Engagement & Edtech in Social Studies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dustin Harnish inspires social studies teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. Let’s engage kids and use edtech in social studies.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Brookings , roughly nine percent of educators consider themselves social studies teachers. More on social studies topics.

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Classroom-Ready Word Study Tools

MiddleWeb

Pam Koutrakos offers a goldmine of fresh ideas we can dig into as we launch our word study routines – building our repertoire so we can stay engaged with word learning all year long. Book Reviews Word Study Corwin Literacy grades K-6 Pam Hamilton Pamela Koutrakos word study

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Study Tips: Teaching Kids to Be Excellent Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters Episode #177: Judy Fishel. ” “Study hard.” WHAT study tips actually work? What does it mean to “study?” ” How do you study? In this episode, she shares important study tips for students.

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Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered Wi-Fi access on school buses for Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. This Google initiative is designed to transform the school bus into an extension of the classroom by providing students with devices to take home as part of a 1:1 program and filtered Wi-Fi on the school bus powered by the Kajeet SmartBus ™.

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Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

In partnership with the Center for Global Education at Asia Society , the League of Innovative Schools has launched innovation study tours –– a learning opportunity focused on deeper learning and equity.

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3 Ways to use Kami in a Social Studies Classroom

EdTechTeacher

In social studies classrooms around the world, teachers use documents and images as a daily part of their curriculum. In order to accomplish this task, I made it a goal to use as many different sources and documents in my classroom as possible.

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Summer 2020 Book Study Title Announced @stenhousepub #EngagingLitMinds

Reading By Example

This summer our book study selection is Engaging Literacy Minds: Developing Children’s Social, Emotional, and Intellectual Lives, K–3 by Peter Johnston, Kathy Champeau, Andrea Hartwig, Sarah Helmer, Merry Komar, Tara Krueger, and Laurie McCarthy. How does the study work?

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What Two National Studies Say About Successful Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Empirical studies suggest that instructional coaching can provide a critical form of teacher professional development (PD). The national coaching survey shows that coaches throughout the country serve in multiple roles both within and outside the classroom.

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Studying for Finals: 5 Collaborative Online Methods to Try in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re looking for new approaches to studying for finals that will excite your students, check out my article over on Hey Teach! Here’s a sneak peak: Studying for Finals: 5 Collaborative Online Methods to Try in Your Classroom . Study Tools.

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#InnovateInsideTheBox Instagram Book Study! (Starting January 22)

The Principal of Change

I am excited to announce that Katie Novak and I will be starting an Instagram book study on January 22, 2020, on my co-authored book, “ Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset.”

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Study: Deportations widen Latino-white achievement gaps at school

The Hechinger Report

Now I’ve come across a new study about how increased immigration enforcement has harmed Latino math performance in many U.S. Related: The learning effect of air quality in classrooms. See Figure 1 from the study, reproduced below.) “We

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If I was teaching Social Studies today…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some folks know that I started my education career as a middle school Social Studies teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. If I was still doing that now, I would be incredibly excited because so many wonderful resources would be available to my classroom.

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying

Kleinspiration

5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. My goal is to make each week''s post meaningful and relatable to what is going on in my own classroom. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you.

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Study Reveals Teachers Struggle to Address SEL in Classroom

CUE

But as a recent article in EdWeek points out, many teachers feel ill-equipped to address these needs in their classrooms. The post Study Reveals Teachers Struggle to Address SEL in Classroom appeared first on OnCUE.

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Free Access to Social Studies and Science Curriculum

eSchool News

Educational publisher TCI is offering free digital access to its platform for learning social studies and science to qualified schools and teachers until the end of the school year.

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Study Tips Backed By Science

Edudemic

Rather than consuming that tenth cup of coffee or asking your exhausted classmate how they manage to study for their tests, turn to science instead. The post Study Tips Backed By Science appeared first on Edudemic.

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How Technology Changed My Social Studies Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

How Technology Changed My Social Studies Classroom. You might also approach thematic learning by helping students learn to investigate how each region of the world developed based on a study of their art, literature, and music. by Thomas Stanley.

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Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero , she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Andrew Carroll, former High School teacher, has a great analysis of the problem and discussion of solutions below: How to control smartphone usage in classroom? In a classroom, on average, children check on their phones 11 times a day.

Exploring Coaching Trends in Classrooms

Digital Promise

In 2017, we partnered with Google and EdTechTeam to launch the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a classroom-based coaching program with the goal of increasing educational equity and the impactful use of technology. What are our recommendations for classroom-based technology coaching?

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Labeling kids with mild disabilities can backfire, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Those parents should consider the results of a new study finding that children who are mildly symptomatic for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often end up worse off in school if diagnosed with the condition.

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Are you studying Mars? 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.

Ten Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I took some time to look over my past posts and decided I needed to provide Social Studies Teachers with some great resources for their classroom. Ten Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom ( [link] ).

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#InnovatorsMindset Instagram Book Study

The Principal of Change

This gave me the idea of doing a book study on my book, “ The Innovator’s Mindset ,” starting July 2 and going until July 18. Each day of the book study (or as you see fit), participants will be asked to share a reflection in some form on what they have read.

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A study on teaching critical thinking in science

The Hechinger Report

A study of 2,500 middle school students finds that the acquisition of scientific reasoning skills produces stronger learning gains. The adjacent table from the study provides concrete examples of how students were assessed.

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Study Shows Despite Access, Students Not Using Tech Much in Classroom

Waterford

A good number of teachers are using technology in their classroom to gather and evaluate information about their students, but are these teachers using tech in the classroom to collaborate and communicate effectively?

Bringing Project Based Learning to Life in the Social Studies Classroom

EmergingEdTech

(Image Source) Project Based Learning can Enhance Learning in any Subject – Here we Check out an Approach for Social Studies Most adults today, even many educators, were never exposed to.

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10 Space Websites That Will Launch Your Class Study

Ask a Tech Teacher

They choose what science their satellite will study, select the wavelengths, instruments, and optics that will be required, and then build! Use this game when studying space, problem solving and critical thinking. Space units are always exciting.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. Richard Byrne the author of Free Technology for Teachers has some fantastic professional development courses including a course for history / social studies teachers.

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How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Vicki: This is a remarkable project, a great topic for Wonderful Classroom Wednesday, this Global Challenge Project.

Grit in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Laila Sanguras, author of Grit in the Classroom , defines grit, shares the misinformation about grit, and talks about developing it in our students. Grit in the Classroom. So the two are really important to keep in mind and to focus on in the classroom.

Successful Studying Tips and Resources for Students

Educational Technology Guy

Study skills are often lacking in many students. They struggle to learn material and retain it, no matter what is done in the classroom. Here are some resources and tips to help them learn better study skills to help them learn and succeed. how to study study skills

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Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

Newly published, peer-reviewed research out of Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine suggests that one-to-one laptop programs improve student academic achievement in K-12 classrooms. The primary author of the study ( Binbin Zheng, Ph.D.

Swarming the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

American poet and etymologist John Ciardi once remarked, “The classroom should be an entrance into the world.” Contemporary classrooms (from elementary school to graduate school) are structured similar to a manufacturing line and typically produce students who are full of information.