Free Webinar: 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers), Monica Burns (Class Tech Tips), and I will be hosting a free webinar with Kids Discover Online on October 3 from 4:30-5:30 pm Eastern Time. In this webinar, we’ll cover: What is inquiry-based learning? I hope you see you at the webinar.

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5 Ways to Curate Texts That Inspire Readers

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Wright on episode 550 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students need to be surrounded by books that inspire them to read and rejoice in books. But how do we curate those texts to inspire our readers?

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How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’ll share the vocabulary I use for teaching programming, how I teach with Metaverse, and some new features that help us manage our classroom as students program in AR and share with each other. This is because Metaverse is simple and easy to use.

5 Ideas to Experience Inquiry in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Kimberly Mitchell talks about how we can promote inquiry in the classroom. From helping students to effectively generate questions to modeling curiosity, we have five practical ideas to bring inquiry into our classroom. ” Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Kyle Pearce: How to Make Math Visual

The CoolCatTeacher

Kyle Pearce talks about how to make math visual for students. Discussing current theories supporting effective math teaching, Kyle helps us understand how to improve math understanding with kids who struggle. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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[Free Digital Citizenship Webinar] The 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

On Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for a free webinar on the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. In this webinar I'll teach you how! Webinar has begun or passed. Check the link to get a recording. Register Now or click to learn more.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about this program, how you can join in, and how you can become a better mentor. Jennifer gives you a description in simple language, a screenshot of the tool in action and then a play button that takes you to a video about how the tool works. How’s that going?

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5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) All of the nine topics that I like to teach begin with P: passwords, property, photographs, permissions, privacy, professionalism, permanence, and protection. Go to advancementcourses.com/give to submit your project today.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

If you want to join a group of teachers doing Virtual Valentines, you’ll want to listen to the show and sign up by February 2. Also, learn about other projects throughout the year and how teachers design these projects to meet standards. 7 Ways to Get Started.

Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Brian Friedlander discusses the top tech tools for kids who struggle to read and write. From voice dictation to word suggestion and more, this podcast talks about the practical tools that will help kids empower themselves to learn. FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING.

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Formative Assessment Tools and Tips from Monica Burns #FormativeTech

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn how to get results. Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” How should teachers select their formative assessment tool belt. Want to hear another Tech Tool Tuesday? Learn how to get results.

EdTechTeam Live: iPads in the Elementary Classroom Webinar Archive

EdTechTeam

Last Wednesday, Tracy Purdy , Ben Friesen, Angela Gadtke and I had a blast sharing resources for using iPads in the elementary classroom on our Teaching & Learning Team's monthly webinar. The live chat exploded with ideas on how to use it.

Epic Effective Classroom Decoration and Design Resources

The CoolCatTeacher

30+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Busy teachers can use good classroom decoration and design principles to boost learning. Tools to Help You Design Your Classroom.

How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

Scroll down to download her free getting started guide. (I This is such a great program that I asked Angela if I could link up with her to recommend her program to all of my readers. Attend the free webinars. Sign up for Angela’s summer secrets webinar.

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How to Increase Reading Comprehension With a Daily Dose of D.E.A.R.

Edsurge

It goes by many clever (and slightly ridiculous ) names, but all of those acronyms refer to the act of reading recreationally at school. A 2000 report by the National Reading Panel downplayed the effectiveness of SSR despite evidence to the contrary. helped them to learn how to read.

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Starting to Homeschool Webinar #2 - The Elementary Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"Starting to Homeschool" is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling. Each Webinar will be a half-hour presentation by Patrick Farenga, followed by a half hour of questions and answers with attendees. The first Webinar was held on February 27th, 2015, and the recording can be viewed on the [link] site under the "Recordings" link.

Webinar covers social and emotional learning strategies

eSchool News

On June 24, 2015, educators and administrators can learn how SEL assessment and instruction helps improve student outcomes and alleviate behavior issues during the free webinar, “Learn from Peers and Experts Why Social & Emotional Learning Curriculum and Assessment Go Hand-in-Hand.”.

Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn how they work, why more schools don’t use them, and common mistakes schools make as they implement this model. FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry-based learning. Go to coolcatteacher.com/discover and get started for free.

How To "Amp Up" Your Traditional Lesson Planning in Today's Classrooms

Kleinspiration

If We Expect Students to Collaborate, Are WE Leading By Example? Granted, we (as educators) are pushing each other's thinking and offering ideas, but how are we taking our practice a step further and truly connecting with those who we collaborate with online?

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Now, using 3DBear , I’m able to offer students a classroom where they can create and share. Also, I’m able to easily assess and share their work in AR. How does AR work in 3D Bear?

How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Here are eight ways that administrators and school leaders can empower their faculty to successfully adopt technology in their curriculum. Using technology because it’s there, or because you’re “expected to” can be a path to failure. We want our learners to be successful.

Motivating Special Needs Breakthroughs #mondaymotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

Empowering special needs students with technologies is one of the greatest ways to motivate and ignite their learning. Let’s start this Monday motivation remembering the joyful opportunity we have to help every child with technology! Register now for the free webinar.

Singapore Math offers new summer webinar series for educators

eSchool News

Singapore Math publisher Marshall Cavendish Education has introduced a new, professional development webinar series for teachers of grades K-5 scheduled throughout August. Back-2-School with Math webinars support any math curriculum or classroom style.

How to Craft a Learner-Centered Classroom – Guest Post from Ann Feldmann

EdTechTeacher

How can we craft learning environments that take advantage of technology to help students become independent, engaged, and reflective of their work? Knowing how to use the technology with the curriculum is critical to crafting a digital age learning environment.

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone Blog

Genius hour is a movement in schools that allows students to explore their own passions. This is Google’s work structure for its employees, who are allowed to spend 20% of their time on projects they design and are interested in. So, I’ve invited AJ Juliani to share his observations.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, Wanda Terral talks about how to help kids understand digital safety. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e305.

6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

The CoolCatTeacher

From collecting data to parent communications to taking care of yourself, Melissa has something for every classroom (as well as a pretty cool pep talk!). It also incorporates rubrics so teachers can provide meaningful, qualitative feedback to encourage the writing journey.

5 Ways to Integrate Mindfulness in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry-based learning. Join me, Richard Byrne and Monica Burns next Tuesday, October 3 for a special webinar on 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning. The Kids Discover online platform lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners at three different lexiles. Go to coolcatteacher.com/discover and get started for free.

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone Blog

Genius hour is a movement in schools that allows students to explore their own passions. This is Google’s work structure for its employees, who are allowed to spend 20% of their time on projects they design and are interested in. The idea is that when people are allowed to work on things they care about, their motivation for the job as a whole will increase. So, I’ve invited AJ Juliani to share his observations. How often to hold Genius Hour.

Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

March 23rd - April 6th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Partner Spotlight To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. What are my state’s requirements for homeschooling and how do I meet and report them?

5 MistakesTeachers Make the First Week of School

The CoolCatTeacher

This episode is intended to be a helpful reminder that will help every teacher start the school year well. Staples is my go-to back to school shopping source. Check out coolcatteacher.com/pro for my 10 Ways to tackle back to school like a pro.

Week of January 9, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

Kleinspiration

What I love most is that I don''t have to change the way I teach, alter my curriculum, or jump through hoops to use the technology. One needs to know if the students are understanding the concepts being introduced and discussed. To get started, you need to know two things.

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Week of February 27, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of February 14, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

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