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10 Summer Jobs For Teachers 2017

EdNews Daily

Please find 10 summer jobs for teachers in 2017 listed below. 10 Summer Jobs For Teachers in 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017!

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management. Now, Mike, you have five ideas for us today, to do formative assessments.

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Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Lisa Scumpieru on episode 187 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Lisa Scumpieru, 10th-grade Literature Teacher, gives us a crash course in Hyperdocs.

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Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

This fantastic addition to your class lets students create audience-facing works for authentic assessment that can also be keepsakes from their year in your classroom. Here’s a class library for an elementary classroom. From my high school classroom to this elementary classroom.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Today’s Sponsor: GradeCam is a web-based tool that lets you customize assessments with multiple choice, true/false, number grids, rubrics, and more.

The Vocabulary Doctors: How to Teach Vocabulary

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela has also authored or co-authored 13 books, including Blended Vocabulary for K–12 Classrooms: Harnessing the Power of Digital Tools and Direct Instruction (2017) and the bestseller The Data Teams Experience: A Guide to Effective Meetings (2014).

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Different Schools for a Different World

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: November 9, 2017. We saw some movement in the 80’s and 90’s around portfolio development, around performance assessment, and other sorts of indicators of authentic work. These could be used for assessment purposes.

An Australian Math Classroom with iPads

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, Tom Davidson discusses his workflow for teaching math to elementary students including: Why and how he uses Explain Everything. Listen to the episode “ Building Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw “ Aurasma.

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5 Ways to Help Numbers Come Alive

The CoolCatTeacher

And Geometry by the way, because I taught everything from elementary through Ph.D. 5 Idea Friday Administrators College (aged 18+) Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017. Within the virtual environment, you get you learning, you get your assessment, you get your experience. Enrique Cachafeiro on episode 204 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”

User Generated Education

I work part-time with elementary learners – with gifted learners during the school year and teaching maker education camps during the summer. Struggles with authentic tasks mimics real life so much more than completing those types of tasks and assessments done at most schools.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. Friday, August 25, 2017. Learn more about formative assessment. We need to use our data to improve learning, with formative assessment.

5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Friday, September 2, 2017. STEM Idea #1: Teach with Passion. And I think that sometimes as adults, especially when we start talking about STEM or STEAM or whatever buzzword it is that your school uses, we muddy the learning.

Google Masters For Kids of All Ages: Badges, Skills and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

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5 Ways to Reach Even Resistant Writers with Writer’s Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

Right now through August 31, 2017, they’re giving away 10 free 60-minute lesson plans for lit teachers – go to to sign up free and get your lesson plans now. Download the transcript: Thursday, August 17, 2017. Assess on your feet, not at midnight on your weekend.

iPads in Kindergarten: Creating, Innovating and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Her assessment of the classroom improvements. Listen to Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen talk about awesome iPad apps for the elementary classroom. All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday iPads Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Science Teachers STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools

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4 ways to improve STEM professional development

eSchool News

In Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS), all 10 of our elementary schools have a STEM lab. As early as kindergarten, students begin engaging in hands-on learning and exploring STEM careers. Next page: 2 more tips for STEM PD).


App Smashing with Kindergarteners #ipadchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to hear another episode on elementary portfolios with SeeSaw? Listen to Suzy Lolley talk about elementary portfolios with SeeSaw. Episode 27 – Using SeeSaw for Elementary Portfolios.

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Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

What is STEM? The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. Why is STEM Training Important? And that is precisely why it is important to create more awareness of STEM.


23 amazing STEM and digital learning tools

eSchool News

program introduces new research-based metrics to more appropriately assess that students are ready to pursue their lifelong goals and dreams following post-secondary education. Next page: More digital technologies and STEM resources).


13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

Elementary and middle school children can read the books or have them read aloud to them. Aimed at school-age children, categories include, earth, animals, STEM, family, create and play, know and learn, technology, and more.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

A sponsored review of a tool I'm using to teach programming From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Augmented reality is here. Finally! When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it.

Elementary School Wellness Program Helps Young Males of Color Cultivate Their Identities


Over the past three years, a group of elementary school students from Southeast Washington, D.C., based STEM and mentoring program called “College Tribe” and Khepera Wellness, an organization that hosts diverse wellness experiences for the D.C.

Early Learning Faces Obstacles and Inequities—Here's How Edtech Can Help


Children’s learning experiences in pre-kindergarten through early elementary are shaped by many factors, including race and income ; consequently, they often face school readiness gaps that could be addressed with technology solutions. Educators want to see more pre-K through early elementary alignment , specifically around academic, social-emotional, and executive function skills.

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?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset


Grading student work by hand takes time and there is always a lag between students’ assessment and the resulting feedback. Once you are comfortable managing GBL in short segments of class, you might try using games to support flipped classes and blended lessons to provide differentiated learning to all students and collect formative assessment data in real time. In the gaming world, perseverance, problem solving, and creativity are the keys to success.

10 Companies Hiring Teachers Over the Summer

EdNews Daily

These 10 companies are hiring teachers over the summer 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. ESL / ELL Tutors (elementary through high school, all three counties).

Hacking project-based learning: tips for management, assessment, & more from Ross Cooper & Erin Murphy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

But it’s not always simple to plan, and manage, and assess, so we’re going to talk about some practical teaching strategies today. With PBL, kids show what they learn as they journey through the unit, interact with its lessons, collaborate with each other, and assess themselves and each other.

Get inspired by Project Based Learning! 3 Awesome PBL case studies


Peer Collaboration and Assessment. Key to the success of a PBL is its design, it must — if it is to be used as an ongoing method — be able to successfully meet State standards, and purely through engaging in the project students must be able to pass a State standard assessment.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. It can even be done in the elementary curriculum.

How preschool teachers feel about science matters, new research finds

The Hechinger Report

Preschool students at Kruse Elementary School in the Poudre School District in Colorado play at the water table during choice time. K-12 News STEM Teacher Preparation

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Why the Best Personalized Learning Programs Start Way Before High School


Sometimes elementary and middle school teachers come across as apologetic about how “little” they are doing in relation to personalized learning. Sometimes our elementary and middle school teachers come across as almost apologetic about how “little” they are doing in relation to personalized learning compared to their high school counterparts. That’s because at both the elementary and middle school level, we’ve focused on providing tiered, small group instruction on a daily basis.

To Leverage Tech in Writing Instruction, This Superintendent Channeled Justin Bieber


As an educator, Jared Cotton has worn nearly as many hats as Dr. Seuss’s Bartholomew Cubbins—elementary math and science teacher, assistant principal, principal, district director of assessment and accountability, assistant superintendent, superintendent. Writing Pathways: Performance Assessments and Learning Progressions, Grades K–8 , by Lucy Calkins. Education Technology Language Arts Technology in School Professional Development Test Prep EdTech Lexicon STEM Education

Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

With all the 1:1 implementations, STEM, apps, devices, etc. we’re giving kids access to, we must constantly be assessing where parents are at in terms of a foundational understanding of what this means for their child(ren). Yes, elementary students too.

High schools fail to provide legally required education to students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

Hatharasinghe-Gerschler had been diagnosed with a reading comprehension disability in elementary school. Back in Anchorage in the early 2000s, Michelle McLaughlin started doing research on her own to determine why her son, Michael, was falling further behind in elementary school.

Removing the Limitations in a Digital Environment

Fractus Learning

An art teacher I am working with has students bring laptops from a STEM lab with them to art class. These sixth-grade students had experience working with a 3D printer from their STEM lab, so she built on that background knowledge. What is the ideal blended learning environment?