The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. Vicki: The Facebook scandal with Cambridge Analytica and more. What happened on Facebook? So, Britt, did you delete your Facebook, or not?

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary and primary students can learn to code. How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson. Why code in the elementary grades? So, Sam, why do we even want to code in the elementary grades?

Using Mind Maps in Elementary


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.

I Saw it on Facebook! Focusing School Communities on Literacy with Social Media


In my neck of the woods, the people are on Facebook , which means so am I, and I am one thumbs-upping gal. I am the librarian at an elementary school that serves over 400 students in grades K through four. I heavily promote participation in both of these events on Facebook.

Common Core Elementary Apps Created by Teachers for the @iTooch App by EduPad!


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).

Collaboration Created with a Facebook Post

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Robotics partnership wins Oklahoma elementary school $50K and lots of accolades. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Hardware

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 135 Teaching With Apps In Elementary

TeachThought - Learn better.

135 Teaching With Apps In Elementary Drew Perkins talks with Angela French about her work and experience in helping to develop learning apps geared towards elementary learners. 135 Teaching With Apps In Elementary appeared first on TeachThought. ? The TeachThought Podcast Ep.

Teaching Empathy to Elementary Students Through a Charming Read Aloud


Maria knew exactly how to handle the group of 70 second graders; she is a former elementary teacher herself. click here to download - Connect with Maria Dismondy Twitter: click here Facebook: click here Website: click here Blog: click here.

Parallel webs: actually having good discussions on Facebook

Bryan Alexander

I’m writing this post with some embarrassment, because these discussions have occurred on Facebook. I’ve been on Facebook for a while, since around the time it opened up to the public. Back to the present: given the problems gestured at above, why am I still in Facebook?

Parallel webs: actually having good discussions on Facebook

Bryan Alexander

I’m writing this post with some embarrassment, because these discussions have occurred on Facebook. I’ve been on Facebook for a while, since around the time it opened up to the public. Back to the present: given the problems gestured at above, why am I still in Facebook?

Facebook helps makerspaces expand in the classroom

eSchool News

Now with the help of Facebook and the Ravenswood Education Foundation, he’s come close to reaching that goal. “For all we know, the founder of the next Facebook is right here in the Ravenswood School District.”

PBIS, Discipline, and Compassion Fatigue

The CoolCatTeacher

Melissa Mann on episode 488 When I shared a USA Today Article on PBIS on my Facebook page , teachers started responding and yelled volumes about mis-implementation mis-understandings and mis-use of discipline — specifically PBIS — in their schools.

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.

Restorative Justice and Consequences that Actually Improve Behavior

The CoolCatTeacher

He is the creator of @teachergoals, one of the most popular educational accounts in the world on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Most of us have seen these photographic tools in Snapchat (and now, Facebook) that let users take pictures of themselves and put funny graphic masks on their faces.

Facebook, Charter Network Ramping Up Personalized-Learning Software for More Schools

Marketplace K-12

Personalized learning pioneer Summit Public Schools is expanding its network to include 100 new schools, CEO Dianne Tavenner announced via a Facebook post today. In 2014, Tavenner hit it off with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, leading to an unconventional partnership between the charter school organization and the social-networking behemoth around the development of new personalized learning software. Inside Facebook’s Partnership to Develop Software for K-12 Schools.

California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School


- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and Comprehensive Professional Development System to Create Authentic STEM Teaching and Learning Environments for Elementary Students- Silver Spring, Md.

The Social Media Game Elementary School Students Should Be Playing

The Innovative Educator

Most recently I had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of elementary students about social media and which platforms they are using. MovieStarPlanet is a blend of Facebook and YouTube with a learning dimension added." Now check out who is behind the creation of MovieStar Planet: The Danish Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation in cooperation with The Danish University of Education, and a number of elementary school teachers.In I''m a student voice advocate.

An Educator's Challenge! iPads in an Elementary Classroom


Ten years ago we did not have facebook, instagram, or twitter, but now corporations pay big bucks using social media to market their products. Each year, I am seeing more and more students entering elementary school with technology knowledge greater than ever before.

What one thing should a student know, understand, or be able to do by the time they leave elementary school?

Reading By Example

I shared the question out on Instagram, Twitter, a Facebook group, and a Google+ Community. I received an even stronger response in the Facebook group Teachers Throwing Out Grades. I don’t want to know how many other faces have been pushed into this toy.

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

If a student has a personal Twitter or Facebook account, that is between the student and their parents. 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. Here''s how he does it. I am often asked about how we use "social media" here at PS 10.

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

If you have a class social media channel on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube- Adobe Spark is about to take it to the next level of awesomeness! What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!) creative tools available online or as an app download.

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Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: There are all these mermaid conspiracy theories – I think Jelly Barker posted on Facebook the other day, that somebody said he’s a mermateer(???), Currently, she teaches and learns in a first grade classroom at Evening Street Elementary in Worthington, Ohio.

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Announce Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Elementary School Contest Winner, Set to Empower the Next Generation of Fiscally Fit Leaders


Mary’s Elementary School in Bellevue, Nebraska as the $10,000 grand prize winner of the Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! The contest invited elementary school teachers and families to take a pledge to teach kids how to “earn, save, spend and donate.” – Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Awards St.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Adam Welcome , elementary school principal and Remind Advisory Board member from Martinez, California, will share best practices for Chat as well as tips for using Remind''s Scheduled Messages, Attachments, Stamps, and more!

Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

While I wanted to share some pictures on our Facebook page, I didn’t feel comfortable putting so many pictures online because I take so many! I haven’t used all of these features but some of them will be interesting to some of you elementary teachers: Behavior Management.

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How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

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Twitter | Facebook | Google+ |. Teaching Technology Terry Heick Elementary School General Veteran TeacherAuthor information. Terry Heick. Director at TeachThought. Founder & Director of TeachThought, humanist, technologist, futurist, failed philosopher, macro thinker extraordinaire.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Once you register for the project, we’re going to give you a link to our special Facebook group so that you will be linked up with other teachers and the project creators to give you that extra support that you might need. in Elementary Education.

7 Ways to Incorporate Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Into the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

When they shared what was happening on the school Facebook page, the story went viral. A post sponsored by TeacherVision From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Social emotional learning is a hot topic these days.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

They have a fantastic Facebook page for teachers, that I’d encourage you to check out if you have a chance. Richard Byrne on episode 225 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Recognizing Human Trafficking and What To Do About It in Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Ashley: Traffickers will have fake Facebook accounts, or on Kik, or on Whatsapp. Administrators All Grades Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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How to Engage Students and Find Your Creative Breakthrough

The CoolCatTeacher

We scroll through Facebook. Hope also distributes original lesson plans and curriculum materials through her blog, Elementary Shenanigans, and the “Teachers Pay Teachers” website.

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Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

We have a group on Facebook and Collaborate. All Grades All Subjects College (aged 18+) Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Amazon Alexa in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

VICKI: You know, when I heard, I saw it on Facebook, and you all were talking about using the Echo in a classroom. All Subjects Amazon Alexa Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Librarians Teachers Technology Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

Different Schools for a Different World

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: Yes, beyond regurgitative multiple choice, because you know many years ago… I can’t remember who it was that was on Facebook. Scott McLeod on episode 189 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ experience researching, writing and speaking about young digital media users, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety and currently serves on the Trust & Safety advisory boards of Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat.

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Motivating Teachers to Include Everyone

The CoolCatTeacher

And so afterward, at the end of the year, she wrote this thing on Facebook and she said how I changed his life. All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Monday Motivation Students Teachers