Open Badges in Elementary School

The CoolCatTeacher

Some elementary classrooms are using self-directed badges for competency acquisition by students. We’ll have free resources available for downloading. Open Badges in Elementary School. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Amy Cooper, who’s at an elementary school in Minnesota.

Getting Started with Project-Based Learning in the Elementary Classroom [Download]

Edsurge

Can elementary students effectively complete research projects? When it comes to meeting the complex demands of today’s educational system, Project-Based Learning (PBL) has much to offer—especially at the elementary level. Download Getting Started with Project-Based Learning.

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Creating Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw

The CoolCatTeacher

If you’re using iPads, your whole elementary school can have their own personal portfolios in a safe, private way. Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” Workflow using SeeSaw in the elementary Classroom.

Early Elementary: Differentiate Reading Practice

Catlin Tucker

The simple animation is captivating and each book comes with a resource guide teachers can download to access discussion points and activities. The stories can also be downloaded to a device if connectivity is an issue in your classroom.

Free download of “The Class That Can: Coronavirus”

eSchool News

Elementary educators looking for a free resource to teach students about the Coronavirus and COVID-19 will have help from a zany book character named Mrs. Can. His books and materials are used in elementary schools and pediatricians’ offices.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary and primary students can learn to code. See coolcatteacher.com/ar or download the Metaverse app today. How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson. Why code in the elementary grades?

Felicia Casto’s Exceptional Elementary Math Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

After diving into research and applying what she learned, Felicia and her elementary students have left behind a traditional way of teaching math and awakened to the exciting possibilities. Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.”

Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” Download Transcript. Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has been teaching for 17 years at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary school and has been blogging with students in the 4th and 5th grade.

#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman ( @ KLirenman ) and Kristen Wideen ( @ mrswideen ) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. Download this episode as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.”

Robotics and Computer Science for Elementary Level Learners

User Generated Education

I absolutely love all of the new robotics toys that have been coming out for elementary age learners. Download the Invention Guide – littlebits-ggk2-invention-guide. Teacher’s guide can be downloaded: quirkbot-educators-guide-v0-9.

It's Elementary When it Comes to #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: [link] The other day I had the unique challenge and opportunity of working with elementary teachers in the Spotswood School District. The teachers I was working with only had access to a laptop cart, thus apps that had to be downloaded on a device were not an option.

Elementary Adventures in 3D Printing

Fractus Learning

This year, we are embarking on an exciting adventure in our elementary Makerspace – 3D printing ! While 3D printing may not be new to some, it is new to us and our elementary students. Makerspaces are taking shape around the country in many schools.

Common Core Elementary Apps Created by Teachers for the @iTooch App by EduPad!

Kleinspiration

iTooch Elementary is an app covering the official Maths, Science and Language Arts curriculum for grades 3-5. This is because the developers have made iTooch Elementary free to download and try before you buy it (y ou get to see about 20 % of the app in the free trial).

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. iPods - Tons of audio books downloaded on them. This also teaches elementary students the skills of knowing how to write papers for future needs.

App Smashing on the iPad: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom

EdTechTeacher

Are you an elementary teacher looking for creative ways to integrate iPads into student learning? The following recommended push-and-pull apps are popular in elementary iPad classrooms: APP. These ebook can be downloaded at [link].

Teaching Empathy to Elementary Students Through a Charming Read Aloud

Kleinspiration

Maria knew exactly how to handle the group of 70 second graders; she is a former elementary teacher herself. click here to download - Connect with Maria Dismondy Twitter: click here Facebook: click here Website: click here Blog: click here.

Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

techlearning

This post includes a handful of Adobe Spark activities for elementary students! Download these free graphic organizers to use with Spark Video. Creation in the classroom is essential at every age.

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6 Super Parent and Teacher Resources to Promote Social Emotional Learning at Home

The CoolCatTeacher

There’s a fantastic tip sheet you can download from the WE Schools site. Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Free Resources High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Leadership Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Self Care Social Emotional Learning Society and Ethics

OverDrive launches QuickStart eBooks for elementary schools

eSchool News

Developed especially for the youngest readers, QuickStart eBooks can be opened instantly in the browser with no software or downloads required. Service offers teacher-recommended titles with simultaneous access for K-5 students in class, at home and everywhere, both online and offline.

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Creating Positive Learning Environments

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art. Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

Once you’ve found the right apps, you have to download them and get them onto the tablets. Perhaps the best thing about it is that there’s only one app to download onto your student devices.

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20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers can download a FREE K-12 standards-aligned lesson plan on car design that includes STEM concepts and art. Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets. How Students Get Started with 3D Bear Augmented Reality Design Download the App Go to [link] or your app store to download the 3D Bear Augmented Reality app.

23 Gsuite Ideas to Excite Your Kids About Learning #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

You can download the show notes and see the archive at coolcatteacher.com/podcast. Eric Curts from Ctrl Alt Achieve From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Eric Curts @ ericcurts teaches us twenty-three ways to use Gsuite tools in our classroom.

An Educator's Challenge! iPads in an Elementary Classroom

MSEDTechie

Each year, I am seeing more and more students entering elementary school with technology knowledge greater than ever before. Our elementary students now, have never had a time in their lives where technology wasn''t present.

Social Emotional Learning for Special Needs with Puppets #spedchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Karen McCallum is a special ed elementary teacher in Alberta, Canada. Today she tells a heartwarming but powerful story about how two puppets are helping transform the social emotional learning of elementary special needs kids.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

The CoolCatTeacher

Definitely, download the lesson plan and entry forms now. Help Your Students Enter the U.S. Toyota Dream Car Art Contest From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter STEM, STEAM, and design thinking are buzzwords in education today.

First-Rate Math Tasks & Rubrics (Grades 4-5)

MiddleWeb

In a newly revised edition of Performance Tasks and Rubrics for Upper Elementary Mathematics, Charlotte Danielson and Joshua Dragoon show that developing performance tasks and using scoring rubrics are integrally linked. Book Reviews mathematics assessment Barb Rock CCSS Charlotte Danielson Common Core downloadable resources eye on education grades 3-5 Joshua Dragoon math standards performance tasks Routledge rubrics upper elementary

16 Fast, Fun Things to End on An Up Note – ??

The CoolCatTeacher

Kindergarten – lower elementary 4. Upper Elementary – Middle School 7. Download this free end of year memory book 9. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We’re working towards the end of the school year, teachers!

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

Download the transcript by clicking here or scroll down to read the transcript on this page. Download the transcript by clicking here. You can download the show notes and see the archive at coolcatteacher.com/podcast.

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Also, saving screencasts to Google Drive is an advantage because I don’t have to download those large video files. You can also download the video.).

8 of the Best Research Tools for Inquiry

iLearn Technology

Download the PDF HERE. Download the PDF HERE. Analyze Anastasis Academy Apply Classroom Management Download Evaluate Inquiry Internet Safety Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources Technology web tools Web2.0

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Mathigon: engage, play, and explore math

iLearn Technology

The Treasure Hunt is a complete PDF Kit that can be downloaded and printed out. What it is: Today I was working on our inquiry block framework for the 2017/2018 school year and, as often happens with inquiry, fell down a wonderful rabbit hole that led me to this site.

5 Mistakes that Schools Do That Hurt Standardized Test Scores

The CoolCatTeacher

Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” A conversation with Dr. Brad Johnson on episode #65 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Students will be able to download their books as PDFs and print them. Here’s a class library for an elementary classroom. From my high school classroom to this elementary classroom.