Maker Education Card Game

User Generated Education

One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. I like and have always used games in my classrooms.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16!

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Maker Education: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Heutagogy

User Generated Education

Maker education is currently a major trend in education. But just saying that one is doing Maker Education really doesn’t define the teaching practices that an educator is using to facilitate it. Maker education takes on many forms. Role of the Educator.

Educators as Lead Learners

User Generated Education

I have discussed educators as model learners before: The educator’s role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0. Educator as Model Learner ). It is a mistaken assumption that educators know how to do so.

Join SETDA: Affiliate Memberships Now Accepted

SETDA's Affiliate program connects non-profit education membership organizations with state leaders. SETDA's mission is to build the capacity of education leaders to improve learning through technology policy & practice.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

My Own Chapter: M oving From Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0. Self-determined learning or heutagogy is fast gaining interest from educators around the world interested in an evidence-based approach to learning. Moving From Education 1.0

Education Decision Making Flowchart

The Principal of Change

Yet in education, how often do we make things harder than they should be in service of our students? With that being said, I made this simple “Education Decision Making” flowchart (first draft): Should it really be more complex than this?

Sharing: A Responsibility of the Modern Educator

User Generated Education

In a past post blog I discussed the idea that every educator has a story and that they should share those stories: Educators are doing amazing things with their learners in spite of the standards-based and accountability-driven movements. There really is no they in education.

140 Twitter Tips for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Brad Currie and Billy Krakower, two of the three authors of 140 Twitter Tips for Educators , share with us the basics of Twitter. Show Notes: Why should educators get on Twitter? Is Twitter for every educator?

FAQs For Educational Bloggers

The Web20Classroom

For nearly 9 years I’ve written about technology, improving school leadership and have shared my personal insights on being a connected educator. I believe many educators want to start blogging but they just don’t know where to start or what to do. Busy educators.

The Tech-Savvy Educator: 6 Areas Of Development

The Web20Classroom

These are truly incredible times to not only be a learner but an educator as well. While these are incredible times, it can be quite daunting as an educator to look across this ever-changing technology landscape and feel unprepared.

The Benefits of Educational Technology

Educational Technology Guy

Most of you reading this will agree that educational technology can help teachers and students - it provides benefits such as organization, efficiency, collaboration, communication, extra help, virtual experiences and so much more. Not everything in education is quantifiable. Here''s an older article I wrote about this: The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology --. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edtech educational technology

Virtual Worlds For Higher Education: The New Real-World Classrooms

EdTech4Beginners

When you think of virtual reality the first thing to come to mind probably isn’t education, it’s more entertainment! Well, one of the fastest growing industries in the world is trying to reach a wider audience one of which is Education, and higher Education.

Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM

User Generated Education

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Stress, The Silent Killer In Education

EdNews Daily

We start by appreciating how stress is a cause, a result or both for the most insidious problems in education including: Obesity. TeacherCoach: Individual educators can sign up and begin taking online learning engagements in a matter of minutes.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Wearables are in education. Given that research predicts a 46% growth of wearables in education between now and 2020, we all need to understand them. Physical education teachers are getting excited about biometric monitoring devices. Education How to Guides.

Why Open Education Resources Matter #GoOpen

The Web20Classroom

Might not be the best example but that's what happens to educators everyday. We rarely have anyone knocking on our doors but the fact is there is a lot of money in a closed system of education resources. This closed system of educational resources only hurts students.

Google Classroom resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. google classroom Google for Educators Google Classroom new resource for teachers to manage classes, assignments, student work, and to communicate with students.

Minecraft Education Edition

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Microsoft Innovative Educator Steve Isaacs, and Minecraft Education Manager Neal Manegold to discuss how Minecraft Education Education is shifting the way our students are learning in classrooms around the world.

Educators and Learning Catalyst Designers

Tech Helpful

Designer- Educators design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability. Educators: Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.

Maker Education and Social-Emotional Development

User Generated Education

Planning educational activities that incorporate social-emotional learning has broad benefits. Maker Education and Social Emotional Learning. Maker education, when planned around skills acquisition, can enhance social-emotional development.

