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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

eMINTS will be returning to ISTE in 2015!
Come join eMINTS from June 28 – July 1, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference & Expo. More information at ISTEconference.org. Catch eMINTS at the following events and presentations (all times are in Eastern Daylight Time):
Saturday 6/27

ISTE Standards for Teachers Mixer,  4:15-4:45 pm, Christie Terry

Sunday 6/28

ISTE Standards for Students Mixer, 11-11:30 am, Christie Terry
Seal of Alignment workshop, 12-1 pm, Christie Terry
Leadership Mixer,  4-4:30 pm, Christie Terry

Tuesday 6/30

Problem-Solving With Scalable Game Design, 10:30 am–12:30 pm, Michele Smith
Coaching Tricks Are No Illusion, 12-1 pm, Terri …

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[11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The eMINTS National Center is proud to support Digital Learning Day on March 13! Each year, thousands of teachers and education leaders, and millions of students from all fifty states and the District of Columbia participate in an activity on Digital Learning Day.
From classroom activities to district-wide initiatives, Digital Learning Day events are diverse and share the goals of encouraging innovation, supporting teachers, and spreading best practices for the use of technology in schools.
Here are a few resources to help you celebrate Digital Learning Day:

Register your activity by to be …

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[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Next week, Dec 8-14, 2014, begins Computer Science Education Week and “The Hour of Code”, a global movement giving every student an opportunity to try computer science for one hour.
For the second year in a row, our partners at the University of Colorado Boulder invite you to participate in the Hour of Code with AgentCubes, an easy-to-use 3D game design & programming tool. In the one hour AgentCubes activity, every child age 10 and up can create a 3D “Frogger” game, even without any prior 3D programming experience. Teachers require …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

eMINTS is excited to announce that the keynote speaker for the 15th Annual eMINTS Conference will be renowned author and educator Dan Rothstein.
Dan Rothstein, Co-Founder of the Right Question Institute (RQI), has spent many years learning from the people with whom he has worked all over the U.S. and beyond. Dan’s work in the field has been complemented by academic experiences as a student at Harvard College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he also was a Teaching Fellow and an Editor of the Harvard Educational Review. Dan …

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[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Join eMINTS at the MOREnet Conference 2014 on October 27 & 28 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, MO. We will be leading a number of exciting sessions:
Monday, October 27, 2014 in the Polo Room

The Amazing App Smashing Challenge (9:30 – 10:20) – Amy Blades
Shake Things up with Maker Camp (10:30 – 11:20) – Jen Foster
eMINTS Academy (12:30 – 1:20) – Doug Caldwell and eMINTS staff
Geocaching for the Classroom (1:30-3:20) – Michelle Kendrick

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in the Polo Room

Questioning for Active Classroom Engagement (9:00am – 9:50) – Debbie Perkins & Terri Brines
Engagement through …

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[12 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Got a bright idea? We want to hear it!
Submit a presentation proposal for the 15th annual eMINTS conference, held February 26-27, 2015, in Columbia, MO. We are looking for 1-hour and 2-hour presentations that both inform and captivate.
Click here to submit your presentation proposal.
Please direct questions to the eMINTS National Center office at (573) 884-7202 or register@emints.org.

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[29 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Registration is open for summer semester eLearning for Educators online professional development courses from eMINTS!
Courses run June 11 – July 29, 2014. Graduate Credit is available!
Courses available for this semester include

Google Tools for Schools
Power of Blogs
Classroom Management (Updated!)
Early Childhood Learning With iPads (Updated!)
Project Based Approaches (Intel)
Using Models to Understand Fractions
Going Mobile K-12 (Updated!)
Promoting Reading Comprehension Skills in Elementary Classroom
Collaboration in the Digital Classroom

Find information, full catalog of courses and register for summer sessions from the eLearning registration site.

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[12 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Online registration for the annual eMINTS conference in Columbia, MO, has been extended through Friday, Feb. 14.
We cannot absolutely promise, but the long-range forecast is for no-sled-dogs-required weather for the week of the conference.
To register and find more information, please visit http://www.emints.org/conference-2014/
We look forward to seeing you in Columbia, MO.

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[9 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Give yourself a post-holiday gift of learning with your peers at the 2014 eMINTS National Center Conference! Registration is now open. We have a lot of great learning experiences to offer including:

Thursday keynote – Dr. Alex Repenning – “Excuse me, I need better Artificial Intelligence!” Igniting Students’ Intrinsic Math Motivation through Game Design
Friday keynote – Dr. Wesley Fryer – Mapping Media to the Common Core
Updated and improved Internet connectivity at the Stoney Creek Inn!

To register and find more information, please …

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[5 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Make your reservations today for the 2013 STEM Summit!
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – 6 – 8 p.m.
Pre-Conference Reception
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Missouri faces a critical shortage of qualified workers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical (STEM) fields. This summit will focus attention on ways we can improve our STEM talent development pipeline. Emphasis during the summit will be placed on discussions surrounding high-impact educational programming, public/private partnerships and systemic change to enhance our K-12 and higher education platforms.
The Summit will provide participants …