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.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

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In addition to his work in schools, Richard has been a consultant to some of the largest companies in the educational technology industry. 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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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

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Competitions, external “judging” or feedback from classroom guests, and opportunities to greet and meet VIP guests and share their work are all ways to reward excellence and encourage students to go above and beyond the rubric. Classroom management can be a challenge.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

Below is an except – Chapter 5: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator. The process of bringing maker education into formal and informal educational settings involves different approaches and strategies than in a more traditional educational setting. Maker Project Process.

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. Meet Next Generation Science Standards. Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose.

‘Maker’ Movement Draws Attention at SXSWedu, and littleBits Shifts Into K-12

Marketplace K-12

A review of this year’s schedule at the South by Southwest Education conference suggests that an interest, at least to many attendees, in “maker spaces”—places for students to build and create with varying degrees of adult oversight—is rising. Austin, Texas.

Literature Performance Odyssey with Drama and Student Leadership

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So, during our Monday morning meeting, I just said, “You know what, guys? 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.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

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Her talent won her an internship with a company in Atlanta (she telecommuted as a sophomore and junior in high school.) The student is programming a video game in a maker space using Bloxels. Classrooms need well-stocked maker spaces and creativity stations.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

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Also, learn about other projects throughout the year and how teachers design these projects to meet standards. Now back in December you did the Gingerbread STEM Community in Maker Space. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

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So you’ve got the writing standard, but they may actually meet the standard without written expression? You meet with your critique group to go over it, and you can do that virtually on Google Hangouts or Skype. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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

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No one person can run a Fortune 500 company by themselves, and we want kids to know how to work in groups like this. And it’s also easier for me, because you know, at the beginning of class, I’ll say, “I need to meet with all the PMs and APMs at my desk.”.

Middle School STEAM: 5 Ways to Amp it Up!

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Meet Next Generation Science Standards. 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.

Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

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It’s a Willy Wonka meets Disney World type of environment. 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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Google Jamboard

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That’s where you can also connect to a meeting and make it a Google Hangout, which takes place inside the jam, which is cool. 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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This Amazing South Bronx School Grows 50,000 Pounds of Vegetables a Year

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Believe it or not, next week we are meeting with the State University of New York to create K-20 programming! The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Why the School Library Is the Perfect Place for Maker Education

Educator Innovator

Exploratory, hands-on learning is also known as “maker education.” Jopeck had heard about another school librarian, Buffy Hamilton , who had integrated maker education into her work, and Jopeck thought a similar program could benefit the students at her school.

Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom

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On the flip-side, the freedom to meet targets and objectives in “your own way” is also much appreciated by employees. Maker Spaces. “Self-directed learning” is a major catch-phrase of 21st Century educationalists, and undeniably a critical skill in the labor markets of the future.

How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields

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Businesses such as Pacific BioStorage specialize in providing support to pharmaceutical companies, universities, federal research labs, and hospitals across the nation. The Maker Movement In Education.

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The Internet of Things is coming to your school

eSchool News

After being introduced to the Internet of Things (IoT) by a local software company, Tiffany Davis’ first instinct was to consider what the concept would look like in the K-12 setting. “It These days, however, they’re learning it with an IoT-meets-maker movement twist. “We

Most Memorable Blogs Posts of the Year – 2016

Reading By Example

Building poems, art, music, mathematical solutions and so on are all part of the ‘maker movement’ in my mind. Liao shares how she received 43 rejections and didn’t meet her goal of 100. He points out the problems in not paying for technology that supports student learning, including the challenge of smaller software companies to produce excellent resources.