STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Tyler – a 7th Grade App Builder Spurred on By Genius Hour

The CoolCatTeacher

Tyler Haggerty on episode 537 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, you’ll listen to a young man who became an entrepreneur as a result of his school’s genius hour.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Catherine Davis-Hayes on episode 153 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So even though I just talked about doing little projects that are accessible, we’ve also done some pretty crazy big things, too.

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Product Review: Features, Lesson Plan Ideas, and Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Adobe Premiere Rush is a simple to use video creation tool that includes powerful camera features, video editing, and publishing features.

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5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Willcott on episode 285 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Julie: Well, our first idea is called the Lexicon of Sustainability , and this is actually a PBS web series that you can access through the internet.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Ways to Teach Students to Think From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Next week, my tenth graders will have to invent a new way to access the Internet. The student is programming a video game in a maker space using Bloxels.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 127 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle is @ mrpiercEy … donniepiercey.com ). What it allows the users to do is – first, to access any 360 image that’s on Google Maps, and view it.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich on episode 192 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. And then all the content and the videos and the images and links, they’re all in one spot for the kids to access. Twitter: @froehlichm.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Doug Green on episode 284 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I am active on Twitter, and when I find an interesting link or tweet, I post it in my Dr. Doug Mines the Net section. Twitter: @DrDougGreen.

Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandi Figlioli on episode 163 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I think the course has to be tailored to your school’s needs and to what your school has access to as far as technology goes.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 129 with Angela Stockman on the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Check out the show notes for the book giveaway, Make Writing: Five Teaching Strategies That Turn Writer’s Workshop Into a Maker Space.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. We will be discussing this topic in the Twitter chat (#plearnchat) on Monday, June 19 at 4 pm PT, 5 pm CT.

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Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Mullaney on episode 257 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It comes with a free app that students can access. They could access it on a their phones. Connect with him on Twitter, @TomEMullaney.

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This Amazing South Bronx School Grows 50,000 Pounds of Vegetables a Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 131 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. All Grades Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation Maker Movement Math Teachers Monday Motivation Science Teachers STEM Teachers

20 STEM Activities For Kids This Summer

TeachThought - Learn better.

Both must be able to access the same wireless Internet network. This monthly subscription-based service designed for kids ages 9-14 creates ‘low threshold, high ceiling projects accessible and fun for all types of learners.’ Maker Movement stem

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Teacher Creativity Skill: Solve a Problem

The Playground Advocate

I know that we often take our ability to find an answer at a moment''s notice for granted, but it truly is an amazing gift to be able to access so much information with such ease. My favorite method for this is to ask a question on Twitter or in one of the Google+ communities that I belong to.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Makers

Digital Promise

You can follow her on Twitter at @kcator. They’re part of the Maker Movement, a revolution that’s unleashing digital design tools (like 3D modeling software) and production devices (like 3D printers), and letting citizens design and make almost anything they can dream. Still, we think more schools have a role to play in fostering the next generation of American makers. Inventors, innovators, and makers have gotten America to where we are.

Part 2: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Technology

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before investigating these resources, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking!

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The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

As concerns about “fake news” make clear, Silicon Valley’s influence also extends to how we access information and build knowledge; it extends to the stories we hear and share. The Maker Movement. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.

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Bringing “Maker Ideas” into Learning

RafranzDavis.com

My mother was and is a “maker” and more than likely, so are you. Being a “Maker” Isn’t New or Necessarily Tech. The Makers of CTE (Career and Technical Programs). Earlier this year, I challenged our ambassador teachers to explore maker spaces.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

GoConqr

Some hot topics will be virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing, coding and the maker movement. Teachers want to identify what tools will make content more accessible for students with different learning needs and how students can create products with tech tools that will help them build transferable digital skills. We will see more and more educational MOOC platforms to replace classroom training, as they afford users universal access to knowledge.

“My students have always seen the problems in the world, but now we are concentrating on looking beyond the problem to the solution.” – Valerie Anglemyer, USA 

Daily Edventures

With access to computers, students now have the answers to the typical who , what , when, where , and why questions with a simple search. If students have access to the basic answers, why should we continue to ask those questions? Valerie Anglemyer.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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