Open Badges in Elementary School

The CoolCatTeacher

Some elementary classrooms are using self-directed badges for competency acquisition by students. Open Badges in Elementary School. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Amy Cooper, who’s at an elementary school in Minnesota. Can you provide an example?

Pi Day: An Example of an Interdisciplinary, Engaging Lesson

User Generated Education

I have the privilege of teaching my gifted elementary students for multiple years.

Elementari

Technology Tidbits

Elementari is a wonderful new site for digital storytelling and project based learning that I just found out about from Larry Ferlarzzo's excellent blog. Below is an example. I highly recommend checking out Elementari by clicking here !!!

Elementari

Technology Tidbits

Elementari is a wonderful new site for digital storytelling and project based learning that I just found out about from Larry Ferlarzzo's excellent blog. Below is an example. I highly recommend checking out Elementari by clicking here !!! *

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

The CoolCatTeacher

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades. Vicki: Steve, do you find that there are teachers that think that kids can’t really understand these concepts — like elementary kids really understanding XY coordinates?

Elementary Social Entrepreneurship: A Perfect STEAM Lesson

User Generated Education

But elementary school-age kids do have the natural curiosity, imagination, drive, and ability to come up with innovative ways to change the world for the better. I am completing a social entrepreneurship unit with my gifted students, grades 2nd through 5th. It was one of my favorite units.

Teaching Elementary-Level Learners About the Brain

User Generated Education

Here is a run down of the learning activities I did with my gifted elementary students to teach them about their brains: Introduction to the Brain. Examples: Education brain cooperative learning experiential learning neuroscience STEM

Using Mind Maps in Elementary

Kleinspiration

Using Mind Maps in Elementary I''ve been using MindMaple for many of my personal and professional organizational needs, and I wanted to see if my seven year old daughter could use the software to create a mind map.

Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

The CoolCatTeacher

A student example blogging as “the blue bunny” and learning point of view. 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.

Video Game Design with Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

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Exploring Learner Profiles: Resources, Examples, and Questions to Consider

EdTechTeacher

Below are key resources, practical examples, and questions to consider when creating learner profiles. Learner Profile Prototype Examples. Learner Profile Template – Middle School Example. Learner Profile Survey – High School Example.

50+ Free Interactive Games for Elementary

Kleinspiration

over 50 games for EACH grade level ~ ABCya.com is My FAVORITE website for elementary learning! The site is perfect for any elementary grade level. For example, we may play Fraction Fling (similar to Angry Birds) before we launch our study of fractions.

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. For example, play Mario with a Play-Doh keyboard, or piano with fruit!

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).

3 Fun Examples Of Technology-Based Assessement

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 3 Fun Examples Of Technology-Based Assessement appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Elementary School New Teacher Tools

Will new standards improve elementary science education?

The Hechinger Report

Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. Next, students matched images of scenes — a toy car being pushed up a ramp or two people tossing a ball, for example — with the correct word identifying the type of force depicted: strong or gentle.

How You Can Encourage Teamwork in Any Elementary Classroom

Kleinspiration

For example, because we have always used ClassDojo as a whole class or small group model, when we notice a friend being respectful, we share it when appropriate. TeamWork Made Easy - Thanks to ClassDojo ~ It's never about the tool itself.

#Iwishmyteacherknew Examples Revealing All Around

TeachThought - Learn better.

#Iwishmyteacherknew Examples Revealing All Around. Kyle Schwartz teaches third grade at Doull Elementary in Colorado. Iwishmyteacherknew’ 40 Moving Examples Of #Iwishmyteacherknew; 40 Moving Examples Of #Iwishmyteacherknew .

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

Using a blog hits many important curriculum areas, such as differentiating instruction as well as meeting many Common Core Standards (see here & here for examples). Guest post by Computer Teacher & Tech Coordinator, Chris Casal | Cross posted at The Casal Operating System Editor''s note: Chris Casal is a member of the NYC DOE Social Media Advisory Team. His insights have helped inspire and guide teachers in the effective use of social media in the classroom.

5 Classroom Design Themes for Elementary Make-Overs!

Kleinspiration

For example, instead of using baskets or tins, I used metal dog bowls to hold classroom supply items.

