Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

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She has authored three books on how to integrate technology into the elementary music classroom. ” The post Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

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Classroom Design Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Teachers

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Virtual Valentines and 2 Other Cool, Easy Collaborative Ideas for Teachers

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dyane Smokorowski talks about Virtual Valentines, the Awesome Squiggles Project, and a fun trip with teachers to the San Diego Zoo this summer.

Getting past STEM Labels into real STEM Learning

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Administrators All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Inquiry Based Learning Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) STEM Teachers

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Minecraft in the Classroom

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Dr. Michelle Zimmerman – Edtech and Social Emotional Learning – talks about this research. Jeff Gearhart on episode 162 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Are you studying Mars?

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

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Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science. 6 Super Science Edtech Ideas.

iPads in Kindergarten

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Today’s show will help settle the dust and bring clarity to iPads in the elementary classroom. All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Classroom Design Classroom Management Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Innovation iPads Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Maker Movement Teachers

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

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday. So that was a great way from an elementary standpoint to use FlipSnack.

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Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

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Drones Edtech Tool Tuesday Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM Students Teachers Tools Writing

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

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Joe Brennan on episode 297 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Digital filmmaking can successfully be integrated into any class. Learn practical tips and ideas from Joe Brennan for making movies in the classroom.

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

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Now back in December you did the Gingerbread STEM Community in Maker Space. in Elementary Education. Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Lesson Plans Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Web Tools

Simple Steps to Teach Kids to Program

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Vicki: We’re also talking about teaching kids in elementary, middle, and high school. Episode 262 with Aditya Batura From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

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Episode 127 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. Sponsor: Owl Eyes.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

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Today, Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, talks about eight edtech apps that you should try. (He ” The post 8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

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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.

?How Should We Measure the Impact of Makerspaces?

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Two years ago I attended an edtech conference focused on the then up-and-coming trend of makerspaces. The opening keynote speaker ended his presentation with a charge for all in attendance: “I hope that makerspaces don’t become an edtech fad that goes away as quickly as it has risen to popularity; I hope you all can figure out how to do it right.” Laura Busch ( llbusch ) is a technology integrator at Blair Elementary in Waukesha, Wisc.

Its 2019. So Why Do 21st-Century Skills Still Matter?

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In Loudoun County, Virginia, fourth-graders from Goshen Post Elementary School took up the challenge personally. In hindsight, Kay can identify three phases that have been critical in the 21st century learning movement. The third and current phase of the 21st century learning movement is all about “empowerment,” says Kay. For more strategies about harnessing technology for deeper learning, listen to the EdSurge podcast featuring edtech expert and author Scott McLeod.

Why Tech Doesn't Just Mean Computers and How It Can Be Used in Alternative Ways to Change Classroom Dynamics

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I must confess, I myself am really into the whole maker movement. While I certainly don''t think we can spend a great deal of any school time teaching kids how to knit, I do think the new technologies like robotics and 3d printing are under tapped in elementary schools. Like computer science labs, I am not a huge fan of maker labs either. 3D classroom space curriculum edtech learning centers maker movement makerspaces

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Building poems, art, music, mathematical solutions and so on are all part of the ‘maker movement’ in my mind. Dr. Brad Gustafson, an elementary school principal, shares his debate on whether to host an all schol picture using a drone for his building’s 50th anniversary. My favorite quote from his post is: “What problems are we hiring edtech to solve?”

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

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Department of Education, John Mergendoller of the Buck Institute for Education, Tonya Muro , AFS-USA’s Director of School Outreach and Educational Partnerships, Omashani Naidoo of SchoolNet South Africa, Alaine Newland of OpenIDEO, Toni Olivieri-Barton , IB Coordinator & Teacher Librarian at Woodmen-Roberts Elementary School, Lisa Parisi , elementary teacher at Herricks UFSD, Leslie Paynter , Principal at Voyager Academy Elementary, Rohit K.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.; Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.

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