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

The CoolCatTeacher

But what I haven’t seen is kids Googling anything to help them with this project. There’s a reason why this Invention project is a Google-free zone. Donnie Piercey’s students use a backpack they created to update the Google Street view of their city and school.

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. Now, do you use robots? What about robotics? In my class, we use the Sphero robot quite a bit.

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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.

9 Fine Ways to Do Better 20% Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Twenty percent time from Google. Second, I’ll give you an example from my classroom happening right now. Based on the Google 20% time, students take 20% of their time in a class to pursue a personal interest project. Maker Movement.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then? 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom . The ubiquity of Google search and its impact on curriculum knowledge demands. Maker Movement.

Top 4 microtrends in e-learning

Neo LMS

As career opportunities in traditional professions and large public and private organizations, decline — think automation, AI and robots — young people need to assimilate skills that enable them to make the most of the opportunities and challenges in their own economic environments.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking! NASA Robotic Lesson Plans – Some wonderful lesson ideas that cover all grade levels to engage students.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fifth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace. You are bound to get some awesome Maker’s ideas.

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FETC Future of Educational Technology… Orlando Florida… Please Join Me!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

W021 | Making Makers Mainstream … Connecting Curriculum Standards and the 4C’s. The makers movement across education has made a significant impact, allowing students to do and create. W071 | Project Based Learning for Your District/Classroom Quickstart.

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Seven Things That Happen When Kids Embrace a Maker Mindset

The Principal of Change

He has spent the last two months interviewing experts throughout the maker movement with the goal of creating a self-paced course for anyone who wants to design a makerspace. Supportive community of fellow teacher-makers? She had a maker mindset. He had a maker mindset.

#FETC 2015 Recap

The Electric Educator

The maker movement is growing I can''t tell you how many sessions there were on 3D Printing, makerspaces, tinkering, hacking, etc. The vendor hall was filled with products and companies supporting and connected with the maker movement.

5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids Learning over Summer Break

Graphite Blog

Whether your students are interested in foreign language, robotics, parkour, or something you’ve never even heard of, facilitating Genius Hour is a highly rewarding experience that is sure to stoke your students’ passion for learning. Your students will love Coaster Crafter and Contraption Maker , which allow them to build, test, and crash their own machines to beat challenges. Join the maker movement. The Lesson Flow Making Makers is a great place to start. .

4 exciting trends that will define the 2018 education industry

eSchool News

On top of that, there is promise for continued education outside of the classroom; just look at Google’s recent $1B pledge over the next five years to help train Americans for jobs in technology. Considering how robots could replace 38 percent of jobs in the U.S.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning Revolution Events Gaming in Ed , September 15th - 18th, 2014 Connected Librarian Day , October 7th, 2014 Library 2.014 , October 8th + 9th, 2014 Global Education Conference , November 17th - 21st, 2014 Newsletter Sponsor Click for more information Partner Spotlight GenerationOn is the global youth service movement igniting the power of all kids to make their mark on the world. Do you have a story to tell about maker spaces?

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.;

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