Swarming the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

American poet and etymologist John Ciardi once remarked, “The classroom should be an entrance into the world.” Contemporary classrooms (from elementary school to graduate school) are structured similar to a manufacturing line and typically produce students who are full of information.

On paying for digital classroom tools

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For years in the classroom, I scoured the Internet for the best free digital tools and web apps. Ed Tech educational technology free digital classroom tools paying for classroom techI’m a huge fan of free.

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Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero , she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom.

Consider a classroom ‘flip’

EdTech4Beginners

Teachers are very good at multi-tasking — responding to different needs of different educational levels and demands of a range of children in their classroom. One of the best ways to maximize the use of tablets is by flipping the classroom.

What is a digital classroom?

EdTech4Beginners

A digital classroom is one which mostly or indeed wholly relies on electronic devices and software. How digital is my classroom? We use Google Classroom as our core online communication tool. How digital is your classroom?

Grit in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Laila Sanguras, author of Grit in the Classroom , defines grit, shares the misinformation about grit, and talks about developing it in our students. Grit in the Classroom. So the two are really important to keep in mind and to focus on in the classroom.

Cultivating creativity in the classroom: Ideas for teachers by teachers

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DitchBook Twitter chat classroom creativity ideas creative classroom activities creative classroom assignmentsAs we move further and further into the digital age, creativity continues to surge to the top of skills students will need in the future.

The Google Infused Classroom (GTT041)

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How can we hear from every student in the classroom? These questions are at the core of the book, The Google-Infused Classroom, by Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith. How can we make learning stickier by helping students express it visually?

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Flipped Classrooms

EdSense

True to its name, flipped learning flips the praxis of traditional learning, where the first source of information comes from the classroom, and further pondering or analysis if needed, is left to be done after school, often as homework. What Are Flipped Classrooms?

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. They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately.

Classroom tech: Geekery not required

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Teaching classroom technology overwhelm edtech overload pedagogy before technology too much classroom technologyThere’s that teacher. Maybe she works in your building. Maybe she’s at another school in your district. And she plans and executes these amazingly complex techy lessons. So much so that you can’t fully wrap your brain around what she’s doing. She uses a buffet of websites, apps and digital tools. There are layers upon […].

Make easy-to-understand visualizations for your classroom in seconds

EdTech4Beginners

So, if you are looking to create an impact and even explain intricate matters in your classroom, visuals are the most effective tool to do so. education charts edtech graphing websites graphs teaching tech technology technology in the classroom visualisations

Create a digital classroom with Google Classroom and BookWidgets

EdTech4Beginners

The reasons why teachers use technology in their classroom are simple. However, it’s not easy to set up a digital classroom by yourself. In this post, I’ll show you how you can create a digital classroom, using Google Classroom and BookWidgets.

Codemoji – Changing the Classroom Coding Landscape

EdTech4Beginners

If you would like more information, please contact livio@codemoji.com Tagged: classroom coding , Codemoji , coding , computing , edtech , education , programming , teaching. education classroom coding Codemoji coding computing edtech programming teaching

CK-12 and Google Classroom - great resources that are better together

Educational Technology Guy

Assign CK-12 Content Direct to Google Classroom Did you know you can assign content from CK-12 directly to Google Classroom ? ck-12 free resources google classroom Google for Educators

Buncee Classroom

Technology Tidbits

Educators have been using Buncee in a wide variety of ways through their educational portal "Buncee Classroom" to create virtual classrooms for students to complete assignments, take quizzes, etc. assessments digital storytelling flipped classroom presentations project based learning

Active Learning in the Science Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Thirty-three-year Presidential Award Winning science teacher Glen Westbroek believes in creating active learning experiences in his science classroom. Active Learning in the Science Classroom. Now, Glen, you are passionate about motivating active learning in the science classroom.

Amazon Alexa in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Bill Selak @ billselak shares how he’s using Amazon’s Alexa via the Echo and Dot in the classroom. The Amazon Echo in the classroom. How Bill Selak is Using the Amazon Echo in the Classroom. But Bill Selak @ billselak is using it in his classroom.

IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Deb Ramm helps us learn the techniques to help powerful improvement happen in classrooms. IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom. Now, Deb, you work with implementing lighthouse classrooms, but you’ve also recently moved into instructional technology.

Classroom Earth: Teach Conservation By Going Outside

The CoolCatTeacher

If I had one wish for the classrooms of the world, it is that we would all leave the four walls and enter Classroom Earth. In Classroom Earth we will study nature in nature. While many of them go outdoors, the Flint River Project was a true outdoor classroom experience.

Google Classroom Time-Savers (GTT042)

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Google Classroom has helped tons of teachers around the world manage their classrooms and their assignments digitally — and it’s made our lives much easier in many ways. There are ways, though, that we can make our Google Classroom lives even easier than that!

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

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If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].

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Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Josh Eby shares how he uses inquiry-based learning in his history classroom. He also discusses how he’s become a better teacher after returning to the classroom after 12 years in administration and why it was one of the best decisions he’s ever made.

How To Gamify Your Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Have you gamified your classroom? Gamification is the process of making learning into a game. It is made up of a number elements: Giving online badges to students. Setting goals and competitions. Giving instant feedback. Creating levels of learning which pupils must try and climb.

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How to Make Flipped Classroom Better

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping your classroom (or in-flipping it as I do) can make a lot of sense if your conditions are right. Flipped classroom co-founder Jon Bergmann talks candidly about the flipped classroom model. I love using videos to teach the point and click software lessons in my classroom.

Designing your Classroom Space!

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Here is the piece they composed about my classroom space: To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! When elementary school teacher Erin Klein sat in one of her students’ desks last year, she noticed a few things about her classroom space.

14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology flipped classroom screencasts video creation video projects webcamNot too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. Playback required a TV, a VCR and a hope that everything worked nicely together.

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Google Classroom Video Guide by Alice Keeler

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How to Use Google Classroom by Alice Keeler If you are new to Google Classroom or are looking for some things you didn’t know about Google Classroom I got you covered. ViewSonic helped me produce a collection of very short videos to walk you through using Google Classroom.

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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. But these are also strategies that help with classroom management.

Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace

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The idea of students looking away from ridged content focus all throughout the school day and giving them back some time to explore and make is gaining a foothold in many classrooms. Nick's approach to helping create Makerspaces in any classroom is truly innovative.

Using the Real World Classrooms Model When Teaching Finance

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The Real-World Classroom model of teaching finance is part simulation part game. Invented by Brian Bean, this model of teaching is transforming Texas classrooms and beyond. Real World Classrooms When Teaching Finance. Vicki: Ok, so what is the real-world classroom teaching model?

Is creative work REALLY worth the time in the classroom?

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Teaching brain research classroom creativity cognitive science creative activities creative teachingIt’s a fair question. I’ve heard similar questions to this at teaching conferences, in discussions and versions of it on social media. I’ve even thought it myself.

Google Classroom: Header Template

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Create a Header for your Google Classroom You can add your own custom header to Google Classroom. I make a lot of Google Classrooms and I was feeling like adding my Bitmoji to mix it up. The post Google Classroom: Header Template appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Draw Google classroom drawing googleTo do that I had to make my own image. Template alicekeeler.com/gcheader Change the Background Color The default in […].

Wade King: Find Your Classroom Creativity Wildcard

The CoolCatTeacher

So, Wade, you have come on the show, and we are going to help motivate teachers to get excited about creativity in our classrooms. It is one of those where we are just pumped to share how we use creativity in the classroom for engagement. How do you incorporate that into the classroom?

Flipgrid for every classroom

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What it is: Flipgrid is a video discussion platform for your classroom that lets you engage and capture learning in new and awesome ways. Flipgrid works in any classroom, with any age student, and within any subject. How do you use Flipgrid in your classroom?

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Using machine learning, truly “smart” education solutions that can perform intelligent, self-informed actions are poised to change how we facilitate learning inside and outside of K-12 and higher education classrooms.

Google Classroom: Review Images Magically

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When students submit an image to Google Classroom it is automatically saved into an assignment folder in Google Drive. The post Google Classroom: Review Images Magically appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Chrome Classroom Google Slides classroom extension google