5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary Math can be exciting. 5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Kelly Gary, a first-grade teacher in Pennsylvania, about five ideas for improving elementary math with technology.

Save Your Seat: #STEAM & Arts Online Conference (8 PD Hours 15+ Sessions)

Kleinspiration

If you are an elementary educator, this conference is a must for your summer list! What I like most is that the sessions are available for an entire year after the conference is over.

Building STEM Communities at ISTE

MIND Research Institute

I’m back from a whirlwind trip to the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference and Expo! Building a Community of STEM Champions. 1 in 3 elementary teachers have math anxiety. As adults, our interaction with STEM matters.

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Got humor? It might be the key to STEM engagement

eSchool News

Real-world relevance and a little dash of humor are two ingredients that might increase STEM engagement and make learning fun for high school students, according to a new survey. on how to increase student interest, understanding, and performance in math and STEM subjects.

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California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School

techlearning

- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and Comprehensive Professional Development System to Create Authentic STEM Teaching and Learning Environments for Elementary Students- Silver Spring, Md. The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM/STEAM resources.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Former secretary of education, William Bennett, says, “An elementary school that treats the arts as the province of a few gifted children, or views them only as recreation and entertainment, is a school that needs an infusion of soul.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Science – STEM Resources.

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From Breadcrumbs to Breadboards: How to Spearhead Effective STEM/STEAM Initiatives

techlearning

Today’s forward-thinking educator is asking herself how to infuse coding, STEM, and STEAM into the classroom. How to spearhead effective STEM/STEAM initiatives was a hot topic during the Tech & Learning Leadership Summit in Redwood City, California.

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Maker Monday: How Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose (ENCORE)

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: The STLinATL Conference will be at Woodward Academy in Atlanta July 26-27, 2018. The top Monday Motivation episode of 2018 so far with John Spencer 276 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE]

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: The STLinATL Conference will be at Woodward Academy in Atlanta July 26-27, 2018. The top Edtech Tool Tuesday of 2018 (so far) with Richard Byrne From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

Ask a Tech Teacher

C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. ” In fact, the C-STEM Studio algebra curriculum is fully aligned with Common Core state standards in mathematics.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post that recognizes that the Arts must be in STEM! Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?

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California’s Fallbrook Union Elementary School District Broadens Partnership with Discovery Education Transforming Instruction Districtwide

techlearning

­ - District Chooses Discovery Education’s STEM Connect to Bring STEM Lessons to Life for Students Districtwide - Silver Spring, Md. The Wire k12 education STEM K-12 Education

Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to another STEM related series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb in the last post. In this series of posts my goal is to provide you with practical resources in each of the STEM areas.

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LA’s First Public All-Girls STEM School Goes Global

CUE

In August 2016, the Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) opened within the Los Angeles Unified School District with much fanfare as California’s first all-girls public STEM school. in Elementary Education.

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

techlearning

It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The very first time I heard the idea of integrating the Arts into STEM education was while watching a keynote made by Daniel Pink at the NECC Conference in Washington DC… yes prior to ISTE Conferences!

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Motivation to Thrive Your First Few Years of Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

During my educational career, I have had multiple rewarding opportunities to conduct research and present at a conference on different topics. I was able to present my research a year later at an undergraduate research conference held at Millersville University.

Part 3: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Engineering

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to number Three in a series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources for STEM education. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb a few posts back, along with the 40 resources geared toward STEM Science and 35 resources geared toward STEM Technology.

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How to Teach AI in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Renton Prep has won multiple awards including FETC STEM Excellence.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching.

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Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

I just think that makes so much more progress than somebody who goes to conference once a year, and then innovates a lot, but then doesn’t do anything the rest of the year. Lesson Plans Podcasting Project Based Learning STEM Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs.

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IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

She continues to share her technology expertise at local and national conference. Deb Ramm on episode 329 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Ways NOT to Implement Next Generation Science Standards

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been saying this about STEM for years, too, right? STEM is more about how we teach than it is what we teach. A lot of folks are going to conferences, and they’re trying to understand the most they can.

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Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

It can even be done in the elementary curriculum. I’ve been working a little bit with some folks in the elementary world, which is a stretch for me. Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Librarians Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Society and Ethics STEM Teachers

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. And then when you go to conferences, just immerse in them and learn everything you can to bring back to your students.

Iditarod Teacher: How to Connect and Learn from the Iditarod Race

The CoolCatTeacher

I do a STEM project where the kids have to come up with a little dog house that has a certain amount of volume in it, using crackers and frosting. I’ve been there and spoken at their conference.

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Part 2… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second of many posts that will bring you over 70 STEM links. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. Booking Info – Time to think about your school or conference needs.

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Vernier, NSTA announce 2015 STEM award winners

eSchool News

Seven STEM educators awarded prizes valued at $5,500 each for their innovative use of data-collection technology in the classroom. Funding News STEM Top News

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Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Her original research went into the design of Renton Preparatory in Seattle, which was a 2016 Top Three STEM School in the nation. See: Creating Elementary Portfolios and One Note in the Classroom.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs.

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5 Googley Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric: You could definitely use these with your elementary students without a doubt. You could definitely use this with your lower elementary students. So it definitely scales up for upper elementary and for middle school kids as well.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

I know I was in Dubai recently at the EduTEch Conference with my students. Enrique: I recently went to the Serious Play Conference. It’s a great conference with a variety of teachers that talk about using games and recent technology to motivate kids and to get them interested.

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5 Ideas to Change Teaching with Digital Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s been in education or 33 years, but for 21 years she’s been helping so many of us with our professional development, keynoting our conferences, speaking, and encouraging us to really use technology in the classroom. How many poster boards must die from these elementary years?