2017 Predictions for American Education

Education Elements

Before we get too far into 2017 I like to reflect on what has been and make predictions for what the year ahead will mean for education. As a company, I can say that Education Elements will be changing the way we think about our partnerships and what these districts really value from our relationship. This is beyond driving a new initiative, and instead around changing the hearts and minds of educators to consider the needs of the student differently than we have in the past.

Cardboard Creations: A Maker Education Camp

User Generated Education

This post discusses my Cardboard Creations Maker Education Camp that was taught to fifteen 5 to 12 year old learners for five days, 2.5 Summer Maker Education Camp Project. As a recent NPR article discussed several challenges for maker education.

7 big Google changes and how they help educators

Ditch That Textbook

When new features or changes happen with Google products that affect education, it’s a big deal. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google calendar google classroom google keep

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Want to learn more about Augmented Reality in Education? Follow These Great Educators!

Two Guys and Some iPads

Augmented reality(AR) has continued to gain momentum in the educational landscape over the past couple of years. These educators featured below have dove in head first using AR in their classrooms and schools.

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

The Principal of Change

People have come to loathe the term “21st Century Education”, or “21st Century Teacher” The argument is that “we are 16 years into the 21st century!”, The only constant that we can count on education is change.

Maker Education Camp: Circuit Crafts

User Generated Education

This is my third summer offering maker education summer camps as part of a bigger program at a local school. Given all of the media coverage, an educator new to Maker Education may get the perception that it is all about this kind of high tech stuff.

The Impact of an Educator

A Principal's Reflections

I never gave much thought, nor did either of my brothers, about becoming an educator. Quite honestly, I told myself, and my parents, that I would never become an educator. All I knew with a great deal of certainty was that a career in education was not in the cards.

Personalizing Student and Educator Learning through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

To affect this change district-wide, BCPS needed to shift professional learning for educators to a more competency-based, autonomous model. BCPS leadership thought educators would be better prepared to apply S.T.A.T. To support the robust role an educator plays in the S.T.A.T.

Future educators

Learning with 'e's

What will educators do in the future? Certainly, people''s perceptions of education seem to be changing. They suggest that the future of education will see learning located in any place, with technology mediating all forms of communication.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

The easy tool educators are using every day From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. TIP: The Google for Education Blog has the breaking announcements and information on Google Classroom. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education.

Disrupting Education: Capturing the Essence

Brilliant or Insane

The post Disrupting Education: Capturing the Essence appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

This past January I wrote "10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have" and I have decided to modify it for the "10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have". The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology 1. Educators need to get online as part of their profession.

Why Social Media Education Is Needed In Schools

User Generated Education

There are parallels between sex education and social media education. Just say no doesn’t work for sex education as just don’t do it on social media won’t work for teens. Some may argue that social media education should be the role of parents.

The Education “Bat Signal”

The Principal of Change

As an educator, I was extremely lucky to work beside someone who had a lot of experience in education and was willing to share their knowledge and wisdom with a brand new teacher. Most of the great educators I know look back at their first year and feel the same way.

Education on Air - free online educational conference from Google

Educational Technology Guy

Google has just announced Education on Air, a free online conference for educators on May 8-9, 2015. This is free, online conference is for educators and is being presented by educators, and some students. Register for Education on Air today.

Six Sigma in Education - applying quality control systems in education

Educational Technology Guy

The intent of using some of these systems in education is to streamline processes and remove errors and issues. Six Sigma can also be used in Education. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

7 Words Educators Need to Reclaim

Brilliant or Insane

There are a good many things that frighten me about the field of education right now, but few things bother me more than the fact that many people are throwing the words of our profession around with reckless abandon. Inspiration edchat education reform Brilliant or Insane.

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

My book, The Relevant Educator ships today. Below is a post (thanks to the most awesome Mark Barnes) about the entire Connected Educator Series from Corwin. Enter Corwin Press and the Connected Educators Series. The Edcamp model connects educators to PD like never before.

10 key takeaways from Google’s Education on Air conference

Ditch That Textbook

The 2015 Education on Air conference featured tens of thousands of registered educators from 185 countries. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education youtubeWhen Google decides to put on a free online conference, it’s a huge event. They had more than 100 sessions to choose from in the two-day event. I was fortunate to present “Ditch your textbooks with Google Apps” to [.].