Four tips from a successful elementary school

The Hechinger Report

In this file photo, a student at a Mississippi elementary school reads during class. Kathleen Grigsby principal of Davis Magnet World IB Elementary School, spoke to The Hechinger Report about student success at the school, particularly with early literacy.

Elementary Book Report Machine

The Electric Educator

My first project of 2016 was to help Kingsley elementary school , a small school in northern Michigan, build an elementary book report machine. Writing reflectively is a key component of the common core standards ( example ).

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. For example, they can take pictures of the homework board in the classroom. apps best tech elementary edtech grade level technology integration web based

Draw and Tell: Create Animated Screencasts with Elementary Students – From Tom

EdTechTeacher

For example, students might draw their favorite animals and then record their explanation of what they are and why they drew them. The post Draw and Tell: Create Animated Screencasts with Elementary Students – From Tom appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Study reveals elementary math gains

eSchool News

For example, “In HCPSS, the student who started the year at the 50th percentile, and who used DreamBox at the average level of 7.1 Study of grades 3-5 students showed improved math achievement with personalized learning approach.

4 tips for incorporating safe, engaging, tech-rich material into early elementary ed

eSchool News

I found Boclips, for example, through the Georgia Science Teachers Association Facebook page. I love incorporating technology into my curriculum and introducing it to my students in meaningful ways. The good news is that teaching them to use technology isn’t difficult.

Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

techlearning

This post includes a handful of Adobe Spark activities for elementary students! The examples below provides ideas for a handful of activities you can tailor to different ages and content area goals. [ Here’s an example hosted on YouTube all about Sea Turtles.

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Will New Standards Improve Elementary Science Education?

MindShift

Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. Next, students matched images of scenes — a toy car being pushed up a ramp or two people tossing a ball, for example — with the correct word identifying the type of force depicted: strong or gentle.

How to Use Robots in Elementary Classrooms – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

My elementary faculty impressed me with their ability to use these 21st-century robots in a variety of subject areas including language arts and humanities. Here are four examples of how A. Example #1 – Using Robots for Reading Comprehension.

Amidst Opioid Addiction, Plummeting Morale, One Elementary School Reinvents Itself

Edsurge

When you enter Parker-Varney Elementary School, you are immediately struck by the relaxed atmosphere. One of the most powerful examples of Parker-Varney’s capacity to change are our multi-age grade bands. Across Parker-Varney Elementary, teachers focus on what can work rather than on what is not working. Make your way to the office to check in, and you’ll see students walking by and waving, moving in and out of community spaces with confidence and ease.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

And then there’s a lot of other possible neat examples. they are a big time saver for students and teaches on long documents, for example, if you’re writing a book.

Building Teamwork and Perseverance in Early Elementary Students with Breakouts

MindShift

They might decide to let that student try a puzzle beforehand, for example, so he knows what to expect during the activity. The first Breakout Angie Sutherland designed was in response to a teacher’s request for an activity to help her students improve their teamwork skills.

How to Promote Deeper Learning with the 4 Shifts

The CoolCatTeacher

She gives examples of effective design using technology and where many programs are falling short. Julie Graber on Episode 497 The four shifts is a new education technology paradigm shared in the book Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber.

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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? For example, a student might be writing or drawing a story with an app that can insert videos, but the app itself cannot make a video.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

How To Start The School Year By Building Relationships Lesson Plan Idea: For example, I kick off the year in “Masterpiece Theater” (the name of my classroom) by having students create a masterpiece in Play-Doh representing something that’s essential to the masterpiece of their life.

My New Intel All-In-One PC, Before And After #IntelAIO (Perfect Touchscreen PC for Elementary!)

Kleinspiration

Take the personal computer, for example. An Elementary Teacher''s Opinion Keep in mind as you''re reading this review that I am not a technology specialist. Before and After My AIO (All-In-One) PC As a 2nd grade classroom teacher, I often find that my goals or expectations for a product may differ slightly from those are not educators. In the classroom, a teacher''s desk computer can often become much more than a "personal" computer.

Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: Can you give me an example of a recent Hyperdoc lesson? Give me an example. Vicki: So you’ve given us the suggestion to look at other examples.

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