3 Ways Classroom Design Impacts Student Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
Research on classroom design with Peter Barrett From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Peter Barrett gives us an overview of his classroom design research in today’s show. Get Classroom Design Info at Carson Dellosa.
Transforming Classrooms with Deeper Learning
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Richards, in her fourth year in the classroom, teaches seventh grade history. Deeper Learning requires a new way of teaching, changing her classroom from orderly rows of desks to a dynamic world of project-based group work and student-driven exploration.
10 Characteristics Of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Along with my good friend and literacy expert Shaelynn Farnsworth , we examine what authentic learning means and what these classrooms truly look like. 2 pencil to the streaming of video in to support learning and teaching, technology is typically the driver to change.
Flexibility Is Key in Personalized Learning Classrooms
JANUARY 5, 2017
ClassroomBy Amy Brown Physical environments are being adapted with students and mobility in mind.
Why I Hack My Classroom
MARCH 22, 2017
A static classroom environment traditionally found in NYC public schools. . That’s when it hit me: Learning needs have changed in the 21st century. What might 21st century learning look like? To achieve this, I hack my classroom. Written By: Grace O’Shea.
Supporting Deeper Learning in the Classroom
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
This means more than learning to read and write – it means being able to master academic content and apply that knowledge across contexts in a meaningful way. For example, imagine a sixth grade classroom where students are deeply engaged in building controllers for robots that swim.
250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 27, 2017
The post 250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Best Google Classroom Resources for Teachers. So whether you are new to Google Classroom, or ready to take your skills to the next level, there is something in here for you.
Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 24, 2017
The post Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom. I am often asked about differentiation strategies that will work in the Google Classroom application. Shake Up Learning 2017.
The 10 Musts of Classroom Management
Brilliant or Insane
APRIL 10, 2016
One of the most important roles of a classroom teacher is that of classroom manager. Learning cannot take place in a poorly managed classroom. Conversely, the best classrooms provide environments where teaching and learning can flourish. Brilliant or Insane.
Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom
OCTOBER 5, 2015
If newer technologies can foster creativity in students then educators must seriously think about how they can incorporate them into their classroom teaching strategies. Creativity and the classroom. The Power of Creativity in the Classroom.
6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design!
AUGUST 19, 2014
6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design Back to school is always an exciting time filled with rich opportunities to learn and share with colleagues, grade level teams, and friends in your professional learning network.
Creating Control: Managing Bullying in the Classroom
MARCH 24, 2017
Bullying in the classroom has always been a problem, and educators are now taking bullying seriously. In today’s classroom, teachers must ensure that they offer all students a classroom environment free of bullying. Managing Bullying in the Classroom .
Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace
MARCH 19, 2017
The idea of students looking away from ridged content focus all throughout the school day and giving them back some time to explore and make is gaining a foothold in many classrooms. Nick's approach to helping create Makerspaces in any classroom is truly innovative.
6 easy ways to start flipping your classroom now
Ditch That Textbook
JANUARY 18, 2016
Flipped classroom is definitely a buzzword in education. And rightfully so — the model leverages technology to create an environment that can make a huge difference in many classrooms. Some people see the flipped classroom as something complex or hard to reach.
Blended Learning in a First Grade Classroom
AUGUST 24, 2015
Driving Question: How can an experienced teacher reimagine and redesign her teaching by creating her own blended learning model? During this past school year, my first grade students and I entered into a new realm of teaching and learning. We created a 1:1 blended learning environment. The idea of a Chromebook for every student in a first grade classroom seemed unmanageable.yet we embraced the challenge. August 25, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 9, Number 10.
10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier
JANUARY 27, 2016
Every Classroom Matters episode 208 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google Classroom makes sharing Google Docs, Presentations, and Spreadsheets easier. From math class to history, you’ll learn something new. Google Classroom.
Summer Learning Series-Collaborative Classroom With Edmodo
JULY 8, 2013
This is the first in my Summer Learning Series. These are short, learning posts to give you a jump start on some simple tools and ideas you can use in your classroom next year. Edmodo Summer Learning Series
Designing your Classroom Space!
AUGUST 20, 2013
Brain-Friendly, Aesthetically Pleasing Learning Environments Bring in non-traditional seating to create cozy, collaborative spaces! Here is the piece they composed about my classroom space: To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks!
A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom
JANUARY 27, 2017
How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting. Welcome to episode 298 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast.
Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom
OCTOBER 14, 2016
The need for digital learning content in classrooms is nothing new, but teachers, parents, and students are becoming more vocal in their desire to provide or have access to such materials outside of the school day or school year. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News Web 2.0
8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Play Good Games, Get Great Results Game based learning in the classroom should not be worksheets with points. Here are eight ways to level up game based learning. ’ What works in game-based learning? 8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom.
