The Maker Movement In Education

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3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

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David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts. David Ternent is a middle school STEM teacher in Ohio.

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

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Subscribe to the Show Stacey Roshan – Bio as Submitted Stacey Roshan @ buddyxo is the Director of Innovation & Educational Technology at Bullis School and author of Tech with Heart: Leveraging Technology to Empower Student Voice, Ease Anxiety, & Create Compassionate Classrooms.

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The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms featuring @Mrnavas | @NJEA @MakerDepot

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Learn how you can get your students involved in STEM Education and the Maker Movement in this great podcast featuring a fantastic New Jersey Educator. Jersey Educator Podcast Learning Spaces STEM Education

The Maker Movement in New Jersey

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Learn how you can get your students involved in STEM Education and the Maker Movement in this great podcast featuring a fantastic New Jersey Educator. The post The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms featuring @Mrnavas | @NJEA @MakerDepot appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Jersey Educator Podcast Learning Spaces STEM Education

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

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The post Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Scratch and Makey Makey Across the Curriculum

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but as with all use of educational technologies, I believe that it should be used intentionally to assist learners in developing and expanding their content knowledge and life skills. Directions: Learners engaged in a maker-enhanced writers’ workshop.

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

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If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. The educator can assist learners in the interview process including how to develop interview questions.

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How the maker movement inspires every student to love learning

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You know the maker movement has hit the big leagues when even the President is talking about it. Earlier this year, for the National Week of Making, President Obama issued a call to action to educators, designers, and makers of all stripes.

The ‘Maker’ Movement: Understanding What the Research Says

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Cross-posted from the Digital Education blog. Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot–or as under-researched–as “Makereducation. The Maker Movement has its roots outside of school, in institutions such as science museums and in the informal activities that everyday people have taken part in for generations. There is growing interest in whether Maker education can help boost student learning outcomes, including test scores.

Dremel 3D printer fuels Maker Movement

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Debuting as the brand’s first device for education, the Dremel 3D Idea Builder empowers students to master key STEM concepts through hands-on learning and creativity. A common challenge when educators are asked to use a new device is understanding its practical classroom application.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

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Former secretary of education, William Bennett, says, “An elementary school that treats the arts as the province of a few gifted children, or views them only as recreation and entertainment, is a school that needs an infusion of soul.

Halloween Wars: An Interdisciplinary Lesson with a STEM, STEAM, Maker Education Focus

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To introduce and reinforce ideas, concepts, and skills associated with maker education, STEM, and STEM. For Halloween 2016, I did a version of Halloween Wars (a Food Network show) with my two classes of gifted elementary learners.

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Minecraft in the Classroom

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Jeff: Ah, yeah… So I’m using Minecraft Education Edition in my technology classroom with my students. So with Minecraft Education Edition, that’s what I was able to accomplish. That’s what Minecraft Education Edition does. That’s the great thing about Minecraft Education Edition.

What Libraries Offer the Maker Movement

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The Millvale site is part of a growing group of libraries that have opened up space, permanently or occasionally, for maker projects. It’s really about having people in places to manage and facilitate the maker experience.”

7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

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You can also use and create breakout educational experiences. The post 7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Maker Monday: How Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose (ENCORE)

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John Spencer, coauthor of two different best-selling books, Launch and Empower , talks about the creativity (and test score) boosts his classes experienced when he began Maker Mondays.

Remarkable Teaching: Student Created Virtual Reality Projects

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Educating Kids for Life not for Tests. Sean Wybrant, a Career and Technical Education teacher at William J. Sean Wybrant in episode 358 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Simple and Rube Goldberg Machines: A Maker Education, STEAM Lesson

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Maker Education Uncategorized experiential learning maker education maker movement STEAM STEMRecently I facilitated a simple machines leading into Rube Goldberg machines lesson with my gifted elementary students.

Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

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Join me and other education speakers at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27.

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Displays: A Maker Education Project

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See Halloween Wars: An Interdisciplinary Lesson with a STEM, STEAM, Maker Education Focus for more about this. Materials: micro:bit (one for each team), heavy stock cardboard, (servos with jumper wires and alligator clips if movement is designed).

Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose

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John Spencer, co-author of two different best-selling books, Launch and Empower , talks about the creativity (and test score) boosts his classes experienced when he began Maker Mondays. Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose. What is Maker Monday? Maker Monday.

Maker Education Camp: Circuit Crafts

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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.

Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

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SMART wants to recognize educators across the globe who inspire greatness in their students, peers or community. Nominate your favorite educator at coolcatteacher.com/greatness. All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) How to Guides.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

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” The post Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

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You can also use and create breakout educational experiences. Vicki: Sam, what do you think are some of the most common mistakes that educators make when they start using coding with kids. He has a doctorate in literacy education and he isn’t afraid to use it.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

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OK, well, educators, just remember that you can use technology in any classroom. I was educated at the University of Alabama and graduated with an undergraduate degree in Russian Language and Literature in 1993.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

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Thank you Karen for not only being an amazing educator but a kind, thoughtful person. And by that time, there were pretty much just pictures of educators with them in their shopping carts everywhere, you know. Karen is a 2007 Apple Distinguished Educator.

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

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The post Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

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Cathy Rubin in her Global Search for Education has posed these questions in my inbox for this month’s global search for education column: “ What should we teach young people in an age where Dr. Google has an answer for everything?”

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

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He is an American Film Institute Screen Educator and an Apple Distinguished Educator. The post Making Better Videos and Movies with Students appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

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I’ll be speaking with other amazing educators like Suzy Boss, Janet Zadina, Jay McTighe, Dr. Brendan Ozawa de Silva, Scott Sanchez, Dr. Ayanna M Howard and more.

9 Fine Ways to Do Better 20% Time

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A global search in education blog post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Maker Movement. Many schools are creating maker spaces or “ Fab Labs ” so students have a space and place to invent.

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

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Vicki: And I just want to stress — also as a fellow technology educator — that sandboxing is so important. Leah is a 20-year veteran educator.

Mindset of the Maker Educator Presentation

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This presentation, prepared for the Global Maker Day virtual conference, provides some background information on maker education, being a reflective practitioner, documenting learning, the roles of the maker educator, and resources. Education Maker Education experiential learning maker education maker educator maker movement STEAM STEM

The Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” STEAM Program Wants You! Take Just 5 Minutes to Apply!

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see the full rules ): During the Sweepstakes Period and during the Samsung® “Solve for Tomorrow” 2018 Education Contest registration period (starting at 12:00:01 p.m. appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Different Schools for a Different World

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We saw some movement in the 80’s and 90’s around portfolio development, around performance assessment, and other sorts of indicators of authentic work. Scott: Well, until we gain critical mindset with our communities… and our educators and our policymakers… we’re going to have to wait a while.