recognized math education experts and then classroom tested and modified by 175 classroom teachers in six school districts.