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The Epic E-Book of WebTools

The CoolCatTeacher

Holzweiss is a high school educational technology enrichment specialist on Long Island, New York. She is also the winner of the 2015 NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award and 2015 Long Island Technology Summit Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation Award.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. They often contain the tools, machinery, and technologies associated with making – 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, high tech robotics, vocational tech machinery.

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Futurizing the Stacks: How Makerspaces Can Modernize College Libraries

Edsurge

Today’s college students are spending more time than ever in public and campus libraries. According to a recent Pew Research Report , millennials are most likely to have visited a public library in the past year compared to any other generation. But what would make a generation that grew up with internet so reliant on libraries—spaces traditionally known to be filled with shelves upon shelves of books? In a report that analyzed the state of the maker movement in 40 U.S.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Also, people have used it to create, like we’ve had a summer technology institute, and we’ve created our schedules for that institute within FlipSnack and then shared the FlipSnack book out. And then also from an elementary standpoint, I had a teacher use it in lieu of … she used to have her students write personal narratives and then they would bind the book together as a classroom set and put it in the library.

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Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

As a teacher, you can get started with a library of 40 books as part of their free version – go to coolcatteacher.com/bookcreator to get started now. I was fortunate enough to be able to see it at a conference. I think the course has to be tailored to your school’s needs and to what your school has access to as far as technology goes. But a lot of students went past that and wanted to use the technology.

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3 Ways to Lead Project-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

As a teacher, you can get started with a library of 40 books as part of their free version – go to coolcatteacher.com/bookcreator to get started now. So they read something or went to a conference and heard about this one particular way to set up a room. In addition to Project Based Learning, she also regularly consults with other leaders and learners regarding Literacy, Technology, and Leadership.

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Makerspaces," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 11th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). There has been a lot of talk about makerspaces in libraries over the past four years. No matter how many maker learning spaces you may visit, you will quickly notice no two are the same. Please also join this Library 2.0

Part 2: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Technology

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

This post is dedicated to Technology. 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? I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. FETC 2019 – How does Orlando in January sound for an educational conference?

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ignacio Estrada The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We''d love your help for our inaugural (and free) Gaming in Ed conference, which begins the week of September 15th. Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th.

The Free, Amazing, Library 2.015 Online Events Start Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a GREAT week for library and learning conversations! Today , October 19th, is our third annual teacher-librarian pre-conference event, “ Teacher Librarian Day ,” which kicks off at 4:00pm US-Eastern Daylight Time. While all the details of the 50+ conference sessions, keynotes, and distinguished speaker presentations are on the Library 2.015 conference site , a quick listing is below to get you thinking about which sessions you might be able to attend live.

Learning Revolution Free PD - It's All About the GEC (GlobalEdCon) - Amazing Keynotes - Announcing the Student Technology Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. But you don''t have to, since the Global Education Conference is a virtual conference, so you can check out the full schedule in your own time zone, pick the sessions you want to attend, and come and join us as much as you can.

Rebuilding a School Community with Maker Learning

Digital Promise

In July 2018, Digital Promise launched a new Maker Learning Leadership Cohort dedicated to professional learning, peer connections, and school transformation in the Pittsburgh region. This blog post is the second in a series where participating districts share why they are committed to providing maker learning opportunities to their students. What started as a conference room became the Creation Station, a large open-concept space for students in Grades Pre K-2.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates "Participatory, Continuous, Connected" | Top Trends from the Library 2.014 Conference.

Makerspaces: On Scanning the Road & Gently Easing the Brakes

NeverEndingSearch

But, there is NOT just one right way to do library. But should a formal makerspace need to be a part of every school library? . Lately I hear from administrators who, after reading an article or post about makerspaces in libraries, believe their library must have or be a makerspace, without serious consideration of how that program might or might not address local needs. The space case: Library spaces ARE changing and we need to do some thinking.

Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace

The Web20Classroom

Those names that we associate with fundamentally changing human history were in some way makers and tinkerers. Educators are turning towards ideas like the Maker Movement and tinkering to foster creativity and innovation in their classrooms and to get their kids thinking and doing more. Many maker spaces are simple with just random supplies donated by parents. Maker Faire Education- Maker Faires have been around for a very long time.

Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fifth 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. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace. Take a look at the library and get set to Make!

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Building a Makerspace Culture to Support Standards and Learning … 10 Ideas and 16 Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As you are aware there is an amazing and powerful Maker Space movement going throughout the education landscape. In order to do so, I believe there are several ideas and concepts we must acknowledge in order to achieve the genuine education possibilities that the Maker’s culture can bring a classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. I will once again join Alan November at the BLC conference in Boston in July.

15 Ideas To Go Beyond Makers Space… Building a Makers Culture

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Last, please check my Booking Page to see how I could be part of your school PD or Conference plans. 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? I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. It can be in a dedicated space, or room, or in the library.

The Connected Learning Summit 2018: Thoughts on Making

Educator Innovator

David Cole brings together key insights and resources on maker education from the 2018 Connected Learning Summit. This text originally appeared in Make: Education, a monthly newsletter exploring the intersection of education and the maker movement. Notably, it’s a timeframe that matches the launch and growth of the maker movement. 2) Where does maker education need to go now? See the extensive resource library Stephanie Chang and Maker Ed have created.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Gaming in Ed Now! - #YouMatter Special Offer - Connected Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates Gaming in Ed Online Conference. Volunteer at Library 2.014. Big thanks and a special shout out to our Library 2.0

Learning Revolution - Week's Events - AERO - National Geographic - Top Tech Stories - Rankin on Revolution - SAT Talk - More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events that we hold and from our over 200 partners, and provides valuable links to learning conversations taking place in the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. March 19th - 22nd in Washington DC will be the annual CoSN Conference.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. They are listed below, and after the reminder plea for moderator volunteers, you''ll also find the current list of all conference sessions. Volunteering : as with our other conference 2.0 Recordings : all conference sessions are recorded and are available almost immediately after being given.

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