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Elyse Eidman-Aadahl
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#intersections folks might like this too!
 
Maker types -- check this out for yo and your students:
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Now you can bring Maker Faire to students anywhere in the world!

Meet EepyBird THIS Friday, April 11th at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time for our launch of Maker Connections, a series of live, virtual field trips, connecting classrooms with inspirational Makers leading up to Maker Faire Bay Area 2014.

Students and teachers meet and chat real-time with Fritz & Stephen, explore their lab, check out their favorite tools, learn how they got started, and see what they are creating now.

List of upcoming hangouts for students, including EepyBird this Friday
http://makezine.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b04519ce0dd616ddb0680ac0b&id=b942246738&e=d35195341b

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Take a virtual field trip to a maker’s studio and bring a little piece of the Maker Faire experience to your classroom. Maker Connections is a series of live video sessions, connecting classrooms with inspirational Makers leading up to Maker Faire Bay Area 2014. Come along with us on virtual field trips to meet the makers! Explore makers’ workspaces, […]
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Very clever!
 
Sometimes, this is what writing is like. 
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 Love that the NYT covered some of the great game development work at AMNH. #intersections  and #nwp   folks, this is a nice example of science/literacy connections.
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We at #nwp  are betting the answer is 'yes', and with an emphasis on the use of the parens. Lovely post that reminds us of some of the core conversations that got us started.
 
On (Teaching) Writing Well
Can skillful, artful writing be taught?
How did you learn to write? Can you point to particular lessons? Particular teachers?  Particular assignments? When did you know you were a good writer? When did your writing achieve voice? When did you develop a discernible ...
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Yes, very helpful for peer tutors
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Maker types -- check this out for yo and your students:
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Now you can bring Maker Faire to students anywhere in the world!

Meet EepyBird THIS Friday, April 11th at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time for our launch of Maker Connections, a series of live, virtual field trips, connecting classrooms with inspirational Makers leading up to Maker Faire Bay Area 2014.

Students and teachers meet and chat real-time with Fritz & Stephen, explore their lab, check out their favorite tools, learn how they got started, and see what they are creating now.

List of upcoming hangouts for students, including EepyBird this Friday
http://makezine.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b04519ce0dd616ddb0680ac0b&id=b942246738&e=d35195341b

Watch EepyBird (and ask questions in advance using the Q&A button):
http://makezine.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=b04519ce0dd616ddb0680ac0b&id=c17d6b7d5e&e=d35195341b
Take a virtual field trip to a maker’s studio and bring a little piece of the Maker Faire experience to your classroom. Maker Connections is a series of live video sessions, connecting classrooms with inspirational Makers leading up to Maker Faire Bay Area 2014. Come along with us on virtual field trips to meet the makers! Explore makers’ workspaces, […]
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And here's another - what it means to write for real. #nwp  is at our #nwpsm14  trying to show this good work on Capitol Hill.
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Poetry - really -- does something right for youth. For everyone, of course, but it may be especially needed right where you see it here. #nwp
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 Love that the NYT covered some of the great game development work at AMNH. #intersections  and #nwp   folks, this is a nice example of science/literacy connections.
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Of course, clubs and summer camps are possible activities for Intersection partners!
 
Join Christie Paradise, Amy Loeffelholz and Wesley Fryer on Friday, March 21st at 11 am Eastern / 10 am Central / 9 am Mountain / 8 am Pacific to talk about STEM lesson ideas, STEM clubs, and ways to engage students through STEM learning. Christie (@ChrisParadise on Twitter) is an elementary classroom teacher in MidWest City, Oklahoma, and leads an after-school STEM club for students at her school. Please tweet about this event using the Twitter ID @STEMseeds and follow @STEMseeds. We hope you can join us for a lively discussion on March 21st!
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Wesley Fryer. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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I direct National Programs and Site Development for the National Writing Project, a network of nearly 200 university-based / teacher-led professional development and learning organizations dedicated to the belief that everyone can be a knowledge-creator when writing, making, and sharing are at the center. Visit us at www.nwp.org.
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    Ph.D. Curriculum Theory and Social Policy, 1988 - 1992
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