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.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Tyler – a 7th Grade App Builder Spurred on By Genius Hour

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5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

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Minecraft in the Classroom

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Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

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3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

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Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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Most of us have seen these photographic tools in Snapchat (and now, Facebook) that let users take pictures of themselves and put funny graphic masks on their faces. 3DBear also has the ability to pull in 3D items from Thingiverse or any tool that can create an STL file.

7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

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How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

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The instant feedback, ability to create multiple paths (or branches), embed videos, 3D characters, websites, and even 360 experiences make this tool immediately interactive and usable for students. It is simply an object-oriented drag-and-drop tool.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

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Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. So I am not a dancer, and I am not a theater actor at all, but I have seen incredible connections made — through movement art and theater specifically – that have helped kids make connections to other content areas.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

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Use Tools Promoting Simple Accountability and Formative Feedback As teachers, we need constant feedback on where student learning is and isn’t happening. So I’ve begun to depend on some tools that give me feedback in different scenarios. Classroom management can be a challenge.

How to Create in AR and VR

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She gives an excellent overview of all of the apps and tools out there. They have a new classroom management tool called Collections. Her latest adventures include the launch of Global Maker Day and the #ARVRinEDU community.

Remarkable Teaching: Student Created Virtual Reality Projects

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

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Product Review: Features, Lesson Plan Ideas, and Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Adobe Premiere Rush is a simple to use video creation tool that includes powerful camera features, video editing, and publishing features.

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

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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. Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose. What is Maker Monday? Maker Monday.

5 Ideas to Change Teaching with Digital Tools

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Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

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

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Leah: Well, some of the best tools that I’ve used in the classroom are those that simply enhance the student’s voice. Tools to enhance student voice. Tools to build eBooks to demonstrate understanding. Do you have any other favorite tools?

Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

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As a change maker herself, she is passionately co-leading a grassroots movement in order to spark a systemic cultural shift towards an innovative model of education. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

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Today’s sponsor: Metaverse is a free simple augmented reality tool. My role as a MakerSpace Teacher is to reward my students for exercising their own learning tools and skills. Are there other apps or tools that you just love with kids in primary grades?

Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

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Interactivity: Book Creator is different from many other tools because you can actually record your voice with it, as well as linking to videos in these fully interactive books. Book Creator is an awesome tool for classrooms of all ages. This tool is the best of both worlds.

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

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We love digital tools like Buncee and Green Screen , Adobe Spark. We’ll be adding the tool Flipgrid. Those are two digital tools that you don’t have to feel the pressure of a live call. Now back in December you did the Gingerbread STEM Community in Maker Space.

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

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Mandy Froehlich talks about a tool she uses in her classroom, Flipsnack. Learn how she uses this tool. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday. It’s just an absolutely fantastic tool from a student, content and also from a teacher standpoint.

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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. I hope this has been a helpful Ed Tech Tool Tuesday, and kind of gives you an overview of how I like to run things.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

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Simple Steps to Teach Kids to Program

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These tools, like gamification and all of that, really achieve that, especially for the younger students. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

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I was a science educator, so I’m pretty comfortable and confident using technologies of all kinds, although the kids have really surpassed me when we start to get some of the newer tools that their using, particularly as part of their Maker Work.

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

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Fun, exciting tools and techniques can help very young kids understand math and learn computational thinking. Vicki: Steve, do you have any favorite tools that you like for the K-6 crew? Favorite tools to use with younger kids. Tools to think with.

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

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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.