Ideas for Project-Based Learning at the Elementary Level

EdTechTeacher

In February, I had the opportunity to work with an incredible group of elementary educators from Nauset Schools on Cape Cod. – Provide guidelines, but also be flexible in accommodating students’ unique needs and settings. By Tom Driscoll ( @TomDriscollEDU ).

To Combat the ‘COVID Slide,’ Tutoring Program Pairs Elementary Schoolers with College Students

Edsurge

In addition to providing a rigorous, standards-based curriculum to children in the program, it was also important to the former governor and his wife that the tutoring be held in person, as they felt the college students could be good role models and possible mentors to the elementary-age students.

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Elementary school teachers struggle with Common Core math standards

The Hechinger Report

2, 2014 photo, teacher Joy Burke surprises her students with homemade cookies as they leave their fifth grade class at John Hay Elementary school in Seattle. Cookies and math tend to go together in an elementary school classroom. In this Thursday, Oct.

Creating Positive Learning Environments

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today. All Subjects Classroom Design Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

Three ways to help end the disconnect between pre-k and early elementary education

The Hechinger Report

Pre-K to Kindergarten Transition: As children move from their pre-K classroom into kindergarten, they need support and guidance and strong ties should exist between the pre-K program and the feeder elementary school. Alyssa Auck.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

The CoolCatTeacher

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

COLUMN: School reopening plans must ensure safety of custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers and substitutes

The Hechinger Report

Des Moines Public Schools custodian Joel Cruz cleans a desk in the classroom at Brubaker Elementary School in Desmoines, Iowa. Andre Perry Columnists Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School New Orleans News Funding Health and nutrition Politics

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

The CoolCatTeacher

What we try to have our teachers do, particularly in our middle school where we are one-to-one grades five through eight is encouraging teachers to use the tools in the classroom and incorporate guidelines for how to behave as they’re doing these projects and using these tools.

When kids go back to school, who’s going to drive the bus?

The Hechinger Report

210,000 — The number of bus drivers working directly for elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Similar to scaled-back guidelines from the federal government, the state board’s criteria for reopening schools make no mention of bus drivers or student transportation.

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. Santha Walters on episode 282 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Top 10 Social Networking Guidelines for Educators Who Wish to Keep Their Career Intact

EdTechSandyK

I tweaked it just this week to present to a group of elementary (K-5) teachers. I put this together about two months ago at the request of some educational technology professionals I know who were curious about boundaries when it comes to what to post and do on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook.

Enhance Young Learner's English Vocabulary with @MindSnacks & Teach Foreign Languages!

Kleinspiration

As students review the different lessons, they will find each vocabulary word is packed with example sentences, usage guidelines, and fun factoids about homophones, word parts, etymology and figurative language. I''ve been nominated for A Bammy Award for Elementary Teacher of the Year.

5 Apps to Share Class Work!

Kleinspiration

My Terrific Three Apps for the Elementary Classroom As a working parent, sometimes it is difficult to sign up for volunteer dates. To give it a try, I set up a circle with Todd and invited two other friends and fellow elementary teachers, Brad and Drew.

Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

The “Open Middle” math problem format is NOT talking about middle school math, although it applies to middle, high school, elementary, and even college math just the same.

TEACHER VOICE: Reimagine schools? We must widen our starting points

The Hechinger Report

and called for the CDC to revise its guidelines to facilitate this. Arts Education Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School News Opinion music education online learning Policy & Reform

Inspiration Stations: A Creative Spin on the Station Rotation

Catlin Tucker

Unfortunately, it’s rare to see students engage in play at school after they’ve left elementary school, but secondary students need this time too. Instead of designing academic tasks to be completed in each station, I designed creative tasks with very loose guidelines.

U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall

MindShift

The guidelines do note that adult school staff are more at risk compared to young children and need to be able to distance from other adults as much as possible — no in-person faculty meetings, no class visits by parents.

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

Guidelines to assist the implementation of differentiated learning activities in South African secondary schools. Differentiation of Instruction in the Elementary Grades.

How to Stay Physically, but Not Emotionally, Distant with Kindergarten and Pre-K Students

MindShift

CDC guidelines recommend social distancing, keeping students in one classroom throughout the day, and masks for adults. (In Melissa Ali-Bell, an administrator at Baldwin Hills Elementary School in Los Angeles says, “I think it’s going to be extremely difficult for the little ones to not touch.

5 Fast Ways to Give Positive Feedback

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

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

User Generated Education

UDL has reordered the principles and guidelines, to begin with, Multiple Means of Engagement, the Why of Learning that compliments how the Design Thinking Process involves learners in identifying an authentic problem or challenge. Video Game Design with Elementary Learners.

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The Surprising Science of Life Changing Moments

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today. I taught at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

The CoolCatTeacher

See Todd’s show for guidelines. The move to middle school comes after almost fifteen years in elementary education as a third grade teacher and as an elementary library media specialist.

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1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

In my previous blog on the subject , we explored some of the better online resources for the elementary school teacher hoping to blend their elementary school classroom. Why is digital PBL so rare in foundational and elementary phases?

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What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

EdTech Magazine

million to comply with recommended health and safety guidelines in 2020-2021, according to estimates from the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

EdTech Magazine

million to comply with recommended health and safety guidelines in 2020-2021, according to estimates from the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

Waterford

4] Even though the technology is likely to change from their early school years to the time they start their first career, teaching digital literacy in elementary school is a great way to get students started.

Follett’s Aspen SIS Attains Ed-Fi Certification Status

techlearning

5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students ] Ed-Fi certifications allow product developers to demonstrate a product’s fidelity to Ed-Fi standards and guidelines, and for purchasers or users to be confident that a product conforms to those same Ed-Fi standards and guidelines.

Qualities of Effective Educator Professional Development

User Generated Education

What follows are the general guidelines I use to plan and structure my professional development workshops. Recently, I facilitated two weekends of math instruction for elementary teachers. Most administrators and teachers believe in the importance and value of professional development.

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

So I started with her, creating the social media guidelines for the New York City Department of Education. Eileen Lennon is part of the team that developed the social media guidelines and resources for the NYC Board of Education.

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Demonstrating the Impact of Powerful Learning: HP Teaching Fellows and Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As part of the Reinvent the Classroom initiative, a collaboration between Digital Promise, HP, Microsoft, and Intel, Digital Promise is supporting innovative elementary and secondary school teachers through the HP Teaching Fellows.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

EdTech Magazine

million to comply with recommended health and safety guidelines in 2020-2021, according to estimates from the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). billion Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund , $3 billion Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund and $307.5

#ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts

The Web20Classroom

I presented with Sam Walker , an Instructional Technologist at Kimmel Farm Elementary School in my district. Earlier today I had the honor and pleasure of presenting at the Annual Conference for ASCD.

3 steps to implementing an ecosystem of phonics-based learning

eSchool News

The feedback we gathered formed the following guidelines for our ideal platform: We needed a platform that keeps students actively engaged.