Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

She has authored three books on how to integrate technology into the elementary music classroom. She is the recipient of the 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year, 2016 NJ Master Music Teacher, 2016 Governor’s Leader in Arts Education, and the 2017 NJ Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Awards.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. Transcript: Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Have you seen some other edtech tools besides Minecraft that can have this kind of social emotional impact? See: Creating Elementary Portfolios and One Note in the Classroom. In 2017 she was awarded her second year as MVP by Microsoft for her International contributions to Education influence and was one of 20 educators selected to represent at the Learn What’s Next event in New York .

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Transcript of episode 70 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech with Jarrod Robinson the PE Geek. The post 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. 5 Idea Friday All Grades Chromebooks Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Lake Central again seeks state technology loan of $900k | NWI.com → Each school district is eligible to receive $100 per student as determined by the enrollment at the end of September. Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Lake Central again seeks state technology loan of $900k | NWI.com → Each school district is eligible to receive $100 per student as determined by the enrollment at the end of September. Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market.

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Dr. Michelle Zimmerman – Edtech and Social Emotional Learning – talks about this research. All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Science Teachers STEM Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PC minecraft

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen share awesome apps for iPads in the elementary classroom. The post Making Music with iPads and #edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. A Conversation with Justin Kamp on the 10-Minute Teacher #42 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen’s show on iPad apps for elementary classrooms. Dates: February 1, 2017 – February 14, 2017 at midnight EST. How Prizes Will Be Awarded : All names of people who leave reviews will be put into a random drawing by the prize administrator. Determination of date of winner : February 15, 2017 the name will be drawn and the winner notified and verified to be a classroom teacher or to place the device in a classroom.

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8 Great Gifts for Administrators

The CoolCatTeacher

As an elementary principal, I could wear a different Christmas tie every day from Thanksgiving to Christmas and not get them all worn. Administrators All Grades Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Librarians Teachers Tech Tips Technology Tools Web ToolsFrank Buck on episode 197 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday. And then also from an elementary standpoint, I had a teacher use it in lieu of … she used to have her students write personal narratives and then they would bind the book together as a classroom set and put it in the library. So that was a great way from an elementary standpoint to use FlipSnack.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Designing Open and Engaging Learning Spaces

Teacher Reboot Camp

Jackie Gerstein notes in her video interview that baby Savvy would not know which was the front of the classroom, because her elementary students work on tables and have sofas. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 27, 2017. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 27, 2017. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

An ASCD best-selling author, Murray serves as a regular conference keynote, was named the “2018 National/Global EdTech Leader of the Year,” by EdTech Digest, the “2017 Education Thought Leader of the Year,” one of “20 to Watch” by NSBA in 2016, and the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Designing Open and Engaging Learning Spaces

Teacher Reboot Camp

Jackie Gerstein notes in her video interview that baby Savvy would not know which was the front of the classroom, because her elementary students work on tables and have sofas. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 27, 2017. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 27, 2017. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Jennifer Gonzalez talk about 5 tech tools every educator should try in 2017. VICKI: Happy edtech tool Tuesday. So John, what is our edtech tool today? JOHN: Our edtech tool today is a tool that is totally free. Because fill in the blank is fill in the blank, whether you will use edtech or not.

Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

The Kids Discover online platform lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners at three different lexiles. Wednesday, September 27, 2017. How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. See: Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. Aaron Marvel on episode 158 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

— Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 26, 2017. Computer Programming in the Elementary School (B313). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017Baby Savvy caught up with our good friend, Cori Coburn (@coburncori) who helps on the organizing teams of various conferences, including ISTE. This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. You take your device and learn interactively.

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6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

The CoolCatTeacher

Special ed teacher Melissa Mann shares six of her favorite edtech tools for the special education classroom. Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Melissa is dual certified in Elementary Education and Special Education. Melissa Mann on episode 167 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Getting your Holiday EdTech Wish List ready for 2017 with @Eduporium

My Paperless Classroom

Whether you’re in an early elementary classroom, middle school, or even high school, we’re well aware of how hard teachers work to make the school year both fun and […]. The post Getting your Holiday EdTech Wish List ready for 2017 with @Eduporium appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. EdTech NewsWe hope that your school year is off to an exciting and enjoyable start as you approach the 2-month mark with your newest group of students.

