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.

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.

On paying for digital classroom tools

Ditch That Textbook

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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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.

NEW! Google Classroom Comment Bank

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Improves Feedback Workflow Yesterday Google Classroom gave a pretty major update to the Google Classroom BETA. Google Classroom Comment Bank appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

New Google Classroom: Adding Students

Teacher Tech

Invite Students to Google Classroom The newly designed Google Classroom now has 3 tabs: Stream, Classwork, and People. Classroom has consolidated things in several places. The post New Google Classroom: Adding Students appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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 […].

The Google Infused Classroom (GTT041)

Ditch That Textbook

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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Cultivating creativity in the classroom: Ideas for teachers by teachers

Ditch That Textbook

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.

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

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

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?

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 Is HERE: The NEW Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Classwork Comes to Google Classroom Rolling out over the next few weeks are new features to Google Classroom with a brand new design. The post It Is HERE: The NEW Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Classroom Google

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.

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

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.

Sharing Humanity in the Classroom

CUE

The post Sharing Humanity in the Classroom appeared first on OnCUE. Inspire Classroom Resources Creativity and ImaginationIf you’re like me, I love engaging students with short videos. I especially love short inspirational videos that get my students to think.

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

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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The Google Classroom Master Class – Join TODAY!

Shake Up Learning

The post The Google Classroom Master Class – Join TODAY! Today, I am #superexcited to announce a brand new online course: The Google Classroom Master Class. Consider this your video guide to Google Classroom! In August 2018, Google Classroom received some major updates.

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

A Case for Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Classrooms

Education Elements

Princesses and heroes that represent all races are important, but what does this discourse look like in the classroom? ClassroomsIf recent Halloweens have taught us anything aside from the absurd amount of money spent on candy for one day, it's that those involved in child rearing must address cultural sensitivity.

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.

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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Google Classroom Time-Savers (GTT042)

Ditch That Textbook

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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FREE: Google Classroom Header Template

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Header for Beta Classes Google Classroom is coming out with a new interface for the Fall (that is all you get on dates.) The post FREE: Google Classroom Header Template appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom G Suite googleIn the new interface, students go to the new Classwork page to find assignments. You need to sign up for Beta access if you want to see the Classwork page […].

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.

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.

Get ready for the NEW Google Classroom

The Electric Educator

The most notable announcements involve Google Classroom. Google is re-thinking how content is organized in Classroom. The updated classroom adds a new "classwork" tab and provides allows teachers to logically group and organize assignments into modules and units.

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Designing your Classroom Space!

Kleinspiration

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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Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace

The Web20Classroom

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.

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.

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

The Electric Educator

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple tool, but with a little creativity and ingenuity it can do some awesome things! What is Google Classroom? google classroom