Oregon Connections is a web-based tool connecting educators to industry professionals who share their skills and bring real world learning opportunities to your students. Through in-person matches and virtual real-time sessions, industry professionals connect with classrooms to inspire and expose students to real-world opportunities.
Civil Air Patrol - Aerospace Connections in Education
The ACE Program is an aerospace-themed program for educators in grades K-6 who are CAP Aerospace Education Members (AEMs) or Senior Members in CAP who are educators. This program is designed for schools/teachers to implement during the school day; yet many programs are implemented in informal, structured after-school programs.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. They empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.
ISTE‘s mission is to empower learners to flourish in a connected world by cultivating a passionate professional learning community, linking educators and partners, leveraging knowledge and expertise, advocating for strategic policies, and continually improving learning and teaching.
Mindset Works is the global leader in growth mindset training for educators and students, leveraging the pioneering research of co-founders Carol Dweck and Lisa Blackwell. The mission at Mindset Works is to enable a world in which people seek and are fulfilled by ongoing learning and growth.
NASA for Educators
NASA for Educators strives to “inspire and motivate students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics” by supporting education in the Nation’s schools and to “engage the public in shaping and sharing the experience of exploration and discovery” by supporting informal education and public outreach efforts.
The Oregon Educator Network is a dynamic tool for sharing and discovery of practices, resources, model programs, and professional development.
Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card-sized single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and developing countries.
Scratch for Educators
Scratch for Educators prepares educators to lead their students through projects using Scratch to code their own interactive stories, animations, and games. In the process, youth learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for everyone in today’s society.
Tinkering Guide from Title Pro
Lots of resources you can use to do hands-on projects around tinkering, simple electronics, simple machines, engineering, and coding. Thanks to future engineer, Liza, for suggesting this resource!
youcubedinspires Math Success for all Students through Growth Mindsets and Innovative Teaching.
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Arduino is an open-source project that created microcontroller-based kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control physical devices.
Curiosity Machine invites you to practice by building hands-on engineering design challenges. They believe that through building, you learn not only how something works, but why it works.
PBS Kids Design Squadfeatures activities, videos, games, and contests. Kids ages 8 and up can learn about the design process and the connection between engineering and the things we use in everyday life.
Environmental Health Student Portal
Environmental Health Student Portala website from the National Library of Medicine, connecting middle school students to environmental health information. Lots of resources for students and teachers.
Instructablesis a place that lets you explore, document, and share your creations.
Made with Code
Made with Codeis a Google site geared towards inspiring girls to pursue their dreams with code. Design an emoji, build a Snapchat filter, design an avatar--the possibilities are endless!
Make: Magazine is a publication of Maker Media. Maker Media is a global platform for connecting Makers with each other, with products and services, and with their partners.