Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

Below is an except – Chapter 5: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator. The process of bringing maker education into formal and informal educational settings involves different approaches and strategies than in a more traditional educational setting.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

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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. Entry Guidelines The U.S. Help Your Students Enter the U.S.

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Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

We adapted the Design Thinking Process to include additional phases based on our own experiences in schools with educators and kids. The educator can assist learners in the interview process including how to develop interview questions. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: What are some general guidelines for when you bring drones into the classroom to make it safe. OK, well, educators, just remember that you can use technology in any classroom. After graduation, I pursued and obtained my Masters in Secondary English Education.

Makerspaces: New Prospects for Hands-On Learning in Schools

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In my last blog post , I wrote about the rebirth of career and technical education (CTE) in U.S. I closed by suggesting the growth of maker labs — or makerspaces — in schools presented some interesting opportunities.

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Many say the presidential candidates’ debates and discussions lack a focus on education—here are the issues the candidates should research. Follow these guidelines to create a technology infrastructure that support teachers and students. Dremel 3D printer fuels Maker Movement. Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week.

Making an Impact with Problem / Project Based Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instructional methods like Genius Hour , the Maker Movement, and STEAM allow teachers to meet high learning standards while supporting innovation. At this point, give students their mission with guidelines. You can give them the solution and guidelines when you introduce the problem. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration Global Issues in Education pbl problem based learning project based learning

Making an Impact with Problem / Project Based Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instructional methods like Genius Hour , the Maker Movement, and STEAM allow teachers to meet high learning standards while supporting innovation. At this point, give students their mission with guidelines. You can give them the solution and guidelines when you introduce the problem. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration Global Issues in Education pbl problem based learning project based learning

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

CoSN is designed for education leaders to better understand their changing roles in creating the new face of learning, and it''s a great event with terrific history and high-powered speakers. Education Revolution Google+ Community Speaking of games: The secret to effective e-Learning games.