The Maker Movement In Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are his thoughts on ‘the Maker Movement': With so much of the emphasis in today’s education world focusing on the need for education reform, it can be easy to forget just what this means. True, it has long since been time to transform the classroom from a boring place of black and white textbooks to a virtual experience filled with 21 st century tools and projects. High Tech In The Classroom.

Leading the Maker Movement

A Principal's Reflections

This phenomenon trickled into schools as the Maker Movement became more popular and natural connections to learning became quite evident. To begin to understand the educational value of making we must look at the roots of this movement. As manufacturing tools continue to become better, cheaper and more accessible, the Maker Movement is gaining momentum at an unprecedented rate. For a maker culture to succeed and thrive in a school, leadership matters.

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Teaching makers: unraveling the maker movement

Neo LMS

I think that hands-on experimentation, design, invention and creating is one of the most stimulating things you can engage students in, and I lap up anything I can on the thriving maker movement. So, it is with mild bemusement – I’m sure – that many teachers observe the breathless passion with which so many millennials talk about the Maker Movement. So let’s unpack three of the pedagogically relevant concepts that drive the Maker Movement.

The Maker Movement in New Jersey

My Paperless Classroom

Learn how you can get your students involved in STEM Education and the Maker Movement in this great podcast featuring a fantastic New Jersey Educator. The post The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms featuring @Mrnavas | @NJEA @MakerDepot appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

The Maker Movement and the Classroom

Edudemic

The Maker Movement is a new trend based on old school traditions in which the philosophy of doing, building, and creating prevails over just simply buying. The post The Maker Movement and the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic. Instead of going to the toy store, people are learning how to design and 3D print their own toys. Instead of shopping for furniture, people are going to local […].

The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms featuring @Mrnavas | @NJEA @MakerDepot

TeacherCast

Learn how you can get your students involved in STEM Education and the Maker Movement in this great podcast featuring a fantastic New Jersey Educator. The post The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms featuring @Mrnavas | @NJEA @MakerDepot appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

How the maker movement inspires every student to love learning

eSchool News

You know the maker movement has hit the big leagues when even the President is talking about it. Earlier this year, for the National Week of Making, President Obama issued a call to action to educators, designers, and makers of all stripes. As the maker movement grows, I continue to call on all Americans to help unlock the potential of our Nation and ensure these opportunities reach all our young people, regardless of who they are or where they come from.”.

STEM and Makerspaces in the Language Arts Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Kate Hodges, English Teacher from Ohio From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Language arts classrooms can use more than books to teach. Sponsor: Adobe I use Adobe Premiere Rush to teach digital filmmaking in my classroom.

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Dremel 3D printer fuels Maker Movement

eSchool News

A common challenge when educators are asked to use a new device is understanding its practical classroom application. Dremel, a manufacturer of tools for life and learning, announced a 3D printer designed to support teachers and demystify 3D printing technology in the classroom. The Dremel 3D Idea Builder marks Dremel’s first foray into the education market, extending the brand’s reach from workshop to classroom.

The Epic E-Book of WebTools

The CoolCatTeacher

Wipebook flipchart is a fantastic addition to your classroom teaching toolkit – especially if you’re teaching from home. She is an international speaker on the libraries and the Maker Movement, and has presented at conferences including ISTE, AASL, ALA, and NYSCATE.

Walter White and the Maker Movement by @SamPatue

My Paperless Classroom

The post Walter White and the Maker Movement by @SamPatue appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. My Paperless Classroom MakerSpace Teaching PedagogyThere are ideas that sit in the back of my brain for what seems like a long time. Slowly they bond with other ideas, growing imperceptibly. Bobbing to the surface, glinting just enough to be noticed. One of these is a moment towards the end of the series Breaking Bad.

The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms

TeacherCast

each and… The post The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms appeared first on TeacherCast. Welcome to the Jersey Educator Podcast, a show created by NJEA members … for NJEA members. Whether you are a teacher, an education support professional, or a New Jersey Student Education Association member, this show will serve as a platform to help YOU bring out the best in 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. They are sponsoring this post, and since some of their most popular courses are on the topic of classroom management, they asked me to create a resource for helping teachers with classroom management.

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Do you need safe, fun ways for students to connect and learn while keeping their distance in the classroom? In today’s show Mitchell Weisburg, cofounder of the nonprofit Games4Ed, shares pedagogical best practices for using augmented reality in the classroom.

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Join a lively conversation with Jaime Donally , the host of #ARVRinEDU chat on Twitter, some leading AR in the Classroom enthusiasts and me as we discuss the changing pedagogies around Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom in a free webinar on Wednesday, December 19th at 9pm ET. If you can imagine this — my students are creating a world that layers on top of our classroom.

Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Minecraft in the classroom. So, Jeff, describe for us… How are you using Minecraft in your classroom, and what kind of things are you teaching? Jeff: Ah, yeah… So I’m using Minecraft Education Edition in my technology classroom with my students.

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. We should design the classroom environment for learning.

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts. Join me, Jaime Donally of #ARVRinEdu chat and some excited AR classroom enthusiasts on Wednesday, December 19 at 9 pm ET for a free webinar about best practices in AR Classroom teaching. I met him this summer when I spoke in Akron and was amazed at what he and his students are doing in his classroom.

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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. Project Pals connects with Google Classroom but also lets me see detail on which students are contributing and participating. I previously taught in the regular elementary classroom for 13 years.

Teaching Python: How Children Can Learn Python Programming

The CoolCatTeacher

She got started with integrating technology in the classroom in 2003 and dabbled with app design in File Maker and HTML. Computer Science Teachers Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Maker Movement STEM TeachersEpisode 720 with Kelly Schuster-Paredes and Sean Tibor From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Increasing Engagement, Creativity, and Innovation with Minds-On/Hands-On Activities

User Generated Education

Plus, it’s fun ( 6 Reasons Why Puppets Will Change Your Classroom Forever )! Education Maker Education design thinking maker movement student choice student voice student-centric learrningCOVID has forced many teacher to do remote learning in a virtual environment.

The ‘Maker’ Movement: Understanding What the Research Says

Marketplace K-12

Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot–or as under-researched–as “Maker” education. The Maker Movement has its roots outside of school, in institutions such as science museums and in the informal activities that everyday people have taken part in for generations. There is growing interest in whether Maker education can help boost student learning outcomes, including test scores. The Maker Movement in Education (Erica R.

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. Students can create and invent using Augmented Reality and share in your 3D Bear Classroom. How classrooms in Finland are using 3D Bear for 3D design in AR.

My Amazing Movie Poster: Free Project Plan to Teach Graphic Design

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve uploaded these resources to the Adobe Education Exchange, a fantastic resource for educators looking to use Adobe products in the classroom. I’ve been teaching with the Adobe Suite for over fifteen years and it has helped inspire creativity in my classroom.

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. Project Pals connects with Google Classroom but also lets me see detail on which students are contributing and participating. She has authored three books on how to integrate technology into the elementary music classroom.

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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4 Ready to Go tips for Project Based Learning and Maker Spaces

The CoolCatTeacher

Nicholas Provenzano gets us started From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do you get started with project-based learning (PBL) and Maker spaces? He is also an author, maker space builder, international keynote speaker, and consultant.

7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email. She is passionate about discovering and bringing innovative tools into the classroom to create a safe learning environment for all students to find their voice and build confidence.

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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. Kristen and Karen share timeless principles of excellent teaching with 1:1 and iPads in the kindergarten classroom.

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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 What’s even more interesting is that the robots all look different, like in a classroom all children look different. 7 How can I bring coding into my classroom without feeling overwhelmed?

How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Wanting the library to be an enhancement and extension of the classroom, Amanda has tried to incorporate and further classroom lessons in the library through virtual reality, circuitry experiments, coding, green screen video production, and more. Amanda Johnson on Episode 493 While we have to finish well, those of us who are returning to another year as an educator have to look forward to plan.

Using Games to Help Reluctant Readers and Writers (and More)

The CoolCatTeacher

Her anecdotes of classroom behavior-changing results are – pardon the pun – game-changing. Blended Learning and E-Learning Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Thought Leader Thursday Web Tools Writing

What Will It Take to Push the K-12 Maker Movement to Be More Inclusive?

Edsurge

But despite the work of on-the-ground educators like Day and Taylor, the maker movement in K-12 schools is far from perfect. What does it really take, for example, to diversify the communities of maker educators and mentors out there? And how does one respond to educators or critics who say that maker education is “just a fad”? EdSurge: Knikole and Cicely, both of you endeavor to bring the maker movement into your practices. Everyone's a maker.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

As 2007 State Teacher of the Year in Rhode Island, Catherine Davis-Hayes is passionate about helping every teacher use the arts in their classroom. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. We all need arts in every classroom, in every subject, in what we do as educators. Through a program called SmART Schools (www.smartschoolsnetwork.org), teachers were able to come in and learn how to they could use the arts inside their classrooms.

Virtual Valentines and 2 Other Cool, Easy Collaborative Ideas for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Now is the time to sign up for Virtual Valentines where you’ll be paired with a classroom in another part of the world. Mrs. Smoke, as she’s known to her students, believes in a project-based, student-centered classroom that helps students build skills in communication, planning, research and project implementation.