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Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Amy believes this pedagogical shift is a game changer in the music classroom Learn more. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.

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How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Cohen "The Tech Rabbi" and author of Education by Design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design.

5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

If you want to understand the pedagogy and purpose of augmented reality in the classroom, this is the conversation for you. Episode Sponsor: Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers don’t have to be experts or “geeks” to use coding to improve literacy, use higher order thinking skills, and excite students in their classrooms. Elementary and primary students can learn to code. How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, using 3DBear , I’m able to offer students a classroom where they can create and share. However, the true power is the teacher classroom portal. Students can create and invent using Augmented Reality and share in your 3D Bear Classroom.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

It has replaced my use of iMovie in the classroom with my students because it is more robust. I’ll also dive into some of the features that have me most excited as a classroom teacher. For these reasons, gridlines are a must-use in my classroom.

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Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

Kindergarteners and first graders explore their “wonderings” in Lindsey Danhoff’s classroom. Each nominee and nominator will be entered to win a classroom technology package. Another person in our classroom really wanted to learn how to speak Spanish.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah: Well, some of the best tools that I’ve used in the classroom are those that simply enhance the student’s voice. It might be typing up your notes in a Google Doc. Grant writing and awards have brought many resources to her science classroom.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

We’re going to talk about Virtual Valentines and lots of other ways that you can connect and collaborate with other classrooms. Micah: Virtual Valentines are an amazing way for you to get yourself and your students plugged in with other classrooms around the world.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Secondly, four examples of virtual reality programming in the classroom. Third, why creativity is important and a little bit of an upsetting story from one of her middle school teachers about what testing was actually doing to harm students in his classroom.

Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Book Creator has long been a favorite app on the iPad, and now it’s available for Google Chrome. Each classroom gets 40 free books. Here’s a class library for an elementary classroom. Book Creator is an awesome tool for classrooms of all ages.

5 Ideas to Change Teaching with Digital Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately. Multiage collaboration is just so incredible, and the hallmark of what I do in my own classroom. How many poster boards must die from these elementary years?

Holistic Learning: Where Students Work Problems That Matter

The CoolCatTeacher

” I consider creating apps an essential development experience in my classroom. These opportunities change lives and should be in more schools and classrooms. A Global Search for Education Post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Awesome VR in 360

The CoolCatTeacher

The contest promotes immersive technology and illustrates how impactful mixed reality can be in a classroom setting. When we returned to the classroom, we would compare our observations and discuss. 360 video has me most excited for what is becoming possible in my own classroom.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich talks about a tool she uses in her classroom, Flipsnack. And the one thing that Flipsnack cannot do it … it cannot be worked on simultaneously like Google docs where two students can work on it at once.

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

User Generated Education

In deciding what resources you need based on the learners you have, you may first need to determine how your learners learn best, what projects you plan to do, how you can set up a makerspace in your classroom, and much more. Video Game Design with Elementary Learners.

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8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Richard Byrne on episode 532 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Innovate and try some new apps.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. So, Stephen, describe for us what you’ve done in your classroom.

5 Tips for Planning a Kidcamp, the Student-Driven #Edcamp

Edsurge

As a longtime enthusiast, what I love most about the movement is that at its heart it’s all about educators teaching and empowering other educators. Parker Elementary School. You can have the kids fill out a simple Google Form or exit ticket asking them what they enjoyed the most and what they would do differently next time. Education Technology Maker Movement Community

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it. See their article, Create Magic in Your Classroom. Using Metaverse for Pop Quizzes in the Classroom – Gamer’s Retreat (11:55).

Striving to be a Strong Digital Leader

Fractus Learning

As a principal of an elementary school, it could be a lonely job. Our leadership is dependent on our ability to use the digital tools available to us in order to communicate and model what we want to see in our classrooms. Google Apps for Education. Maker Movement.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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.; Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.

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