Green Teacher Webinars

The final 2 Fall 2012 Green Teacher webinars are coming fast: Dec 3rd and Dec 13th.

Also newly announced are 3 new webinars in February…

Community Treasure Hunts

  • Monday, Feb. 18, 2013
  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm Eastern Time
  • Presenter: Steven Glazer
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013
  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm Eastern Time
  • Presenter: Michelle Macdonald
  • Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm Eastern Time
  • Presenter: David Zandvilet
Find all the details in the latest newsletter.

Education Twitter Chats

The Top 50 Education Twitter Chats (and how to use them)

Twitter chats are a great resource for learning and networking, allowing academics from all over the world to come together on a regular basis to talk about what’s important in education.

They’re also ideal for gaining authority and visibility in your field. Better yet, they’re happening all the time. Check out our list to find 50 of the best Twitter chats in academia (shared in no particular ranking), offering a great way to get connected and stay informed in the world of education.

These are our picks for excellent education chats on Twitter.

2012 Teacher Innovator Rewards

Digital Media in the Classroom
PBS LearningMedia and The Henry Ford are proud to bring you the third annual Teacher Innovator Awards to recognize innovative PreK-12 classroom educators, media specialists, technology coordinators and homeschool educators who use digital media to enhance student learning.

To enter, sign up for PBS LearningMedia and then enter here to show how you have innovated with digital media to enhance student learning. You can send a short video or PDF with text and images that showcases your work. Your entry can be a demonstration of a unique teaching technique or the outcome of your influence in a student work.

For more information, visit:

NOVA Spark: Educator’s Newsletter

Fuel Your Curiosity

This month, NOVA goes behind the scenes on NASA’s quest to solve the riddles of the red planet. The extraordinary landing of a revolutionary rover named Curiosity—which successfully touched down inside the Gale Crater—means we have wheels down on Mars once again. In NOVA’s “Ultimate Mars Challenge,” follow along as this bold NASA mission tries to answer the big question—is there life on Mars? Use the educational resources below to teach students about space exploration over the years, and the discoveries that hint at Mars once being a habitable planet.

Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, or visit NOVA Education to tap into a wealth of NOVA video clips, interactives, and activities.  Full details here.