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Maker-Enhanced Writing Workshop: Character Development

User Generated Education

This month I started a maker-enhanced writing workshop with a group of gifted 3rd through 6th grade students. Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Where special education students are succeeding under Common Core

The Hechinger Report

Third grade reading intervention teacher Antoinette Coppa provides small group instruction to students Matilda Helt, Miguel Santos and Jeremy Cantero during reading workshop. Related: “It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky.

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Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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June 8th-10th: Discounted Group Professional Development. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments.

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How Design Thinking Builds Empathy, Gives Purpose and Honors Educators

Edsurge

Our students are making in so many different capacities and our teachers must be able to plan, facilitate, and assess this process to ensure that they are learning and meeting benchmarks. Bullis also offers ten days of professional development every year before school starts, where all teachers attend workshops. Education Technology Project-Based Learning Learning Strategies Common Core State Standards Professional Development STEM Education

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life

MindShift

They put themselves in their own groups based on personal interest, and worked together to grapple with these mysterious tools. Inspired by an online investigation, one group of students decided to build a banana piano. Meeting Standards. It might have been the banana piano.

I Named My Cat After a Vampire: a post about reading instruction

Kleinspiration

Meet Edward and Bella Just Kidding. However, they quickly evolved into this group bonding, laughing, and really connecting! and, for me, this group certainly fits that description. Yep - Riley and I meet Mr. Cullen! I didn''t name my cat after a vampire.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why.

6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!

Kleinspiration

Teachers, technology enthusiast, and administrators will gather to attend custom sessions that meet their specific interests. What I love about their workshops is the style of each session. I''d love to meet up with you and share the work my kids are doing. group instruction.

Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

I still have a few spots for summer PD so I’m reprising this popular discount: July 5th-8th: Group Professional Development. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Class is student-paced with no direct instructor involvement or meetings.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Group enrollment.

How social studies can help young kids make sense of the world

The Hechinger Report

Teachers and administrators get acquainted at a Border Crossers workshop for educators about discussing race and racism in the classroom. After lunch, participants split up into small groups and practiced applying the day’s lessons to various fictional classroom scenarios.

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35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking!

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Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Group enrollment.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking!

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Teacher Lesson Planner + Personal Organizer + Data and Assessment Binder = Teacher Anchor (All in One Awesomeness!)

Kleinspiration

Inside the planner, you will find: lesson planning pages (for the teacher in you), monthly planning pages (for your personal life - or professional), substitute teaching pages for reference, year at a glance pages, common core standard pages for K-3, and more!

What the research says about the best way to engage parents

The Hechinger Report

In January, adults could attend two 30-minute workshops on everything from how to set limits to understanding trauma — topics the parents had suggested themselves. “I nitially, Malik relied on traditional meetings to get parent feedback.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Image Creative Commons. NPR Where Science Meets Art – Some exceptional Podcasts integrating Science and Art. OER Commons – Take a look at these results from a search I did for STEAM based activities. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.

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3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers

Edsurge

We were excited to meet a school leader who had great clarity around his team’s strengths and goals: Jordan wanted his team to become more accustomed to using data to drive daily instruction and he wanted technology to support consistent routines so his students could become independent learners. Rather than fighting, they work as a team to figure out if the platform can adapt to meet the needs of a range of educators. When both groups invest the time, authentic learning happens.

How Social Studies Can Help Young Kids Make Sense of the World

MindShift

This story about social studies instruction is part of a series about innovative practices in the core subjects in the early grades. Teachers and administrators get acquainted at a Border Crossers workshop for educators about discussing race and racism in the classroom.

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Happy Holidays & a Look Back on the Best of 2012 from @KleinErin at Kleinspiration

Kleinspiration

I get so excited connecting with you all though comments, contests, give-aways, conferences, workshops, webinars, Twitter chats, Linky parties, Facebook groups, Pinterest boards, emails, and more. Thank you all for helping to make 2012 very merry!

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How to boost math skills in the early grades

The Hechinger Report

Small-group math work at Prairie Oak Elementary in Berwyn North School District 98 where, two years ago, just 14 percent of third-graders were able to do grade-level math. Turning this around isn’t something you can do during a couple of workshops,” said Ayala.

Part 4: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Turning STEM to STEAM… 24 Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. NPR Where Science Meets Art – Some exceptional Podcasts integrating Science and Art.

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

By and large, according to a report the group published last month, the answer in each case is no. The group also created a free, digital curriculum called “Reading Like a Historian” that’s been downloaded more than three million times, according to Wineburg. “We Northport, N.Y.,

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Teachers Are Moonlighting As Instagram Influencers To Make Ends Meet,” Buzzfeed reported in 2018. The incident caused a great deal of furor, perhaps because it came at a moment of heightened political outcry about the Common Core State Standards and standardized testing.

35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom: Putting the Arts in STEM

techlearning

Over 60 Videos to Provide Some Great PBL Ideas at the Follett Challenge ] The 35 Resources NPR Where Science Meets Art – Some exceptional Podcasts integrating Science and Art. OER Commons – Take a look at these results from a search I did for STEAM based activities.

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Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14

MSEDTechie

I co-presented two workshops this year. I had the pleasure to attend and present at the Midwest Technology Conference in February. Now that things have settled a bit, I have finally had the time to debrief and organize all of the valuable information I received.

A school where you can’t fail — it just takes you longer to learn

The Hechinger Report

But, in general, students work at their own pace through worksheets, online lessons and small-group discussions with teachers. It can also meet with resistance from faculty members who aren’t keen on experimentation. 442 work in small groups organized according to their levels.

How to Boost Math Skills in the Early Grades

MindShift

Turning this around isn’t something you can do during a couple of workshops,” said Ayala. Children sat together in small groups at tables and on the floor with large sheets of paper and markers spread out between them.

‘Lesson Study’ Technique: What Teachers Can Learn From One Another

MindShift

She set up workshops and sent them to professional development days. The teachers were learning about inquiry-based teaching at the workshops, but they didn’t know how to actually do it when they got back to their classrooms. And the expert who led the workshop isn’t there to help.

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Part 2: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 40 Amazing STEM Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.

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Building a Learning Culture

wwwatanabe

It takes place through conversations, classes, Twitter chats , workshops, blogging, book studies, challenges, team meetings, etc. Diigo Groups Final thoughts Learning takes place daily when your mind is open to it.

Teachers in the Makerspace: An Exploration Experiment

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

So far, I have been the main person to offer ideas to our teachers on how our makerspace supports the Common Core and the Georgia Performance Standards. Our workshop kit of littleBits. Each time I see students using our makerspace tools I see possibilities.

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