The Maker Movement In Education

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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. Eduporium ‘s Andy Larmand is the newest contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

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How To Start The School Year By Building Relationships Lesson Plan Idea: For example, I kick off the year in “Masterpiece Theater” (the name of my classroom) by having students create a masterpiece in Play-Doh representing something that’s essential to the masterpiece of their life.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Here’s one example of how 3D Bear can be used for a real world conversation. You could have a classroom design challenge, for example, where students suggest repositioning the furniture.

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

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He shares his workflow, how his students sculpt in VR before printing, example projects, and how he manages supply costs. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Minecraft in the Classroom

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Example Lesson: Using Minecraft to Teach Science. Give us an example. Vicki: So Jeff, how did the teacher that you worked with in this particular example feel about what these kids understood about Mars? This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

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So, for example, if there’s a math concept and you can bring in geometry shapes, creating artwork that uses the concepts, fractions, all the time observing proportions, and point out how much math they’re using in art, just by making the art.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

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For example, I start with a simple, one-day, “make something fun” experience in Metaverse. With this in mind, I want my students to be familiar with terminology, and here are some examples. For example, when designing an app or game, error prevention is a basic part of making it usable.

Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose

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John Spencer, co-author of two different best-selling books, Launch and Empower , talks about the creativity (and test score) boosts his classes experienced when he began Maker Mondays. Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose. What is Maker Monday? Maker Monday.

Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

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Give me an example. Lindsey: For example, one student was interested in the history behind mathematics and has been researching how math started out with the cavemen and women and there is actually mathematical writing on caves.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

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Secondly, four examples of virtual reality programming in the classroom. 4 Virtual Reality Examples in Virginia. Example #1: An autistic student using VR. Example #2: VR and Beowulf. Example #3: A student designing fashion in VR.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

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So, for example, on a computer screen you can put objects in different places. Here are five examples of simple breakouts, but you can find many more by downloading the Metaverse app and browsing them.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

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Santha is a great example of using drones in the English classroom. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

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Vicki: Give me an example. What would be an example of a video you’ve seen in math or in history? Give us an example of a video in an unlikely subject. Give us an example of how you coached some video projects.

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Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

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So what’s an example of something it might look like? They had to give some examples. Karen’s website called “Creative APP-titude: iPad Multimedia Tools for Creativity” contains a wealth of iPad resources and student project examples.

5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

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Julie: For example, my students took a picture of an apple orchard, and it was their kids picking apples in an apple orchard. So, for example, here in Maine, we have one that provides free summer training to teachers about how to better integrate food production into their classroom.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

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For example, we use in my 8th-grade science class Book Creator for students to develop everything from science lab reports to personal studies that they do — like individual investigations — and even just topic research.

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Awesome VR in 360

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For example, if I took students on a field trip to the set of a Star Wars shoot, they would all be looking at different things. For example, as shown in the video below, I viewed a 360 video someone shot in China.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

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For example, in this app project that I’m working on now, I had one group of kids that was going to make a Dog Dictionary, about all of the different types of dogs that were out there and that sort of thing. For example, I have a boy who came and said, “Ms.

Different Schools for a Different World

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We know, for example, say we did portfolios. We saw some movement in the 80’s and 90’s around portfolio development, around performance assessment, and other sorts of indicators of authentic work. I think we’re starting to make some movements in this direction.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

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Example of Tip #1 Use Minecraft to Scaffold Story Writing. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

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Vicki: Steve, you’ve given us one example of a seventh grade girl. Do you have an example for us where the light bulb went on? The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Brent Johnson: My student’s views on learning and teaching

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Vicki: Brent is a great example to all you listeners of someone who really has taken the most out of my class. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

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Vicki: Give us some examples. You know, we’re not giving the kids the tools in school along with opportunities to collaborate, that they need on the job, that the companies are asking for. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

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For example, the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Middle School STEAM: 5 Ways to Amp it Up!

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Do you have any examples for us of something you’ve done at your school? For example, who would be the best project manager? So, for example, in third grade, we used different emoticons and asked students to name the emotion that’s portrayed by the emoji.

5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

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With high-energy examples and tips, improve STEAM at your school. It is a good example of what Aaron is talking about. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

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Learn how students are teaching each other drone piloting and other examples from Albemarle County, Virginia with Superintendent Pam Moran. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

What’s Hot in 2nd-Grade with #2ndchat moderator Carol McLaughlin

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Vicki: Can you think of an example that you’ve seen lately? Carol: Of course, STEAM is a big thing that teachers are wanting to do in Maker Space. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

She Hired Me! Betty Shiver, the woman who convinced me to become a teacher

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But also, I just remember for example, when Flat Classroom happened. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Google Jamboard

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A practical example of a way to use Jamboard. So let’s say we’re studying Andrew Jackson, just to throw an example out there. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Design Challenge

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Some example learner work follows: Hoverchair 1.0. The company has a free app to go along with their set for the designs to be uploaded and described. This set does cost some money but there are other free options: Maker Education Card Game that I created.

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Applications Open Now #steam

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To get some examples of the winning projects, here are last year’s winners. These are some of the finalists as selected by Samsung to give you examples of projects they have selected in prior competitions.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples. Maker Movement.

The Perfect Storm for Maker Education

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Maker Movement: The maker movement, as we know, is the umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers, a convergence of computer hackers and traditional artisans. Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future ).

A Perfect Storm for Maker Education

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Maker Movement: The maker movement, as we know, is the umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers, a convergence of computer hackers and traditional artisans. Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future ).