3 Ways Classroom Design Impacts Student Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
Research on classroom design with Peter Barrett From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Peter Barrett gives us an overview of his classroom design research in today’s show. Get Classroom Design Info at Carson Dellosa.
Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.
MAY 8, 2017
In spite of the fact that online education has been massively developing over the last decade, we cannot deny the fact that the majority of teaching still takes place in a traditional classroom. As you see, the blending learning has a bunch of benefits, but only when it is applied wisely.
Transforming Classrooms with Deeper Learning
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Richards, in her fourth year in the classroom, teaches seventh grade history. Deeper Learning requires a new way of teaching, changing her classroom from orderly rows of desks to a dynamic world of project-based group work and student-driven exploration.
10 Characteristics Of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Along with my good friend and literacy expert Shaelynn Farnsworth , we examine what authentic learning means and what these classrooms truly look like. 2 pencil to the streaming of video in to support learning and teaching, technology is typically the driver to change.
Supporting Deeper Learning in the Classroom
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
This means more than learning to read and write – it means being able to master academic content and apply that knowledge across contexts in a meaningful way. For example, imagine a sixth grade classroom where students are deeply engaged in building controllers for robots that swim.
Technology in Education: How Chromebooks and Google Classroom Change the Learning Process
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
By Meghan Bogardus Cortez It’s a new year and time for new tech to take learning to the next level. Classroom Digital Content Hardware Notebooks Personalized Learning
Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom
OCTOBER 5, 2015
If newer technologies can foster creativity in students then educators must seriously think about how they can incorporate them into their classroom teaching strategies. Creativity and the classroom. The Power of Creativity in the Classroom.
3 Essentials for Success in a Blended [Literacy] Classroom
MAY 10, 2017
The use of digital learning spaces has exploded in use in classrooms nearly everywhere. Through Learning Management Systems (LMS) many educators are moving to put content online and extend learning beyond the four walls and beyond the school day. Want to learn more?
The 10 Musts of Classroom Management
Brilliant or Insane
APRIL 10, 2016
One of the most important roles of a classroom teacher is that of classroom manager. Learning cannot take place in a poorly managed classroom. Conversely, the best classrooms provide environments where teaching and learning can flourish. Brilliant or Insane.
250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 27, 2017
The post 250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Best Google Classroom Resources for Teachers. So whether you are new to Google Classroom, or ready to take your skills to the next level, there is something in here for you.
Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 24, 2017
The post Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom. I am often asked about differentiation strategies that will work in the Google Classroom application. Shake Up Learning 2017.
6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design!
AUGUST 19, 2014
6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design Back to school is always an exciting time filled with rich opportunities to learn and share with colleagues, grade level teams, and friends in your professional learning network.
20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]
Shake Up Learning
MAY 2, 2017
The post 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Expand Your Use of Google Classroom. Google has opened up Google Classroom to users outside of G Suite for Education. 20 NEW Ways to Use Google Classroom.
10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier
JANUARY 27, 2016
Every Classroom Matters episode 208 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google Classroom makes sharing Google Docs, Presentations, and Spreadsheets easier. From math class to history, you’ll learn something new. Google Classroom.
#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
As a gamification guru and moonshot thinker, Michael transforms the traditional classroom into a high-energy environment where active student engagement is paramount. Helping educators learn about the power of a gamified immersive learning environment is Michael’s passion.
6 easy ways to start flipping your classroom now
Ditch That Textbook
JANUARY 18, 2016
Flipped classroom is definitely a buzzword in education. And rightfully so — the model leverages technology to create an environment that can make a huge difference in many classrooms. Some people see the flipped classroom as something complex or hard to reach.
Summer Learning Series-Collaborative Classroom With Edmodo
JULY 8, 2013
This is the first in my Summer Learning Series. These are short, learning posts to give you a jump start on some simple tools and ideas you can use in your classroom next year. Edmodo Summer Learning Series
Designing your Classroom Space!
AUGUST 20, 2013
Brain-Friendly, Aesthetically Pleasing Learning Environments Bring in non-traditional seating to create cozy, collaborative spaces! Here is the piece they composed about my classroom space: To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks!
A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom
JANUARY 27, 2017
How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting. Welcome to episode 298 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast.
Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology
MAY 8, 2017
For decades, schools have been scaling up the technology incorporated into the classroom, from small computer labs designed to teach basic computer skills to student-assigned tablets for more complex, daily assignments (and occasional play). Arguments against Classroom Technology in School.
