Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular. Learning Resources.

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

From coding to robotics and augmented reality and his favorite (which he saved for last), learn how a leading-edge K-8 program is using technology to teach all students the skills and thinking capacities they need to be successful in the modern era. Never stop learning!

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Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2020 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! The new cohort includes 26 educators from across the United States and Canada, selected for their excellence in powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Teaching Fellows Exemplify Powerful Learning.

8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

As always, education is changing. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. Unsurprisingly, technology is also impacting the world of education.

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2020: A Clear Vision for Our Learners

User Generated Education

How to Have 20/20 Vision in 2020 ). The year 2020 can act as metaphor for us, as educators, to have an overreaching vision for what we do. I really love the idea of approaching 2020 with a clear, well-articulated vision of our learners’ futures.

3 Things to Learn Over the Summer to Be Better at Distance or Blended Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Like it or not, blended learning is here to stay. Whatever happens, online learning will play a huge role in our teaching. With Advancement Courses , you never stop learning.

CUE BOLD 2020: A Review

CUE

This year’s BOLD Symposium was kicked off on Monday, May 18th by CUE’s Chief Learning Officer Jon Corippo and Hyperdocs co-founder Lisa Highfill. The post CUE BOLD 2020: A Review appeared first on CUE, Inc.

How to Engage Kids in Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Mary Howard, a sixth-grade science teacher in New York, talks about how we can engage kids in distance learning. Whatever happens, online learning will play a huge role in our teaching. With Advancement Courses, you never stop learning.

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The Covid-19 Education Question: Is this Really Learning?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter On this show, the topic is — what are kids really learning? Here’s the thing, every situation is a learning opportunity. Use this time to level up learning.

Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Neo LMS

The educational world has never been more dynamic. Established teaching practices are being transformed by the continuous advancements of education technologies. Going to BETT 2020? Meet NEO at BETT 2020! We’re really looking forward to meeting you at BETT 2020!

Special Education (SPED) and Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post , I shared some ideas as well as strategies that districts could embrace to establish a realistic remote learning plan taking into consideration both digital and non-digital pathways. Thus, I decided to reach out to some educators in my home state of New Jersey.

5 Ways to Build Effective Social Emotional Learning Environments Online

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The current education climate has created unique social emotional challenges for students, parents, and teachers alike. To learn more, visit SEL4CA.org.

21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I share the tool kit and tips that have helped streamline distance learning at my school. I share 10 important concepts we need to level up as we transition to online learning.

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10 Trauma Informed Principles for Educators During the Coronavirus with Dr. Eric Rossen

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, learn the ten principles (and a bonus) to help us encourage and help others as we work through this crisis together. Advancement Courses is the distance education PD opportunity that I recommend for teachers.

My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

User Generated Education

I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. Obviously most of the teachers didn’t have time to develop lesson plans and learning activities. It’ll give me an opportunity to learn some advanced code.

The Learning Counsel Announces Thom Markham to Keynote Their 2020 National Gathering

EdNews Daily

Considered one of the founding fathers of Project Based Learning, Thom Markham, Ph.D. is an educator, positive psychologist, and global entrepreneur dedicated to youth development and a positive future.

Books I read in March 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2020… Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime , Tom Murray [education]. Culturize , Jimmy Casas [education]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020.

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10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We took our school from a physical school on a Friday to a distance learning campus by Monday. And the learning continues. They know how to do distance learning.

End of the Year Exit Ticket: Evaluating Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

As the year comes to a close, I encourage teachers to take a moment and collect feedback from students about their experiences learning online in the last few months. We do not know what fall 2020 will look like–in person, online, or a combination of both. Learning

Free Webinar on Social-emotional Learning - May 7, 2020

Educational Technology Guy

To help educators and parents teach these skills, Aperture Education and The Character Tree have partnered to host a free webinar “How, Not ‘If’: Promoting Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development in Young Children is a Necessity,” at 3 p.m. EST on May 7, 2020.

2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Since it’s now 2020, I thought it would be fun to revisit Karl Fisch’s video from 2006, titled 2020 Vision. In that video, Karl imagines he is the commencement speaker for the Arapahoe High School (AHS) Class of 2020, reflecting back on the past 13 years of schooling for that cohort.

How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

The post How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

50 Happy Books To Read In 2020

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Happy Books To Read In 2020: Feel Good Fiction And More. Santiago’s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.

Boom Cards: Engagement for Learning from a Distance

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter During distance learning, some teachers have found a new way to engage students — Boom Cards. Sponsor: My friend Kasey Bell writes the Shake Up Learning Blog.

3 Apps That Energize Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Educational applications. let students pose questions about material that classmates can answer–a backchannel approach to learning. Educational applications. I polled my teacher friends and trolled Twitter to find out the most popular ways educators use IFTTT.

Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education

Neo LMS

Being an educator in a country that is affected by typhoons almost twenty times a year is no laughing matter. And class suspension is a day without learning. We are seeing how the education process is disrupted and brought to a standstill in many countries right now. E-learning

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Remaking Learning: Today’s Crisis and Tomorrow’s Promise

Digital Promise

But these unprecedented circumstances have also shown the power of local education networks to respond with new ideas, partnerships, and resources. In this first of a two-part series, we highlight the efforts of the Remake Learning Network and its partners in Pittsburgh.

How to Learn in an Online Classroom – Student Tutorial

The CoolCatTeacher

For synchronous classrooms From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In addition to a learning management system (LMS), students need to know how to learn in an online synchronous classroom.

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Helping Kids Be Healthy and Whole While Learning from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl – Bio as Submitted Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl is an expert advisor for the WE organization’s WE Schools program, which is accessed by over 18,000 schools across North America – with a special emphasis on social and emotional learning and mental wellbeing.

All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day

The CoolCatTeacher

In this episode, 10 Minute Teacher host, Vicki Davis, talks to production editor Vicki Morgan about the story at her school as the students began distance learning due to #covid19 stay at home requirements. I share 10 important concepts we need to level up as we transition to online learning.

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The online edtech that helps educators make distance learning less distant

The Christensen Institute

As K–12 educators try to adjust to a new reality, many stories in the media note a tension between maintaining academic expectations while also supporting students’ basic needs. Students can and should continue their learning during stay-at-home mandates. Distance learning check-ins.

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6 Tips to Close Out the School Year in Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: My friend Kasey Bell writes the Shake Up Learning Blog. That’s a great deal, especially now, if you’re in the middle of distance learning or upping your Google Classroom ability. Kasey rocks — and she’ll help you become a better distance learning teacher now.

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Distance Learning Resources

A Principal's Reflections

Schools across the world have begun to shut down for extended periods of time and distance learning plans are either being developed or put into effect. Below are some posts that I have written over the years that might be able to aid educators as they look to facilitate virtual learning.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

The Christensen Institute

As educators start considering their options for the fall, the future is full of uncertainty. If schools remain closed, they’ll need to prepare for more remote learning. Combining independent online learning with face-to-face instruction.