The Perfect Storm for Maker Education

User Generated Education

Makers tap into an American admiration for self-reliance and combine that with open-source learning, contemporary design and powerful personal technology like 3-D printers. For example, younger makers can turn to DIY , a safe online community for kids to discover and learn new skills. She studied neuroscience to find out how to identify signs of sleepiness, took an online course to learn how to create the computer code that would recognize those signs.

Come for the computers, stay for the books

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Traci Chun, a teacher-librarian at Skyview High School in Vancouver, Washington, and junior Ulises Santillano Tlaseca troubleshoot a 3D printing job in the library’s maker space. When my library is quiet, that’s a red flag,” said Chun. The stereotypical library can seem like a vestige, making it an easy target when budgets are tight, according to Mark Ray, Vancouver’s director of innovation and library services, “but we want libraries to be the lynchpin of education transformation.”

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Visions of Education Futures Floating Around in My Head

User Generated Education

Walk into a classroom in any part of the United States, even the world, and you most likely will scratch your head in disbelief asking yourself questions such as: Why do the classrooms look pretty much like the ones in which I, my parents, and my grandparents learned? Why aren’t they using them for learning? To achieve this, though, we’ll need to educate people very differently ( Robot-Proof: How Colleges Can Keep People Relevant in the Workplace ).

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

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For instance, Kasey Bell generously shared her own resource-packed presentations on her Shake Up Learning Blog prior to the conference. Our own Kristina Holzweiss shared the Wakelet on Wakelet she co-presented, as well as her blog post on library uses of the platform. And there was Google Tools You Aren’t Using, But Should be in Your Library with librarian friends James Allen, Sherry Gick, Nancy Jo Lambert, Nikki Robertson, and Tiffany Whitehead.

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T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. ACER CHROMEBOOK TAB 10 ( WWW.ACER.COM/AC/EN/US/CONTENT/HOME ) The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be used in classrooms to expand and enhance student learning. Students rebel by learning the powerful ways authors convey meaning and affect their audience.

After School Innovation in New Zealand – Matt Richards, New Zealand

Daily Edventures

Thanks to Matt Richards curious students in New Zealand and around the world are able to explore, create and learn in a unique after-school program. Today, Richards facilitates Mineclass (here’s his Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert summary of the project ), which brings students together from around the world to collaborate on complex Minecraft challenges. I converted the upstairs of the library, re-purposed furniture and got friends in the industry to donate some tech.

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Associate Professor The comparative analysis of different online education and blended learning solutions in the non-OECD context. - Markin 8:00am Connecting India Around The World - Ms Poonam Sharma How meditation and creative imagination can prepare global students and teachers - Dr.Elena Puntaroli Lesson Jamming Collaboration - Mrs. Maha Hassan Micro-learning as a lifelong learning approach of the 21st century: Potentials and Challenges. -

Can children learn from a “mixed-reality” game?

The Hechinger Report

In a windowless room in the library, first- and second-graders experiment with a strange teaching device that’s half computer and half wooden play table. Yannier’s research experiment is part of a partnership between Forest Grove’s school district and Carnegie Mellon to see if high-tech ideas can improve teaching and learning. Some tech companies are also trying to mix hands-on play with digital learning. Shaking a tablet wasn’t improving learning or enjoyment,” she said.

What Kids Can Learn When Blocks Get A Tech Boost

MindShift

In a windowless room in the library, first- and second-graders experiment with a strange teaching device that’s half computer and half wooden play table. Yannier’s research experiment is part of a partnership between Forest Grove’s school district and Carnegie Mellon to see if high-tech ideas can improve teaching and learning. Some tech companies are also trying to mix hands-on play with digital learning. Shaking a tablet wasn’t improving learning or enjoyment,” she said.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16. You don’t need to be an expert in the Blackboard Collaborate platform to help (we give you training and then live help at the time), but it makes a HUGE different to presenters to have a moderator helper in their session rooms, and we try to make sure there is one for every session!

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lucy Gray and I, the founders and co-chairs of this massive, worldwide, and free event, may have gotten ourselves a little behind this year on GlobalEdCon planning (with STEMxCon in September, then the Reform Symposium , Library 2.01 The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. tools to transform learning for the emerging digital, “world-is-flat” educational landscape.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This opens so many doors for teachers, students, and parents to connect, collaborate and learn. Students and teachers are involved in many after school programs that could utilize Google Classroom to share resources and improve communication and collaboration. Or one for the Robotics Club, National Honor Society, Made with Code, Girls/Boys Scouts, etc.