Dyson’s 44 Engineering Challenges

Dyson’s 44 Engineering Challenges

Dyson, yes, Dyson who manufactures vacuums, has put together 44 engineering challenges for young people to undertake during this time of quarantine.

Designers from the James Dyson Foundation have come up with a series of challenges to help kids learn at home during isolation.

Comprised of 22 science tasks and 22 engineering activities, the Challenge Cards can be completed by children using common household items such as eggs, string and balloons.

Matific

Matific

Matific is a free elementary math product that consists of engaging activities and games that teach students problem solving and critical thinking through discovery. They use game based principles to encourage students to learn through discovery, and we also have all the usual stuff schools may like such as worksheets, lesson plans, and of course real time reporting. Their concept-based challenges puts students into the role of mathematician and has them thinking like mathematicians.

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Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – Vol. 2, Issue 3

Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – Vol. 2, Issue 3

This edition of Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks contains nuggets of wisdom on:

  • Michelle’s Blog (You’re on it now!)
  • Kami for Differentiation
  • My Blueprint – Div 2&3
  • Hour of Code
  • Edu in 90
  • Esti-Mysteries – A Learning Mission
  • Planboard
  • Plickers
  • True Size of – Interactive map projection explorer
  • Kialo Edu – Tool for critical thinking and rational debate
  • Classroom Screen – Easy digital screen tools
  • Wooclap
  • ClipArt Tec.
  • Meet Generation Z
  • Tik Tok Safety