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Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Eduprotocols for kindergarten and early elementary with the book’s co-author Jon Corippo. Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom. iPads to Differentiate Instruction in K-2 Classrooms. 5 Idea Friday Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Classroom Management Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning Gsuite and Google Apps Innovation iPads Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Mac STEM Students Teachers Web Tools Windows-PC

California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School


- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and Comprehensive Professional Development System to Create Authentic STEM Teaching and Learning Environments for Elementary Students- Silver Spring, Md. Beaumont USD’s Palm Elementary School is the focal point of this new collaboration, which seeks to create the area’s premier STEM school through a unique combination of Discovery Education’s award-winning digital resources and robust STEM-focused professional development services.


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Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

Isabella Liu is a science teacher in Hong Kong who is using technology with her grade 6-12 classrooms. I’ll be co-hosting a panel conversation on how I help kids learn how to personalize their own learning, how we can differentiate instruction, and we’ll have an “old fashioned” tool share at 2 pm in the room. Cospaces ( 5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom ). Creating Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw.

Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Launches New STEM Initiative in Partnership with Discovery Education


- Unique Combination of Digital Content and Sustained Professional Learning to Support Educators’ Efforts to Build Dynamic STEM Learning Environments - Silver Spring, Md. August 14, 2018) – Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools (EBR) today launched a new STEM initiative in partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. k12 education Teacher Education The Wire STEM


Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”

User Generated Education

I work part-time with elementary learners – with gifted learners during the school year and teaching maker education camps during the summer. So it is no wonder that when learners are given hands-on tasks such as those common to maker education, STEM, and STEAM, they sometimes struggle with their completion. I have a three before me policy in my classrooms, but sometimes when I tell them to ask for help, they look at me like I am speaking another language.

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Partners with Discovery Ed


Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools (EBR) today launched a new STEM initiative in partnership with Discovery Education. Discovery Education will support EBR’s educators with digital content and professional learning that aims to help them develop a culture of STEM teaching and learning at Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School and Park Elementary School. Ed Tech Ticker curriculum STEM

Site Visit & Shift Happens


I had the privilege of visiting two schools that infused technology in the classroom seamlessly. You see, all week long I indulged in PBL lessons such as STEM with GPS and students doing amazing projects, projects that I aspired to do when I was still in the classroom but hadn''t quite gotten there. Instead of being wowed, I got consistent active student engagement with seamless technology integration in every classroom.

One District's Journey From 'State of Emergency' to Student Success


In a conversation with EdSurge, Gilmore—who became Allendale’s superintendent a year ago—discusses how she is turning around her district, and outlines her six-step instructional process that drives teacher and student success. We observed classrooms and interviewed all stakeholders—students, teachers, parents, the community, principals, district office staff. We used the eleot (Effective Learning Environments Observation Tool) to take a snapshot of what was happening in classrooms.

MobyMax launches K-8 cognitive skills science curriculum

eSchool News

Cognitive Skills Science is perfect for both personalized learning and the blended classroom. Cognitive Skills Science is a great addition that will help teachers differentiate instruction, as well as assess students’ understanding of key concepts,” said Elizabeth Was, a teacher at Mark Fine Elementary School in Las Vegas. Through cognitive skill manipulatives, Moby’s Cognitive Skills Science leads the way in providing a world-class STEM education for K-8 students.

How to make math a key part of your ELL curriculum

eSchool News

Historically, English language learner (ELL) instruction has primarily focused on reading and writing. Middle school students are still at the elementary level, and upper elementary students are still figuring out the basics of numeracy. Classroom teachers often do not have the time to spend on individual math tutoring to bring each student up to proficiency. eClassroom News eSchool Media Featured on eSchool News STEM

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset


Given that most older children and teens play digital games outside of school— according to one study , 99% of boys and 94% of girls aged 12 - 17 play at least 7-10 hours per week—it’s no surprise that game-based learning is proving to be an effective classroom tool. Our classrooms can too. Grouping math students to target instruction has become widespread, with students often placed in one of three categories—intervention, advanced, and somewhere in the middle.

TEACHER VOICE: How students in one Massachusetts town learned to love coding

The Hechinger Report

Thousands of students in Plymouth public elementary schools participate in Hour of Code, a lynchpin in our technology curriculum for the past three years. With apps and online lessons, we’re able to differentiate instruction for students by level and interest. Dash and Dot can easily be integrated across the entire elementary curriculum using corresponding Massachusetts State Standards, ISTE Standards for Students and Common Core Standards. Boy using a tablet.

Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series that supports the use of technology in support of differentiated learning in and beyond the PBL classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading. As I explored the idea of technology, PBL, and the differentiated classroom I needed find some common connections and categories.

Part 4: 20 Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Vote and possibly win $4000 of technology from CDW – I recently supplied CDW a list of products that I thought would be great for a Podcasting/Webinar Production/Flip Classroom Studio.

Creating a Culture of STEAM Teaching and Learning the Focus of Florida’s Marion County Public Schools’ New Partnership with Discovery Education


March 5, 2018) – Florida’s Marion County Public Schools (MCPS) today announced a new six-year partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. To help achieve this goal, the district is creating modern learning environments by introducing Discovery Education’s dynamic digital content into classroom instruction at selected MCPS elementary and middle schools.


Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2018

Technology Tidbits

Again, this years list sees a lot of tools for STEM that focuses on programming/coding. Hippo Video - One of my favorite sites around for creating digital videos that can be used to "flip" a classroom or create explainer videos. Socrates - A cutting-edge new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction through game based learning. It's the time of year again for my favorite annual sites and apps.

Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

pli=1 Google For Education Resources [link] Google Classroom - new resource for teachers to manage classes, assignments, student work, and to communicate with students. Teachers can use MoveNote to explain directions to individual students, making it easier to differentiate instruction.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Students can also work on their STEM skills and learn the basics of programming. WhatsDue - A cool new free mobile app (iOS/Android) for keeping students and parents up to date on what is happening in the classroom. A nice way to learn how to code and ideal for STEM.

New K to 5 Science Kits Feature Digital Simulations from Science Education Leader Carolina Biological


The program can help elementary teachers fit science into busy school days. Building Blocks of Science|3D is composed of lessons containing hands-on investigations, simulations and digital activities centered around science and engineering phenomena that will engage students in STEM learning for the whole school year,” said David Heller, Director of Curriculum Products and Development, at Carolina.

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Classroom 2.0 ? Elementary Years ? Homeschool Conference : Monica Cochran: SelfDesign Learning Homeschool Conference : Pat Farenga: The Legacy of John Holt Homeschool Conference : Jerry Mintz: The Importance of Alternative Education Howard Rheingold : Teaching online with multiple media Ilene Winokur : The Journey to Belonging in Our Classrooms Jacqui Van de Velde : Making Online Parent-Teacher Conferences Awesome!

Collaboration Coaching


As we wrap up our second year of Collaboration Coaching , we celebrate the success we''ve had with collaboration, learning with colleagues, and creating 21st century, student-centered classrooms. Collaboration Coach Training 6/12 Our collaboration coaches are full time teachers in the classroom. Their role is to focus on 21st century, student-centered learning in their own classrooms, while promoting and engaging in collaboration with colleagues.