April 2020 - Institute for Educational Advancement

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27 Apr Learning in the Time of COVID

By Jennifer De La Haye   “The word ‘education’ comes from the Latin ‘educere’= e (out of) + ducere (to draw). Education is not just about putting information in. We have forgotten that it, in fact, begins in the child’s heart.” -Vince Gowmon Wonderful things happen when educators...

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20 Apr Spring Activities to Help Improve Mental Health

By Rachel Hanks, IEA Communications Assistant The current state of our world has forced many of us to be stuck inside physically. Mentally, the social distancing measures along with the uncertainty of what’s to come can cause a lot of unrest and unhappiness. I know I...

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14 Apr Virtual Learning Lab: Marine Mammals

What is a marine mammal, and how are they specially adapted to their life living in the ocean? This video will discuss how animals are designated as marine mammals, as well as dive into classification of marine mammals from otters to sea lions and porpoises...

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13 Apr Virtual Learning Lab: Intro to Special Relativity

Physics seems to work well on human scales, but why does classical physics seem to break at the largest and smallest ones? This series of videos will discuss the physics on the scale of atoms and galaxies. In this introductory lesson, we’ll discuss reference frames,...

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09 Apr Virtual Learning Lab: At Home P.E. Class

Looking for some quick brain breaks? Ways to expel some energy indoors? Look no further, our friends at Mint Condition Fitness have created this quick fit video to help you get up and get moving. Follow along as Jen shows us the proper form and...

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