Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Doug Green challenges our thinking about school, how we should teach, and the flaws with the testing programs we have in education today. I’ll be speaking with other amazing educators like Suzy Boss, Janet Zadina, Jay McTighe, Dr. Brendan Ozawa de Silva, Scott Sanchez, Dr. Ayanna M Howard and more. Now, Doug, you argue that we’ve kind of gone off track in education. She has a blog on Education Week. I have been an educator since 1970.

Making is in Our DNA

A Principal's Reflections

During the day he was a certified life insurance underwriter for New York Life and had years of higher education beyond a bachelor’s degree. With all the hoopla in regards to maker education and makerspaces I wanted to take a minute to share that this is not a new concept. Now we have 3D printers, Arduino’s, Raspberry Pi’s, Little Bits, Makey-Makey’s and an array of other innovative technologies to unleash the maker in all kids.

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MakerBot Launches Hands-On Learning Guide For 3D Printing In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

New MakerBot Handbook Helps Educators and Students Get Started with Lesson Plans and Hands-on 3D Design Projects. Thousands of educators throughout the U.S. MakerBot, a global leader in the desktop 3D printing industry, conducted in-depth research this spring to better understand how to help educators incorporate 3D printing in classrooms [2]. We will continue to work together with educators to build out the leading MakerBot 3D Ecosystem to address their specific needs.”.

TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks

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One of the things that sets TeachThought apart from other education publishers is the development of learning models and frameworks–new ways of teaching and learning and schooling that others can use. Self-directed learning, the Maker Movement, mobile learning, education technology integration and more are all relatively new, and have a variety of perspectives that can be taken in examining them and what they enable or change.