8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Play Good Games, Get Great Results Game based learning in the classroom should not be worksheets with points. Here are eight ways to level up game based learning. ’ What works in game-based learning? 8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom.
10 Ways to Build Team Classroom
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Empower Awesome Learning Every Day We are team classroom. Learning can be a solo venture. When you build team classroom, you unleash a giant. Your class can learn more, grasp more, and move faster. 10 Ways to Build Team Classroom. Classroom example.
How to Use Google Keep in the Classroom
MAY 9, 2017
Learn all about this tool that has educators talking (especially those with Chromebooks.). In today’s show, Crystal Koenig shares how she uses Google Keep in the classroom: Letting students personalize the classroom by requesting topics to be taught.
6 Keys to the Flipped Classroom
Brilliant or Insane
AUGUST 9, 2015
Have you considered creating a flipped classroom? The flipped classroom is about implementing 21st-century digital learning strategies and engaging learners outside of the classroom. The post 6 Keys to the Flipped Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane.
Embracing Nonlinear Learning in a Flipped Classroom Setting
JUNE 28, 2016
Cast Aside That Stepwise Progression and Open Students’ Minds to the Freedom to Learn in Their own Way David Walsh is presenting at FlipCon16 in Allen, Texas this July.
10 keys to success in blended learning
Ditch That Textbook
DECEMBER 28, 2015
In our eighth-grade math prototype and our elementary math programs, I’ve watched teachers as they adapt to blended learning. Ed Tech blended learning edtech educational technology flipped classroom formative assessment
Documenting and Reflecting on Learning
User Generated Education
MAY 21, 2017
The most powerful learning often happens when students self-monitor, or reflect. Students may not always be aware of what they are learning and experiencing. Documenting Learning. taking ownership of one’s learning. being open for feedback ( Documenting FOR Learning ).
Summer Learning Series-Starting A Classroom or School Twitter Account
JULY 29, 2013
This is the seventh post in my Summer Learning Series. These are short posts with tools, tips and resources for you to try something new this summer or something you can take to the classroom in the Fall. Summer Learning Series Twitter
Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom
OCTOBER 14, 2016
The need for digital learning content in classrooms is nothing new, but teachers, parents, and students are becoming more vocal in their desire to provide or have access to such materials outside of the school day or school year. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News Web 2.0
A Helpful Resource to Support Close Reading in the Classroom via Snap!Learning
MARCH 10, 2015
Over the past few years, I''ve been collecting resources to support the implementation of close reading in our classroom. Learning. Learning for guided reading, but now I could utilize their resources for close reading strategies as well. Learning ? Learning blog.
My ideal 21st century classroom. What’s yours?
Ditch That Textbook
NOVEMBER 24, 2016
But we’re here, and teaching and learning look very different. Ed Tech 21st century classroom 4 c's creative teaching global collaboration service learning student-centered instructionI know. We’re already many years into the 21st Century. And I know there’s a chance that the term “21st Century” might rub you the wrong way. At least they have the potential to. When I started teaching in 2004, there was one computer in [.].
Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace
MARCH 19, 2017
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.
[ALL Educators] Sign Up for the Classroom Cribs Challenge Now! #classroomcribs
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The 2015 Classroom Cribs Challenge is now open! We thought, what if that same concept of Cribs…met the classroom! Rethink your learning space with the student in mind. What changes will enhance the learning experience? Remember MTV Cribs?
Check out the NEW site: ClassroomCribs AND see How-To Set Up Brain-Friendly, Beautiful Learning Spaces!
JULY 25, 2014
Free Classroom Design Webinar: I would love for you to join me on Tuesday, July 29th at 3pm ET for a free webinar all on setting up your classroom learning space. Both individuals have lot of experience in establishing smart design for learning spaces.
Epic Effective Classroom Decoration and Design Resources
JANUARY 12, 2016
30+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Busy teachers can use good classroom decoration and design principles to boost learning. Classroom Design Resources.
RedCritter Classroom Management tool
Educational Technology Guy
JANUARY 13, 2015
RedCritter is a new teacher tool that helps with classroom management. classroom management It provides resources for teachers so that they can: connect with parents to help address student issues and motivate the students.
14 classroom management strategies to increase student learning
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
When the right classroom management tools are in place, students are able to learn more as their engagement increases. Topics included: Class behavior sites for every age group, from ClassDojo to ClassCraft to Google Classroom tools that measure classroom sound levels.