12 Useful Apps to Help Elementary Students  Improve Their Spelling

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 19, 2017 A few weeks ago we started a section here in EdTech & mLearning dedicated entirely to iPad apps to use with elementary students; check it out to see the resources we have published.read more. iPad apps for elementary students

Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

All Subjects Assessment Chromebooks Classroom Management Data Driven Instruction Edtech Tool Tuesday Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Writing

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The Ultimate Educational App Chart for Elementary Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 19, 2017 Since the start of 2017 we created a section here in EdTech and mLearning dedicated to apps and tools curated specifically for elementary teachers and students. Charts iPad apps for elementary studentsToday we spent sometime.read more.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Tagged on: April 17, 2017.

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Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech Apps that work From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sign Up Before September 1, 2017 and Get Free Lesson Plans. If you sign up now (August 2017) for Owl Eyes, they’ll send you 10 free 60-minute lesson plans. Make sure you do this before September 1, 2017 – this is only for August so tell everyone you know now!).

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

Right now through August 31, 2017, they’re giving away 10 free 60-minute lesson plans for lit teachers – go to owleyes.org/teachers to sign up free and get your lesson plans now. Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Episode 127 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Tagged on: April 17, 2017.

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Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

The Kids Discover online platform lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners at three different lexiles. Tuesday, September 26, 2017. See another resource: Special Needs #edtech treasure chest with Jennifer Cronk. Brian Friedlander on episode 157 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

Yes, elementary students too. This is all called being proactive instead of reactive about #edtech. Digital Literacy EdTech Education Parents Students edtech parents technologyA partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not. There’s always a barrage of initiatives and events; academic, extracurricular, athletic, or otherwise.

Aurasma and Augmented Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

All Grades All Subjects Computer Science Teachers Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation iPads Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) STEM Teachers ToolsA conversation with Dr. Tim Green on episode 52 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Joanna is an elementary teacher and Matt is a songwriter from Las Vegas. Tuesday, October 17, 2017. I guess that just has to be part of it in the elementary grades? She studied Elementary and Early Childhood Education at BYU, and this will be her fifth year teaching. All Subjects Digital Filmmaking Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Teachers Tech Tips

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Help Autistic Kids Travel by Making Ability Guidebooks

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) How to Guides. Brett Bigham on episode 147 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Autistic children can struggle with unfamiliar places. However, one teacher of the year has found a way to help improve traveling experiences for autistic children and their families.

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Mrs Morgado (@MrsMorgado1) October 20, 2017. Vickie has been an elementary educator in Ontario, Canada for 16 years. She holds a Masters of Education in Curriculum Studies from Brock University and has presented throughout southern Ontario at various conferences including BIT (Bring it Together), OAME (Ontario Association for Mathematics Education) and Connect Conference in Niagara Falls, as well as internationally at ISTE 2015 and 2017.

Better Edtech Budgeting: How Yuma Elementary District Makes The Most of Its Money

Edsurge

This case study was featured in Chapter 4 of EdSurge's "State of Edtech" report. During 2009, then-Superintendent Darwin Stiffler and Associate Superintendent Duane Sheppard of Yuma Elementary School District One in Arizona had just taken their positions and were trying to figure out how to meet students’ needs. This case study was featured in Chapter 4 of EdSurge's "State of Edtech" report. To the other 13 school/district case studies, click here.

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. Friday, September 8, 2017. And we forgot to mention that you’re actually an Elementary Teacher of the Year in Texas for Region 15, so these are elementary kids doing these really cool projects. Her professional interests focus on leveraging edtech resources, combined with solid pedagogy for student benefit.

?Updates, Upgrades and Overheard: What Was Unveiled at ISTE 2017

Edsurge

Flocks of educators and entrepreneurs have made their way down to San Antonio this week for the mecca of edtech conferences, hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education—better known as ISTE. So the company plans to release three new articles a week aimed specifically at elementary students.

Computer Science in 2017: Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Edsurge

Where do you hope education technology will go in 2017? Dartmouth College) With 2016 Computer Science Education Week in the rear-view mirror, I’d like to reflect on my hopes and dreams for 2017. I hope 2017 is the year that more of us start to think seriously about going beyond an Hour of Code, particularly at the elementary grade levels. A major hurdle is that most elementary educators have never had any kind of exposure to computer science.