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Cyberchase | Patterns in Nature

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Learn how symmetry reveals itself in nature with this video from Cyberchase!

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Organizing for Innovation

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How do innovators come up with ideas for viable products? In this lesson from NOVA Education, your students will learn mechanisms by which to filter their ideas and narrow their focus to select only the best, most viable potential innovations for further strategic development.

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TED Talks Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success

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What’s the best predictor of success in a person’s life, including success in education? When it comes to predicting the latter, psychologist and former educator Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth says we need to better understand students and learning from a motivational and psychological perspective.

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American Graduate Joins National Leaders at White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools

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Responding to President Obama’s call in this year’s State of the Union Address to reinvent American high schools to allow more students to seize opportunities in today’s economy, public media’s American Graduate initiative will participate today in Washington, D.C., in the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools.

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Free Classroom Resources Available In New APP For Students

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PBS’ media-on-demand service also launches new tools and features to help teachers organize, create and share content this school year; offers annual Get Your Tech On initiative .

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Soledad O’Brien to Host “American Graduate Day 2015” on WUCF

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Day-long Multiplatform Event Celebrates the “Stories of Champions” -- Individuals and Organizations Committed to Improving Outcomes for Youth and Raising Graduation Rates

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Looking for Lincoln Throughout His Life

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In this interdisciplinary lesson plan, students gather different facts about Abraham Lincoln through hands-on activities.

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WUCF AND PBS LEARNINGMEDIA PARTNER TO BRING 100,000 DIGITAL RESOURCES TO EDUCATORS IN ORANGE COUNTY

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WUCF announces a partnership with Florida PBS LearningMedia and Orange County Public Schools to bring free, educational resources to teachers.

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The Art of Data Visualization

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Off Book takes a look at how the practice of data visualization has gained even more importance in this digital age. From scientific visualization to pop infographics, designers are increasingly tasked with incorporating data into the media experience. 

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Gifs + Videos = Zeega

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Zeega is a new platform for organizing media from around the Internet to create interactive stories about anything in the world. From crazy cats to remixed popular film clips, Zeega enables users to practice the craft of storytelling in a new, dynamic, digital way. 

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