Embracing Nonlinear Learning in a Flipped Classroom Setting
JUNE 28, 2016
Cast Aside That Stepwise Progression and Open Students’ Minds to the Freedom to Learn in Their own Way David Walsh is presenting at FlipCon16 in Allen, Texas this July.
6 Keys to the Flipped Classroom
Brilliant or Insane
AUGUST 9, 2015
Have you considered creating a flipped classroom? The flipped classroom is about implementing 21st-century digital learning strategies and engaging learners outside of the classroom. The post 6 Keys to the Flipped Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane.
10 Ways to Build Team Classroom
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Empower Awesome Learning Every Day We are team classroom. Learning can be a solo venture. When you build team classroom, you unleash a giant. Your class can learn more, grasp more, and move faster. 10 Ways to Build Team Classroom. Classroom example.
Virtual Reality in the Classroom: Ripping Learning off the Page
Class Tech Tips
MARCH 5, 2017
You can create deep, meaningful learning experiences for students with VR using a headset like the inexpensive Google Cardboard. Virtual reality is a powerful, low-cost, easy-to-access resource for teachers.
10 keys to success in blended learning
Ditch That Textbook
DECEMBER 28, 2015
In our eighth-grade math prototype and our elementary math programs, I’ve watched teachers as they adapt to blended learning. Ed Tech blended learning edtech educational technology flipped classroom formative assessment
Summer Learning Series-Starting A Classroom or School Twitter Account
JULY 29, 2013
This is the seventh post in my Summer Learning Series. These are short posts with tools, tips and resources for you to try something new this summer or something you can take to the classroom in the Fall. Summer Learning Series Twitter
My ideal 21st century classroom. What’s yours?
Ditch That Textbook
NOVEMBER 24, 2016
But we’re here, and teaching and learning look very different. Ed Tech 21st century classroom 4 c's creative teaching global collaboration service learning student-centered instructionI know. We’re already many years into the 21st Century. And I know there’s a chance that the term “21st Century” might rub you the wrong way. At least they have the potential to. When I started teaching in 2004, there was one computer in [.].
A Helpful Resource to Support Close Reading in the Classroom via Snap!Learning
MARCH 10, 2015
Over the past few years, I''ve been collecting resources to support the implementation of close reading in our classroom. Learning. Learning for guided reading, but now I could utilize their resources for close reading strategies as well. Learning ? Learning blog.
14 classroom management strategies to increase student learning
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
When the right classroom management tools are in place, students are able to learn more as their engagement increases. Topics included: Class behavior sites for every age group, from ClassDojo to ClassCraft to Google Classroom tools that measure classroom sound levels.
35 Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom
Shake Up Learning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
The post 35 Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom Apps! Did you know that Google Classroom plays well with others? Are you using Google Classroom? I wish everything connected to Google Classroom!
Student-Centered Classrooms with Google Classroom
JANUARY 3, 2017
Enter by Jan 10 to win a copy of the book (see below) Student-Centered Classrooms with Google Classroom Google Classroom at it’s heart allows you to distribute work and collect it. Google Classroom does not make learning better, more engaging, more student-centered… none of that. The post Student-Centered Classrooms with Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom google
[ALL Educators] Sign Up for the Classroom Cribs Challenge Now! #classroomcribs
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The 2015 Classroom Cribs Challenge is now open! We thought, what if that same concept of Cribs…met the classroom! Rethink your learning space with the student in mind. What changes will enhance the learning experience? Remember MTV Cribs?
Check out the NEW site: ClassroomCribs AND see How-To Set Up Brain-Friendly, Beautiful Learning Spaces!
JULY 25, 2014
Free Classroom Design Webinar: I would love for you to join me on Tuesday, July 29th at 3pm ET for a free webinar all on setting up your classroom learning space. Both individuals have lot of experience in establishing smart design for learning spaces.
Epic Effective Classroom Decoration and Design Resources
JANUARY 12, 2016
30+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Busy teachers can use good classroom decoration and design principles to boost learning. Classroom Design Resources.
How to Make Flipped Classroom Better
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Flipping your classroom (or in-flipping it as I do) can make a lot of sense if your conditions are right. Flipped classroom co-founder Jon Bergmann talks candidly about the flipped classroom model. Learn from the mistakes others have made.
RedCritter Classroom Management tool
Educational Technology Guy
JANUARY 13, 2015
RedCritter is a new teacher tool that helps with classroom management. classroom management It provides resources for teachers so that they can: connect with parents to help address student issues and motivate the students.