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iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen on episode 512 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Karen Lirenman ( @ KLirenman ) and Kristen Wideen ( @ mrswideen ) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom.

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Previously on the 10-Minute Teacher, guests have mentioned Book Creator as one of their top apps for the iPad. Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom.

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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. 3DBear’s classroom set includes digital items like bookcases, desks, tables, and more, which students can use to propose how they want the room to look. All opinions are my own.

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Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

Join us on Wednesday, December 19th at 9 pm ET for a lively conversation about the classroom pedagogies of teaching with Augmented Reality. Register Now AR Topics Some of the topics we will be discussing include: How teachers are teaching with augmented reality in the classroom Device configurations (does every student have to have one?)

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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. I previously taught in the regular elementary classroom for 13 years.

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7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Dr. Marina Umashchi Bers from Tufts University discusses her research findings about what works (and doesn’t) with young children in the classroom. Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom. We’re going to talk about coding in the early childhood classroom. #1 Students can program. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e202.

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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. Video is the modern essay. Here’s how. AUTO OR “PRO” AUTO.

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