Creating Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw

The CoolCatTeacher

If you’re using iPads, your whole elementary school can have their own personal portfolios in a safe, private way. Workflow using SeeSaw in the elementary Classroom. Determination of date of winner: Wednesday, March 14, 2017, the name will be drawn and the winner will be notified.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Date: Friday, November 10, 2017.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary and primary students can learn to code. How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson. Date: Monday, December 4, 2017. Why code in the elementary grades? So, Sam, why do we even want to code in the elementary grades?

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.

#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman ( @ KLirenman ) and Kristen Wideen ( @ mrswideen ) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. TRANSCRIPT #01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom.

Team Building with Elementary Students

User Generated Education

I meet with two groups of gifted elementary students, grades 2nd through 6th, for a full day each week. Yes, there are mounds of curricula students must master in a wide breadth of subjects, but education does not begin and end with a textbook or test.

Flipping the elementary school classroom? YES!

Neo LMS

Elementary school classrooms do not naturally lend themselves to a flipped or blended environment for a number of reasons. Blended or flipped environments also are not ideal in an elementary school setting because so much of teaching in these grades is dependent on modelling and direction.

Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has been teaching for 17 years at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary school and has been blogging with students in the 4th and 5th grade.

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

The CoolCatTeacher

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades. He was named one of ten 2017 Computer Science Association Awards for Teaching Excellence. You just realized, “Perhaps we’re underestimating the abilities of our elementary kids.”.

Creating iChampions in Texas Elementary Schools

Digital Promise

Unlike traditional elementary schools where students have one teacher that teaches them all five topics, students at Hook Elementary belong to pods where they rotate between three teachers who teach Reading and Social Studies, Writing, and Math and Science.

A Socratic Seminar for Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

I’ve used them successfully in my teaching training classes but never with elementary learners. I introduced the Socratic Seminar to my two groups gifted elementary learners, ages 7 to 12, through the following slidedeck and by using Dr. Seuss’s Sneetches.

Video Game Design with Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Shows of March 2017. 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20). Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom with Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen.

Robotics and Computer Science for Elementary Level Learners

User Generated Education

I absolutely love all of the new robotics toys that have been coming out for elementary age learners. I have been using them for my summer maker camp, with my gifted education classes, and for my upcoming Saturday morning program.

The 10-Minute Teacher Show: Top Ten Shows for February 2017

The CoolCatTeacher

Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Episode #20). Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom with Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen (Episode #1).

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NEO will be at ISTE 2017!

Neo LMS

It is a motivational experience and makes you believe that we are better as an industry when we share and work together.” — Russ Schwartz, Principal, Park Trails Elementary School, Broward County, Florida. NEO by CYPHER LEARNING will be exhibiting at ISTE 2017 for the third time!

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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!

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Vogelsang has taught elementary school in Memphis, Tennessee for fourteen years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s in Elementary Education. All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers How to Guides.

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

It was a challenging process, but in the end our selection panel managed to choose five Big Ideas to be represented at the CUE 2017 National Conference. Amy Downs and Julie Cates – 6th grade, Annie R Mitchell Elementary- Central Valley CUE. CUE is you, the educators.

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A Look Back- CUE 2017 National Conference (Plus Puppets)

CUE

Looking back on CUE 2017, I am struck by the number of small moments in a venue so large it requires maps and guides. Ryan O’Donnell (@creativeedtech) March 19, 2017. Beth Heyden (@HeydenTech) March 18, 2017. Nancy Minicozzi (@CoffeeNancy) March 20, 2017.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Former secretary of education, William Bennett, says, “An elementary school that treats the arts as the province of a few gifted children, or views them only as recreation and entertainment, is a school that needs an infusion of soul. Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

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.

Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Jeff Gearhart on episode 162 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Are you studying Mars? Why not let students go live there?

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 Tools

Orientation Inspiration 2017

NeverEndingSearch

Andy Plemmons and the Barrow (GA) Elementary faculty and staff are talking with their Barrow Buddies about what inspires them, how they hope they inspire you, and a few special pieces of trivia on this Flipgrid board.

27 Creative Ways to Greet Your Elementary School Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 27 Creative Ways to Greet Your Elementary School Students appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

Figuring out flexibility in an elementary classroom

The Christensen Institute

” In retrospect, 5th-grade teacher Diane Johnson laments the lack of diversity of students’ experiences in her first blended-learning classroom at Orr Elementary School. ” The post Figuring out flexibility in an elementary classroom appeared first on Christensen Institute. “Everyone was doing the same thing.”

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

Credit where it is due : the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform expanded coverage of the topic – including 4 items on ‘digital learning’ this year (2 answered by the full sample and 2 split A/B questions asked of half of the sample each) – and while not perfect is much improved. This seems clearly an area for further investigation, including whether this pattern of beliefs is consistent at the PreK, elementary, and middle school levels.

A Video Game-Themed Student Interest Inventory For Elementary Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post A Video Game-Themed Student Interest Inventory For Elementary Students appeared first on TeachThought. Curricula Teaching Elementary School

Four tips from a successful elementary school

The Hechinger Report

In this file photo, a student at a Mississippi elementary school reads during class. Kathleen Grigsby principal of Davis Magnet World IB Elementary School, spoke to The Hechinger Report about student success at the school, particularly with early literacy.

Q&A: Christine Cunningham Proves Even Elementary Students Can Be Engineers

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Boston’s Museum of Science has developed an award-winning STEM curriculum. Classroom Curriculum STEM

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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!).

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Jennifer Gonzalez talk about 5 tech tools every educator should try in 2017. A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

[10 Creativity Apps For The Elementary Learner]

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post [10 Creativity Apps For The Elementary Learner] appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Apps

12 Good Coding Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 15, 2017 In response to a request from one of our readers, here is a collection of some of the best iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to introduce and teach them coding and.read more. iPad apps for elementary students my freebies

12 Good Music Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 6, 2017 Below is a collection of some very good iPad music apps to use with elementary students and young learners. iPad elementary apps iPad music appsThrough a variety of educational content that includes lessons, videos, and.read more.

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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