VIFInternational, supporting more than 5,000 teachers in 100-plus global schools, builds education programs and resources that empower teachers and students to be active contributors to their communities and their world. The professional development program through VIF Learning Center focuses on helping preservice and inservice teachers integrate global learning across grades and subject areas.
The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is pleased to announce that the 2016–2017 application period is now open. Please consider nominating a talented seventh- through twelfth-grade mathematics or science (including computer science) teacher today using the PAEMST website.
Digital fabrication labs, makerspaces, innovation labs are popping up in K–12 schools all over the country (and the world!) but are still rare enough that many educators aren’t living in close vicinity to other, similar labs. A group of K–12 educators are participating in the Fab Labs and Makerspaces discussion group on Google to share best practices, tips, and challenges of managing and running such labs.