Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s show is a team of people at Google who have done just that. Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. She currently works at Google as an Eng.

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Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Helen Kardiasmenos uses games to teach almost every subject in her early elementary classroom in Australia. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

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Getting past STEM Labels into real STEM Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Taylor Ryan on Episode 577 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Lots of things are labeled “STEM” these days but many of them are just rote instructions for students to follow. Is this truly STEM learning?

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5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary Math can be exciting. 5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Kelly Gary, a first-grade teacher in Pennsylvania, about five ideas for improving elementary math with technology. I create a Google Doc.

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?

What’s Hot (and Not) in Google Classroom with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

Dig into teaching practices with Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Google Classroom is a tool that can help build relationships between students and teachers. They have two STEM challenges running now.

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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. Market Survey – Google Form. The learners created the following promotional flyer using Google Docs.

The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

Educational Technology Guy

The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through by Kate Began With our world becoming increasingly technology-driven, there is growing demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. RELATED: STEM Resources (lots).

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Google Masters For Kids of All Ages: Badges, Skills and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. Google Masters for Kids of All Ages.

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ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Stephanie Goldman and her first-year mentee Lindsay George have used Google Drive and Google Classroom to supercharge their mentor/mentee relationship. Stephanie Golden: ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom.

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Teaching Science Online with Chris Anderson

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Blended Learning and E-Learning Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Using Book Creator in the Elementary Classroom – T his is a FREE Resource great for K-4 educators looking for ways to use Book Creator in their classroom.

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

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

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Classroom Design Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. Some parts let you attach Google Docs and other tools, so the tight integration with Google actually adds project management on top of the collaborative tools that we’re already using.

How Kids Can Design in AR and VR with Robert Kalman

The CoolCatTeacher

From Google Tour Creator, CoSpaces, Merge Cube (with Tinkercad) and Panaform – Robert will share simple tools you can start using with your students today. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

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. Additional Resources referenced from Jackie’s blog: Introducing Design Thinking to Elementary Learners.

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5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Project Pals connects with Google Classroom but also lets me see detail on which students are contributing and participating. I currently teach elementary art at Parkway Elementary in the Bryant School District in Arkansas.

3 Basic Things Every School Should Teach Relating to Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jorge Valenzuela on Episode 602 of the 10 Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Sixty-seven percent of STEM jobs will be in computing. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Eduprotocols for kindergarten and early elementary with the book’s co-author Jon Corippo. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

Student-Driven Hyperdocs

The CoolCatTeacher

Currently, she is an Innovative Learning Specialist for Five-Star Technology Solutions and a Google Certified Trainer spreading love for #EdTech that empowers students to think critically and follow their passion!

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Specifically, I’ll mention features of Screencastify , the tool I recommend for students to use for Google Chrome or Chromebooks. (If Bandwidth Savings when Uploading to Google Drive. For example, you might want to make sure that students understand how the advanced Google search works.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: So it’s a Google Doc, and they can make a copy of the doc, review it read only, right? Then I actually have Google Classroom, which is where I put it so it’s a little bit easier for them to access.

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20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast. Author of The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom. Google Certified Innovator. Google Certified Trainer. Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Students can log in with their Google ID or set up an account. Chromebooks Common Core Data Driven Instruction Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

5 Googley Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month

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Eric Curts gives us five ways to use Google apps, extensions and tools to celebrate Poetry Month. Google” friend Eric Curts. He knows everything about Google, but also we’re talking about poetry because April is Poetry Month. Blackout Poetry with Google Docs.

How to Make Math Moments That Matter

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Math Teachers Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation STEM Teachers Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

So is it almost like somebody’s in Google Classroom, and the doc is like a page or a webpage you would have in your LMS? Now, what I do is in Google Classroom , I will give them the Hyperdoc, and then I will make a copy for each student. So it will sort of build out on that Google site.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

Tool #1: Make Bookshelves in Google Books. Richard: So this is one that’s right under everyone’s nose when ever they go to Google, but whenever I share it, people are like, “Oh! It’s Google Books. Now, there’s two versions of Google Books. Tool #4: Google Expeditions.

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5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Idea #4: Google Expeditions. Leslie: My fourth one is Google Expeditions. Vicki: So give me an example of a Google Expedition you love.

MEL Science Raises $6 Million to Bring STEM to Life with Kits and VR

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Educational customers listed on the company website include Mercury Mine Elementary School in Phoenix, Oakland Academy in Portage, Mich., Google Cardboard now sells for about $15. Education Technology STEM Virtual Reality FinancingWhile growing up in St.

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I find this helpful for uploading to Google Classroom or Airdropping the file to my Mac for display to the whole class. YouTube Students can publish directly to the YouTube accounts associated with their Google accounts. (If You can use this format in your Google classroom.

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Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020. It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. One example used was Google’s idea to allow its employees 20% percent job time for self direction.

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Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie. They have been using the ChromeBooks in our classroom to do Google searches. You could make a Google slide.